University of Texas at Arlington

Thesis & Dissertation Information

Thesis and dissertation documents must be written in the format approved by your committee and committee chair.

Documents must be submitted electronically in PDF format via the ETD website. Please note that this link takes you to the Texas Digital Libraries Vireo site for UTA. We are no longer accepting submissions through the ProQuest ETD Administrator site. Students who would like their document to be sent to ProQuest will have the option to do so within the Vireo site.

Deadline to submit your approved Thesis or Dissertation to the Library
Summer 2016

For masters students see guidelines displayed here:

For doctoral students all documentation, including submission of your ETD, must be turned in by early September 2016.

For questions, please contact LIBRARY-DC@LISTSERV.UTA.EDU.




Older Templates

The following are older templates that were used at University of Texas at Arlington prior to Spring 2016. The library strongly encourages you to contact your chair to discover what template is recommended by your academic unit.

Formatting workshops offered in conjunction with EDGE

Tips for Thesis and Dissertation

If you have questions or need additional assistance, please call 817-272-3185.

If you would like to hire a professional to format your thesis or dissertation, you can find freelancers specializing in Microsoft Word formatting through the following links. These links are for your information only. All financial arrangements and agreements made between you and any freelance professional you contact are between you and that professional only. Neither the University of Texas at Arlington, the UT Arlington Libraries, nor the UT Arlington Office of Graduate Studies assume any responsibility on your behalf or that of the professional.  

Thesis and dissertation formatting is ultimately the responsiblity of the student and all published thesis and dissertation deadlines must be met by the student.