ETD | Formatting Your Thesis or Dissertation


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Several resources are available to assist you with formatting your thesis or dissertation according to the AU guidelines and your chosen style guide. MS Word templates and LaTeX templates are available. Your school or college may review the formatting of your document and require changes if the document does not conform to the guidelines. Contact the ETD administrator for your school or college for more information.

Formatting Assistance

Students with questions about formatting in LaTeX can contact Assen Assenov in CTRL, at (202) 885-3861.

For assistance, students with questions about how to format in MS Word or the MS Word template can schedule an appointment with Rebecca Reeves, the ETD coordinator, at (202) 885-3205.