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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 a template. MS Word templates provided below are offered in a beta format. Feedback on these templates can be sent to etds@gwu.edu.

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.

 

CCAS Graduate Student Handbook

Dissertation

Style Guide - Do not use this as a template; it is for illustrative purposes only.

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.

Master's Thesis

Style Guide - Do not use this as a template; it is for illustrative purposes only.

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.

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 Template: The template below is available to graduate student use courtesy of Shankar Kulumani, a SEAS Graduate Student. This template is considered a RESOURCE ONLY by the University for students using LaTeX to write their thesis or dissertation. The template conforms to University and SEAS formatting guidelines as of 5/21/2018. Students should be aware that University Formatting Guidelines may change over time. Please note: The University or The School of Applied Science and Engineering Sciences DOES NOT support or maintain this template.

NOTE: Students may need to make formatting adjustments per the University and Columbian College of Arts and Sciences ETD Formatting Protocols including, but not limited to 
     1. The title on the title, certification, and abstract pages would need to have the bold removed.
     2. Page headers in front pages would need to have the bold removed.
     3. The body of the document would need to be adopted to your deparment's formatting requirements

The template and accompanying instructions for downloading/installing the class files and online LaTeX resources is accessible through GitHub at

 https://github.com/skulumani/thesis-gwu

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

 

 

 

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