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Resources, Templates, Tutorials

Templates

Title Description
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Last Updated
Master's Thesis Template of a correctly formatted master’s thesis
Spring 2014
PhD Dissertation Template of a correctly formatted PhD dissertation
Spring 2014
Joint Doctorate Dissertation Template of a correctly formatted Joint Doctorate Dissertation
Spring 2014
Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) Template of a correctly formatted Doctor of Musical Arts supporting document
Spring 2014
PhD Dissertation
Template of a correctly formatted PhD dissertation (smaller margins)
LaTex Winter 2015
PhD Dissertation
Template of a correctly formatted PhD dissertation (wider margins)
LaTex Winter 2015
 

*Note about the templates: We cannot guarantee that using the templates will produce an acceptable document, as editing the documents can inadvertently change the format. You can always print out parts of your document for an advisor at the Graduate Division to check prior to e-filing.

Resources

Title Description
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Last Updated
Guide to Formatting & Filing Theses & Dissertations Policy, procedures, and requirements for formatting and filing
2016–17
UCSB Publishing Agreement UCSB dissemination options and policy on delaying release (embargo) of your thesis, dissertation or supporting document PDF 
June
2014
Embargo Request Form  Required if requesting to delay release of your IR thesis, dissertation or supporting document for more than 2 years PDF  Spring 2014 
Filing Checklist Helpful list of final requirements to complete the filing process  PDF
June
2014
ProQuest Where to file your UCSB Thesis/Dissertation
 URL
July
2014
Exit Surveys Survey of Earned Doctorates
(optional to include last 4 digits of SSN)
UCSB Doctoral Exit Survey
 URL
Nov
2015
Major Name To verify your degree objective major name (may be different than Department name)
NOTE: departments may change major name, please  contact gradacademics@graddiv.ucsb.edu if unclear

2014-15
ProQuest Publishing Guides Written information about Creating PDFs, Online Submission FAQs, UMI Copyright information, and more
2012-13

Tutorials

Title Description
Last Updated
Thesis & Dissertation Filing Online Tutorial
Thesis & Dissertation Filing Online Tutorial (Video)
Online presentation which includes information regarding the filing process, copyright, formatting, diplomas, etc.

Slides from the Tutorial (No video, just PDF)

May 2017
Submitting your Thesis/ Dissertation on ProQuest Screen-capture video tutorial with step-by-step instructions to guide you through electronic filing with ProQuest
May 2014
Common Filing Mistakes Video tutorial outlining common mistakes made when formatting and filing
Sept 2012