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Thesis and Disquisition Information and Resources

Thesis/Disquisition Deadlines

Initial Non-Course Requirements Graduation Term Deadline
  • Disquisition Proposal/Committee Approval Form
  • Thesis Abstract/Committee Approval Form
Summer 2021 April 10, 2021
Fall 2021 May 10, 2021
Spring 2022 November 10, 2021
Summer 2022 April 10, 2022



Final Non-Course Requirements Graduation Term Deadline
  • Disquisition Submission to ProQuest
  • Thesis Submission to ProQuest
  • Disquisition Final Defense Approval Form
  • Thesis Defense Approval Form
  • Comprehensive Exam
  • Portfolio
  • Foreign Language Results
Spring 2021 April 10, 2021
Summer 2021 July 10, 2021
Fall 2021 November 10, 2021
Spring 2022 April 10, 2022




Instructions for Completing Thesis/Disquisition Abstract and Defense Approval Forms

Thesis Forms
Disquisition Forms

PsyD Dissertation Forms

How to Create a Scanned Digital Signature


Other Thesis/Disquisition Resources and Links

Source/LinkDescription of Services

ProQuest Web Page
  • Upload Thesis/Disquisition
  • Copyright Information
  • Creating a PDF
Human Subjects Institutional Review Board (IRB)
  • Contact for Information
  • IRB Forms
  • Resources for Investigators
Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC)
  • RAMSeS
  • Funding Opportunities
  • Tools and Forms
  • Point of Contact
Writing and Learning Commons
  • One-on-one writing tutoring, focusing on specific writing concerns (limit one 60-minutes session per day)
  • Links to Smarthinking, an online tutoring option for additional help
  • Library of thesis-writing guides
  • Group writing workshops on topics such as thesis writing, citation styles and common grammatical mistakes
Coulter Faculty Commons
  • Qualtrics Survey Account and survey design consultation
  • Writing Circles (semi-formal peer-to-peer writing groups open to all faculty, staffr, and graduate students)
  • Scholarship of Teaching and Learning/pedagogical research consultations
  • Presentation tools and software support
Technology Commons
  • Available Assistance:
    • Software Training available by appointment for on-on-one or small groups
    • Assistance with Microsoft Word formatting capabilities and common pitfalls
  • Contact us:
    • Visit us on the Ground floor Hunter Library, open the same hours as the library
    • Call Mon.-Fri. 7:30am-6:30pm to schedule an appointment 828-227-7487
Hunter Library
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