Your thesis or dissertation must comply with certain formatting guidelines.

Be sure to read the list of requirements thoroughly before you begin, and check the list carefully before you submit.

Your formatting requirements vary depending on whether your degree is conferred through IU or Purdue.

Purdue Thesis & Dissertation Requirements

Purdue graduate students have different thesis and dissertation requirements and deadlines than IU graduate students.  Please see the new Purdue-specific pages in the IU Graduate School Indianapolis website by clicking the Purdue link in the upper right corner from any page on our site - or follow the links below.   Please email with questions or for guidance.

Purdue Graduate Student Pages

Purdue Thesis and Dissertation Guidelines