Thesis Guidelines

2018 Thesis Deadline

The 2018 thesis deadline is 4:00 pm on Friday, April 27, 2018. Please deliver one printed copy of your thesis to Cindy Meehan in 111 Shattuck Hall; deliver a copy, printed or electronic, to each thesis committee member; submit an electronic copy to Your thesis will not be accepted after 4:00 pm on Friday, April 27. 

Please refer to the Handbook of Faculty Legislation: Section X, Guidelines for the Honors Programs and Honors Thesis, pps. 121-124, for specific information on thesis preparation.

For information on the Electronic Thesis Collection, see this link.  For a step-by-step guide to e-thesis submission, see this link.  

Scheduling your Thesis Defense

The usual practice for scheduling a thesis defense is to plan it for a day within one week of the department's thesis submission deadline.  After confirming a date and time with your thesis committee, please contact the department office to schedule a space.  You may stop by 111 Shattuck or email the Department of English.