The Graduate School is responsible for monitoring formatting requirements of dissertations and theses.
The specifications of Wayne State University's Graduate School for dissertation manuscript formatting are primary requirements and take precedence over all styles and other guidelines for margins, spacing, pagination, order of parts, etc.
The Graduate School certifies that theses and dissertations have been prepared as required.
Graduate School staff members are available to provide information and to review documents at any stage of the planning or writing process.
Brown's electronic theses and dissertation (ETD) system was developed by the Graduate School and the University Library and launched in 2008.
candidates at Brown must file their dissertations electronically.
The Graduate School will not accept documents if required items are missing.
The Graduate School will not extend deadlines because of miscommunication between the student and the advisor.
Ph D and master’s students are responsible for meeting all requirements for preparing theses and dissertations.
They are expected to confer with their advisors about disciplinary and program expectations and to follow Graduate School procedure requirements.