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Phone: (210) 458-4331

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Preparation Guidelines and FAQs

The Thesis and Dissertation Officer is available to answer any questions about The Graduate School’s formatting and submission requirements via phone, email, and/or individual appointments (as needed). For assistance, contact the Thesis and Dissertation Officer, Elyse Brown ( or 210-458-6913).

Questions about preparing your Thesis or Dissertation?

Click here to download the Thesis/Dissertation Preparation Guidelines & FAQs. ( updated Spring 2020)

This downloadable PDF provides answers to many frequently asked questions The Graduate School receives regarding formatting, the preliminary draft, final submission requirements, and ProQuest. The information is divided into five categories:

  • Getting Started
  • Copyright Information
  • Formatting
  • Final Submission Requirements
  • General Questions

If you have a question that is not answered in our Preparation Guidelines & FAQs, please contact the Thesis/Dissertation Officer or email or call (210) 458-6913.

Need help using Microsoft Word to format your Thesis or Dissertation?

Click here to download the Troubleshooting/How-To Resources for Microsoft Word document. ( version 2020.1.28)

The Troubleshooting/How-To Resources for Microsoft Word pdf is available to assist you! This document has been created by The Graduate School to address common difficulties students have when using Microsoft Word to format their thesis or dissertation. The guide contains step-by-step instructions and screenshots and was created specifically for The Graduate School at UTSA’s required formatting template.

New tutorials will be added to the guide in the future, so be sure to check back later for new versions!