Pages containing handwritten corrections, typewritten strikeovers and unsightly erasures and the like will not be accepted.
Good references for editorial details are the (University of Chicago Press).
The thesis proper (including introduction, main body of the text, illustrations, appendices, and bibliography) is numbered using Arabic numerals.
The numbering begins with 1 and runs consecutively to the end.
If a student registers for Semester I and completes all of the requirements for the degree during that semester, a fee for Semester II will not be charged, even though the degree itself is formally conferred at the end of Semester II. The Signature Page: As part of the overall completion process, the student must separately submit one signature page, which should be on archival quality paper.
The signature page should bear the original signature (not a copy) of the director (not the graduate representative or chairperson).
The Abstract If it is appropriate for the thesis to be accompanied by an abstract, it will be published in Dissertation Abstracts International.
The abstract should, in a concise manner, present the problem of the dissertation, discuss the materials and procedure or methods used, and state the results or conclusions.
The department should also be consulted regarding its policies or preferences in matters of format and style.
If publication of the thesis is anticipated, the medium of publication likely to be used should be considered when preparing the manuscript.