Submitting a Final Thesis or Dissertation

The final copy of any thesis or dissertation must be submitted electronically in PDF format. Listed below are policies, instructions, and templates for submitting a final electronic dissertation or thesis.

Instructions and Policies


  1. Electronic Thesis/Dissertation Template:
  2. Electronic Thesis/Dissertation Template: APA6 version-optional created by BCOE:

Formatting Instructions

Sycamore Scholars

Sycamore Scholars, an initiative of the Indiana State University library, collects, preserves, and provides open access to electronic scholarly work of the ISU community. Electronic theses and dissertations of students graduating since 2010 become part of the Sycamore Scholars repository.

Last updated: 25 February 2014

The Catalog of Indiana State University is the document of authority for all students. The requirements given in the Catalog supersede information issued by any academic department, program, college, or school. The University reserves the right to change the requirements at any time. The right to correct errors is also reserved.


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