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ProQuest ETD (Electronic Thesis and Dissertation) Submission

This is an overview of the ProQuest ETD, which is used to submit your thesis and/or dissertation.

Dissertation Order of Assembly

Title Page*   (unnumbered but counted as as page i)
Preliminary Pages:   (Paginate all subsequent preliminary pages using roman numerals beginning with ii, iii, etc.)
  • Approval Page*
  • Abstract (lower case)*
  • Preface or Forward (if any)
  • Dedication (if any)
  • Acknowledgement (if any)
  • Table of Contents
  (Preliminary pages, starting with the approval Page and including the Table of Contents page, should appear on the Table of contents page.)
  • List of Tables (if any)
  • List of Figures (if any)
  • Lists of other types of materials (photographs, etc.)
Body of Text   (Paginate body of text using Arabic numerals, beginning with 1)
List of References    
Appendices (if any)    
Copyright Statement*   (unnumbered;  unsigned)

* You do need a signed copy of these forms as well.  They will be kept separate from the official submission which has a specific order of assembly (spelled out above).  Required format for these pages is provided in Appendix A and in the downloadable Microsoft Word template under the "Introduction" tab.

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