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Thesis and Dissertation

Directions on Form, Preparation, and Submission of the Final Copies of Master's Theses and Doctoral Dissertations

We're Here to Help!

Sometimes you just get stuck and need some help. Maybe you have some formatting issues or a question about when things need to be done. No problem is too small to email the Thesis Clerk for help!

NGL Thesis Office


Brett Porter, Thesis Clerk

(936) 294-3804

4th floor, Room 402

Contact for all things related to formatting and submission of theses and dissertations, including Vireo. The Thesis Clerk is available through phone, email, Zoom, and in person M-F 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM


Copyright Help

image of Erin Owens, Copyright Librarian

Erin Owens

Access Services Coordinator & Scholarly Communications Librarian 

(936) 294-4567

Contact for more information about copyright.

Citation Resources


Citing Archival Resources

  • How to find a citation in Archon (online finding aids)
  • What you need to gather for a good citation
  • Links to other citation resouces

Citing Sources

  • Visual Guide to Citations:  MLA, APA, Chicago
  • EasyBib Citation Tool
  • EndNote Citation Manager
  • Other citation guides such as Legal Citation Resources, ACS, and more

Citing Sources: APA: Home

Links to resources about APA formatting.

Citing Sources: Chicago

  • Links and information about the Chicago Manual of Style and Turabian's A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations
  • Citing sources and avoiding plagiarism

Citing Sources: MLA: Home

Links and resources for MLA resources.


Academic Success Center

The Academic Success Center exists to give students that extra bit of help with writing and formatting. 

Visit the Academic Success Center website.


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