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Category Archives: Thesis/Dissertation


Hosted by the Coordinator of Student Services, this presentation on Oct. 27 will provide students with a comprehensive overview for accessing and using the iThenticate plagiarism detection software.


For those who are intending to graduate fall 2021, September 24th is the deadline to submit a preliminary draft of your thesis or dissertation online.


Hosted by the Coordinator of Student Services, each session will feature a presentation on the Graduate School’s thesis and dissertation formatting requirements along with an overview of processes, forms/deadlines, common errors and helpful resources.


If you are planning to graduate in spring 2021, don’t forget that by February 26, you must submit a preliminary draft of your thesis or dissertation online in TRACE for review by the Coordinator of Student Services.


A new session of Format Chat has been scheduled for February 23 from 9:30–11:00 a.m. to replace the January session that was canceled. Visit the UT Calendar to register for this session.


Format Chat returns for spring 2021! Hosted by the Coordinator of Student Services, each session will feature a presentation on the Graduate School’s thesis and dissertation formatting requirements along with an overview of processes, forms/deadlines, common errors and helpful resources.


The 4th Dissertation Institute (DI), will take place June 7th – 12th on the University of Michigan campus. This institute, an interactive workshop for underrepresented (African American, Native American, Pacific Island and Hispanic American) graduate students in engineering, is funded by the National Science Foundation and hosted by University of Texas, Dallas and Virginia Tech. The primary goal is to address issues that prolong completion times for those at the dissertation proposal preparation and dissertation completion stages of the targeted population. The application deadline is March 8th. If you have questions, please email them to dissertationinstitute@gmail.com.