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Templates & Guidance



LaTeX Template (puthesis)

MS Word Templates



Deposit Checklist

Formatting Checklist


iThenticate Plagiarism Screening Program

iThenticate Plagiarism Screening Program


Sample Thesis/Dissertation Pages

Sample Pages

Order of Thesis/Dissertation Pages


Submit Your Electronic Thesis Deposit

Purdue University - ProQuest ETD Website


Deposit Process Guidance

Thesis/Dissertation Timeline

In Person Deposit Flow Chart

Long Distance Deposit Flow Chart

Workshop Slideshow: Thesis Formatting & Deposit - Spring 2015

Workshop Slideshow: Introduction to Thesis/Dissertation Procedures - Spring 2015

Workshop Slideshow: IUPUI Deposit Process - Spring 2015

Workshop Packet:  West Lafayette Spring 2015

Workshop Packet: IUPUI - Spring 2105


Video Instruction

1: Thesis Introduction

2: Thesis Deposit Steps

3: Creating Your Submission Account

4: Submitting Your Electronic Thesis

5: Reviewing Your Electronic Thesis

6: Deposit Appointments

7: Deposit Appointments (Required Forms & Fees)

8: General Formatting Requirements

9: LaTeX & MS Word Templates

10: Specific Formatting Requirements 1

11: Specific Formatting Requirements 2

Videos updated 11/04/2014


Copyright Information

Purdue University Copyright Office

Library of Congress Copyright Office

Purdue University Intellectual Property Policy

Sample Copyright Permission Letters

ProQuest: Copyright and Your Dissertation or Thesis


Campus Resources

Purdue Online Writing Lab

Purdue ePubs

PURR (Purdue University Research Repository)

Boiler Copy Maker