The Graduate School is now handling thesis and dissertation.
This guide will be available online until the Graduate School completes the ETD Manual (expected completion is Fall 2021) at which time it will replace the current NGL thesis/dissertation handbook. Please use this guide for formatting purposes only. For procedural information and other assistance, please go to the Graduate School's webpage linked above.
Official SHSU Directions
Order of Events
Research involving human or animal participants must be approved by the SHSU Committee for the Protection of Human Subjects prior to the commencement of the project.
Instructions and applications are available from the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, Thomason building- Suite 303 or from the OSRP web site at http://www.shsu.edu/dept/office-of-research-and-sponsored-programs/.
These are regular Microsoft Word documents that can be used by both PC and Mac users. These have a helpful outline for creating your document.
The following style manuals have been accepted by the Sam Houston State University Graduate Council. The most recent edition of these manuals should always be followed. CONSULT YOUR THESIS/DISSERTATION DIRECTOR TO DETERMINE WHICH MANUAL IS REQUIRED BY YOUR DEPARTMENT.