Handbook

Handbook


Handbook

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A Handbook for Theses and Dissertations contains information on The Graduate School’s policies and procedures for preparing a thesis or dissertation, having it reviewed by the Thesis Editor, and uploading it as a PDF for electronic publication, which is the final requirement for graduation. The Handbook includes an explanation of the University of Utah format, examples of pages and forms, and a discussion of copyright issues.

 

 

 

Policies and Procedures

Thesis Submission Procedure
University Policies for Theses and Dissertations
Coauthored Theses and Dissertations
Approval Requirements
Publication Requirements
Copyright

 

Formatting Requirements: Preliminary Pages

Preliminary Pages Overview
Title Page
Copyright Page
Statement of Thesis/Dissertation Approval
Abstract
Dedication, Frontispiece, and Epigraph
Table of Contents and List of Figures/Tables
Acknowledgements
Preface

 

Formatting Requirements: Text

General Formatting Requirements
Parts Composed of Related Chapters
Quotations
Headings and Subheadings
Tables and Figures
Footnote and Reference Citations
Appendix or Appendices
References or Selected Bibliography
Vita

 

Style Requirements

Documentation and Writing Styles

 

Preparation and Printing of the Manuscript

Print Quality
Margins

 

Submitting the Manuscript

Submitting from Off-Campus
Electronic Version Submitted for Thesis Release
Distribution of Theses and Dissertations
Personal Copies and Fees

 

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