Dissertation and Thesis Guide

The following Dissertation and Thesis guide is available for Dedman College Master's and Doctoral students:

Dissertation and Thesis Guide



  1. A Microsoft Word template is available here. An accompanying list of notes and tips for this template can be found here.  
  2. Helpful reviewer notes and examples can be found here.
  3. LaTeX template, check with your department. 
  4. Sample pages using the American Psychological Association formatting guidelines are available here, courtesy of the University of Toledo.


SMU Scholar 

For those students uploading a thesis or dissertation to SMU Scholar, click here to download the Deposit Agreement Form or to obtain the ETD Submission Training Guide.