Thesis Assistance: Templates and Resources for Preparing and Submitting Your Thesis
Learn how to format your thesis at a Thesis Workshop
In order to adhere to SFU's Graduate General Regulations, your thesis, dissertation, extended essays, or research project must:
- conform to SFU-specific formatting standards, and
- follow SFU-specific regulations and policies.
You are required to deliver printed and online copies of your correctly formatted thesis plus supplemental files and required forms to the library's Assistant for Theses in order to fulfill in part the requirements for graduation.
To ensure the successful acceptance of your thesis, dissertation, extended essays, or research project by the library, read the following information:
The library makes available Microsoft Word and Latex templates which conform to the SFU-specific thesis formatting standards. You are encouraged to use the thesis templates for your thesis.
Follow the required standards for layout and include necessary elements such as the title page and approval page.
Complete the necessary forms which accompany your thesis submission to the library and make yourself aware of the University's regulations surrounding theses.
Learn how to deposit the printed/paper and online copies of your thesis.
Learn how the library audits your thesis and how it makes your thesis available to others.
Contact the Assistant for Theses, learn about thesis workshops, and read help documentation on formatting your thesis.
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