Your ETDR must follow specific formatting guidelines. The ETDR Handbook outlines these requirements. The ETDR Handbook (pdf) and other tools and resources in this site demonstrate how to correctly format your ETDR to meet Graduate School requirements. ETDR submission and other requirements must be completed by specific deadlines in order for students to graduate and participate in commencement with a designated term. Refer to the Graduation and ETDR Submission Checklist at the beginning of the term in which you intend to graduate to make a plan for completing all requirements on time.
The appendix provides specific requirements on the formatting of research papers as well as theses and dissertations . General formatting requirements include recommendations on paper and margin sizes, options as to the choice of typeface, the spacing and indentation of text, pagination, and the use of titles. Formatting requirements for specific elements include the ordering and formatting of content in the front matter, main matter (text), and back matter of a work. The appendix also includes a description on preparing and submitting files, both electronically and as hard copies.