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Thesis and Dissertation Formatting

MSU Libraries' Office of Thesis and Dissertation Format Review reviews documents for compliance with University formatting guidelines after approval by graduate students' committee members.

For help, please contact:
  etd@library.msstate.edu
  Office Number:   (662) 325-8756

  Jenifer Ishee Hoffman, Assistant Professor - (662) 325-2170
  jhoffman@library.msstate.edu


  • Friday, June 29, 2018: Initial submission deadline
    Last day for initial submission of theses/dissertations to the Library for Summer graduation. Student must be enrolled and complete the entire initial submission process to qualify
  • Friday, July 20, 2018: Deadline for obtaining format approval.
    Last day for obtaining approval of formatting and to complete the requirements for Summer graduation.
  • Friday, October 26, 2018, (5:00 p.m.): Initial submission deadline
    Last day for initial submission of theses/dissertations to the Library for Fall graduation. Student must be enrolled and complete the entire initial submission process to qualify
  • Friday, November 16, 2018, (12:00 p.m. noon): Deadline for obtaining format approval
    Last day for obtaining approval of formatting and to complete the requirements for Fall graduation

For more deadlines and important dates, see the current Academic Calendar.