Thesis and Dissertation Templates



These Microsoft Word templates provide styles, manage margins, place page numbers properly, and provide the necessary elements and instruction for creating your thesis or dissertation and assembling it in the correct order.

To download these free templates, please select the template for your operating system and version of Microsoft Word.

Windows Thesis/Dissertation Templates

Mac OS X Thesis/Dissertation Templates

The following user guide is provided to assist you in using the templates.

Using the Thesis and Dissertation Templates (.pdf)

Missed a workshop? Watch Bob below at his Thesis/Dissertation Templates Workshop.

Bob Penman

Meet Bob Penman

Bob is the Thesis and Dissertation Support Specialist in the Graduate School. He helps graduate students use the Thesis and Dissertation Templates and has updated the templates for use with different versions of Microsoft Word. He also assists students with converting their theses or dissertations to pdf format.

For further assistance with the templates or other formatting issues contact Bob at or at

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