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School of Engineering and Applied Science

A Manuscript Style Guide for the front pages for a dissertation and master's thesis provided below have been adapted for the School of Engineering and Applied Science within the context of University formatting standards. These style guides are provided for illustrative purposed only and not intended to be a template. The 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.

Special Formatting Guidelines: Detailed instructions for formatting a SEAS dissertation/praxis/thesis can be found in the SEAS 2017/2018 Doctoral Handbook on the SEAS website.

Dissertation:

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

Word Template: Dissertation title page (beta)
Word Template: Certification page (beta)
Word Template: TitlePagetoAbstractPage (beta)
Instructions: Open then save the template 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.

Praxis

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

Word Template: TitlePagetoAbstractPage (beta)
Instructions: Open then save the template 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.

Word Template: Title Page-Abstract Page (beta)
Instructions: Open then save the template 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.

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.

 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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