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Columbian College of Arts and Sciences

A Style Guide for the front pages for a dissertation and master's thesis provided below have been adapted for the Columbian College of Arts and Sciences within the context of University formatting standards. These style guides are provided for illustrative purposed only and not intended to be used as a template. MS Word templates provided below are offered in a beta format. 

The body of the manuscript (chapters, bibliography and appendices) should be written in a style appropriate for your field of study or you school specific guidelines, with the exception of page margins, page numbering and page order. Styles for formatting bibliographies, footnotes, and/or endnotes should be consistent with the chosen style used to format the body of your document. For more information on citation styles and citation tools, please see the webpage Writing Styles.

Copyright: Inclusion of your own previous or future publications, (including co-authored works) requires permission be granted by a publisher and may impact your ETD publishing options. Information on this topic can be found at Using your own previously published works: A guide. Obtaining copyright permissions can take some time, so please start the process well before you are ready to submit your document to the ProQuest ETD AdministratorPlease direct all questions and requests for guidance to Barrett Matthews, the Library's Compliance Officer.

University Formatting Guidelines
 

Dissertation

PhD Student Handbook

Template: TitlePage to AbstractPage (beta)
Instructions:
Open the template and save it under a new name. The text highlighted in yellow on the new document may be edited with your specific information. Please delete the optional pages you do not wish to use. (The shading or highlight will not display when printed or converted to a pdf.)

CCAS Ph.D. Sample Format - DO NOT USE AS A TEMPLATE 

Master's Thesis

Master's & Graduate Certificate Student Handbook

Template: Title Page-Abstract Page (beta)
Instructions:
Open the template and save it under a new name. The text highlighted in yellow on the new document may be edited with your specific information. Please delete the optional pages you do not wish to use. (The shading or highlight will not display when printed or converted to a pdf.)

CCAS Master's Thesis Sample Format - DO NOT USE AS A TEMPLATE

Corcoran School of Arts and Design
Summary of Formatting Guidelines for Corcoran School of Arts and Design.
Please upload PDFs of websites, etc. as supplemental files in the ETD Administrator.
 

LaTeX Resource: This optional resource is available to GW graduate students courtesy of a past SEAS Graduate Student (See Github for author and contributor information). The University considers this to be a RESOURCE ONLY for students using LaTeX to write their GW thesis or dissertation. NOTE: The University and/or The School of Applied Science and Engineering Sciences DOES NOT support or maintain this resource.

NOTE: Students will need to made make the following changes to meet University and Columbian College of Arts and Sciences ETD Formatting Protocols including, but not limited to 
     1. Remove the bold from the title on the title, certification and abstract pages.
     2. The body of the document will need to be adopted to your chosen style's (ie. APA) formatting requirements.

The LaTeX resource and accompanying instructions for downloading/installing the class files and online LaTeX resources are available through GitHub.

This thesis class and template is licensed under GNU General Public License v3.0

Also available under Templates on Overleaf.

Electronic Theses and Dissertations Administrator: Gelman Library.2130.H.Street.NW.Washington.DC.20052.etds@gwu.edu
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