Theses & Dissertations
Graduate students preparing to complete a thesis or dissertation should review the following dates and guidelines to ensure their work is properly submitted and meets all requirements for graduation.
This workshop covers what you need to know as soon as you get ready to submit your thesis or dissertation. It is offered once in the spring and once in the fall.
We encourage you to explore theses and dissertations previously published by students from your department and related fields.
Embargo is the term used to describe a delayed release or delayed availability of scholarly work. Under certain circumstances, scholars may need to embargo their work.
Remember to check with your department or school for questions about bibliographic style, including styles for citations, illustrations, tables, charts, etc.
Formatting & Submission
All theses and dissertations completed at KU must meet KU's requirements for formatting specific components, including Title and Acceptance pages.
Find out when to submit your thesis or dissertation and other required items.
The University of Kansas requires that all students whose degree programs require defense of a thesis or dissertation must publish their research in order to fulfill degree requirements.
Departments or advisors may require submission of a printed copy of every thesis and dissertation.