Thesis/Dissertation Support

The UFIT Help Desk’s Thesis and Dissertation Support Center  provides help to graduate students during the process of formatting their Thesis or Dissertation according to the Graduate Editorial Office’s guidelines. We also provide and maintain Templates for graduate students to use in the production of their document in both MS Word and LaTeX formats.

Please ensure that you are familiar with the template prior to constructing your Thesis or Dissertation. If you would like an appointment with a T&D Team member or have your document reviewed for formatting, please use the Submit a Request form, or email us at T&

To contact us with questions, an appointment request, or to request a document review via email:

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MS Word & LaTeX Templates

The Thesis & Dissertation Support Center maintains templates for MS Word and LaTeX to make adhering to the Graduate Editorial Office Publication Standards a little easier. Please note while you can imitate the template, that the styles and environments in these templates are hard to recreate on one’s own. Click here to access templates

Online Tutorials

We have a variety of tutorials for you, ranging from template overview to formatting tables and figures. It is our recommendation that when you download the template for the first time, you watch the “MS Word Template Instructions” to understand how it works.

Graduate Editorial Office

Graduate Editorial Office

The Editorial Office is a separate office from the Thesis and Dissertation support center who oversee the thesis and dissertation process. Click here to find deadlines, checklists for submission, format requirements, and example pages.

Schedule Appointment

Book an Appointment

Schedule an online appointment with one of our trained T&D Consultants, get a document review via email, request your document be converted to PDF, ask a question, or request a guest speaker.