Advice from the Dissertation Committee
View a pdf file of the presentation during Doctoral Week titled "The Dissertation Committee: Advice from the Literature and Lessons Learned on Our Journey"
Manuscript Option for Dissertation
The University has approved universal guidelines for doctoral students to follow as they prepare their dissertation.
Electronic Thesis and Dissertation (ETD) Guidelines.
In order to accomplish the University Dissertation Deadline, students must:
Complete final formal defense.
Make suggested corrections.
Review ETD process on library website.
Submit final dissertation packet to Kate DeLuca, Graduate Advisor. Contact Kate with questions at firstname.lastname@example.org or 412.396.6551
Submit final electronic version of their dissertation (ETD) BEFORE the date indicated on the University Academic Calendar (Latest date for prospective graduates to submit approved thesis...).
In order to comply with this University deadline, faculty strongly recommend that students schedule their final defense at least 4 to 6 weeks prior to the deadline of the term in which they plan to graduate. Students should work closely with their dissertation chair and committee members to determine a reasonable date.
Previous Doctoral Dissertations
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