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While you will follow one of the style guides (APA, MLA, ACS, Turabian, etc.) in citing research in your thesis/dissertation, the front pages must follow the university standards established by the School of Graduate Studies and Research.

Sample Pages

IUP has established standards for the layout of the front matter of theses/dissertations. Review the examples below carefully to ensure your document complies to the standards.

Refer to the Thesis-Dissertation Manual for additional guidelines on formatting your thesis or dissertation.

Please direct questions regarding the formatting of your thesis or dissertation to the Thesis-Dissertation Office, 120 Stright Hall, grad-research@iup.edu, phone 724-357-2224, fax 724-357-2715.

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