Electronic Thesis & Dissertation (ETD) Technical Support

The UF Computing Help Desk provides technical support for UF graduate students while they prepare and submit their dissertation or thesis to the Graduate School Editorial Office.


Due to COVID-19, our appointments are done only through Zoom. After confirming your appointment, we will send you a email invitation with a link for the Zoom meeting. No walk-ins are being accepted at our physical location.

Our office provides:

  • formatting templates
  • online tutorials
  • email support
  • one-on-one consultation

To contact us (or to make an appointment for consultation), please email us here or call us at 392-HELP and ask for an appointment.


Service Options

Just a few of the services we offer to students, faculty and staff.


MS Word & LaTeX Templates

Microsoft Word: A Word file in the correct format for UF Theses and Dissertations. Not only is the document in the correct format, but its content is an instruction manual in how to prepare a Thesis or Dissertation. This file will work on both PC and Mac. We provide it in the .doc format but recommend working in the .docx format if you are able.

LaTeX: We don’t recommend that you learn LaTeX expressly to write your Thesis or Dissertation, but if your field has already required that you learn LaTeX, this Template will save you a lot of time and effort.


Online Tutorials

Instructions on how to use the Templates are also on line – available 24-7! Just because it’s 3:00 am doesn’t mean you can’t get the help you need.