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Formatting your thesis: Required formatting standards and organization

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The Library's Theses Office assists with formatting theses, projects and extended essays for submission to the Library and for publication. You are encouraged to use the Library's thesis template to help format your thesis.  

Formatting standards and details

  1. Overall layout and specifications
  2. Title page
  3. Approval pages
  4. Abstract
  5. Footnotes / endnotes
  6. Tables, figures, & illustrations
  7. Appendices & supplemental material

If your thesis includes reproductions of copyrighted material (e.g., maps, figures, diagrams), you must in most cases obtain permission to use this material from the copyright owner. See the Copyright and your Thesis FAQ for more information.