Dissertation & Thesis Handbook

The Handbook – Final Checklist

Submit the materials identified below to complete the degree process:

  • Review here the materials required for your level of study to ensure every item is submitted.
  • Download the appropriate Final Checklist in Appendix M1 (doctoral) or Appendix M2 (master's), recording the date of submission for each item. Retain a copy for your records, if desired.

Doctoral Students

      HOW?                                   WHAT?                                  WHERE?
Online

1.  Dissertation, as a PDF with embedded fonts

http://www.etdadmin.com/temple/

2.  Publishing Agreement

http://www.etdadmin.com/temple/

3.  Survey of Earned Doctorates

https://sed.norc.org/doctorate/showRegister.do
Email

4.  Curriculum Vitae (CV) or Résumé

cviola@temple.edu
Hard Copy

5.  Dissertation/Thesis Processing Fee form with $50 processing fee posted to FOAPAL 100000 24800 4981 04

Bursar's Office
1801 N. Broad Street, 1st Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19122

6.  Permission to Reproduce Dissertation/ Thesis form

Graduate School, Attn. Christa Viola
1803 N. Broad Street, 501 Carnell Hall
Philadelphia, PA 19122-6095

7.  Final Signature Page, as created by the Graduate School and delivered to your department for the defense

    • Printed on Graduate School letterhead
    • Bearing original ink signatures of the entire Dissertation Examining Committee
    • NOT altered in any way

Graduate School, Attn. Christa Viola
1803 N. Broad Street, 501 Carnell Hall
Philadelphia, PA 19122-6095

Master's Students

IMPORTANT NOTE: All documents must be delivered to the Graduate School at the same time. 

      HOW?                                   WHAT?                                  WHERE?
Online

1.  Thesis, as a PDF with embedded fonts

http://www.etdadmin.com/temple/

2.  Publishing Agreement

http://www.etdadmin.com/temple/
Hard Copy

3. Dissertation/Thesis Processing Fee form with $50 processing fee posted to FOAPAL 100000 24800 4981 04

Bursar's Office
1801 N. Broad Street, 1st Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19122

4.  Permission to Reproduce Dissertation/ Thesis form

Graduate School, Attn. Christa Viola
1803 N. Broad Street, 501 Carnell Hall
Philadelphia, PA 19122-6095

5.  Final E-Title Page, formatted by following the script in Appendix E1 on the writable version in Appendix E2

    • Bearing original ink signature of the Thesis Advisor
    • Incorrect formatting, typographical errors, and/or wrong diploma date necessitate creation of a new hard copy and procuring your Thesis Advisor's original ink signature again

Graduate School, Attn. Christa Viola
1803 N. Broad Street, 501 Carnell Hall
Philadelphia, PA 19122-6095