For general questions related to completing your thesis, see our FAQ.
For general formatting support, download the Manuscript Construction Guidelines (PDF) for PC or the Manuscript Construction Guidelines (PDF) for MAC. Understanding how to use a number of basic Microsoft Word and Adobe Acrobat tools will greatly simplify the formatting and completion of your thesis. All topics are essential to the proper construction of your thesis or dissertation.
For additional formatting assistance, first use your HawkID and password to log into Lynda.com. Once you've logged in, click on the links below to learn more about the following:
- Applying and Modifying Styles
- Creating a Table of Contents from an Outline or from Other Styles
- Creating a List of Tables or Figures
- Adding Table and Figure Captions
- Converting Long Files to PDF
- Inserting Tables
For a more personalized approach, contact our office to receive one-on-one support. We can answer questions related to formatting requirements, help you assemble your manuscript, and provide technical assistance with ETD submission. We will also provide a pre-deposit check of your thesis.