Summer Thesis/Dissertation/DMA Pre-Check Session

Wed, Aug 28, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
/ Location: 3117 Cheadle Hall

On Wednesday, August 28, Academic Advisors from the Graduate Division will be available to meet with students individually to conduct formatting pre-checks and answer questions about the process of filing a master’s thesis, doctoral dissertation, or DMA supporting document. Individual sessions are available between 9-‚Äč11:00am.

Sign up for a time-slot via this spreadsheet

In addition, our Academic Counselor will be available during this time for support, referrals, and tips to get you through the thesis/dissertation writing process!

  • Referrals to campus resources for academic writing, career counseling
  • Tips on time-management, communication with advisors, etc.

Workshop Pre-Preparation (Required):

  1. Watch the following video tutorials before the session:
    1. Thesis/dissertation filing and the awarding of your degree
    2. Formatting Overview
    3. E-Filing Video Tutorial
  2. Review the Step-by-Step-FILING-TUTORIAL PDF
  3. Write down all of your questions to bring to the workshop
  4. Print out your thesis or dissertation draft (or just the preliminary pages and one chapter) to bring to the workshop for a “pre-check.”

The Graduate Division looks forward to helping you through this process! Please note that if you can’t attend one of these sessions, you can still drop-in during Graduate Division’s business hours any time for a pre-check, or email us your questions at

Event Contact : Rickie Smith