Thesis Formatting Help

Resources for Thesis Formatting

1. Please follow the formatting guidelines in the Thesis Writers Guide

  • Do not look at previous theses as templates or as formatting guides since requirements can change.
  • Unofficial LaTeX template – The Graduate Student Government has maintained an unofficial thesis template using LaTeX. Please click here for more information, or to download, this template.
  • The Office of Graduate Studies does not provide support for templates, including LaTeX.

2. LAIS Writing Center (Located in Alderson Hall room 133)

  • The Writing Center offers help with writing and formatting.
  • 60 minute appointments are highly recommended for thesis help.
  • It is best to bring a double-spaced document, including figures.
  • Plan on working on approximately 5 to 10 pages of text per appointment.
  • To schedule an appointment, click here.
  • Walk-in thesis formatting help is offered near the upload deadlines. No appointment necessary for this service.
  • For additional information or the Writing Center schedule, click here.
  • For questions, contact Allyce Horan at

3. Office of Graduate Studies (Located in Coors Tek 204)

  • Please note: OGS is no able to offer assistance with MicroSoft Word questions, LaTex template questions or embedding font questions.