Your thesis or dissertation must be approved by the Graduate School by the published deadline dates of your graduating term in order to graduate in a given semester. Additionally, all required forms must be completed by by the published deadlines. Please familiarize yourself with the required submission process, copyright registration , and the student and advisor responsibilities prior to the semester you plan to graduate. You are required to adhere to the Colorado State University Graduate School formatting and submission guidelines.
Uploading Your Thesis to the Library (ETD) | Guide to the ALM Thesis
It saves all versions of the ETD, and allows us to work with you on revising your document to meet the format requirements. You will receive a confirmation email once you've submitted the ETD. Review of the ETD will generally require business days once all of the submission requirements have been completed to review, although ETDs submitted close to or on the deadline may require longer review times. You need to download the PDF to your computer and then open it in order to see the comments. This messes with all of your formatting, and will make it nearly impossible to make the corrections. Make the needed revisions in the Word document you originally used. We strongly suggest saving the word doc as a new copy, so that you have the original Word document if anything happens to the revised document.
These are the steps you will pursue as you finish your thesis or dissertation, prepare to graduate, and, at last, submit your final, approved manuscript to ProQuest. Write the thesis or dissertation using your preferred word processing program using university formatting guidelines and incorporate any additional guidelines put forward by your school or college in the graduate student handbook. The date degree conferred should be on the title page of your manuscript. Familiarize yourself with the material at this website and at the GW ProQuest ETD Administrator website so that you can start thinking about what is involved in preparing and submitting an electronic thesis or dissertation. You may create a login and password at the ProQuest submission site if you wish, but we recommend that you only submit the final, approved thesis or dissertation.
Upcoming ETD Workshops. There are a lot more workshops available, such as Abstract Writing, Finding Funding, Grant Writing, and Dissertation Completion, as well as an additional ETD seminar held once per semester to help guide students through the final steps of the thesis or dissertation process and submitting the completed manuscript to ProQuest. Note that there are different documents for KUMC and Lawrence campuses and for theses or dissertations. Electronic Thesis and Dissertation Formatting how-to guides.