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Thesis and Dissertation Office - Page Order

Title Page [counted in numeric sequence--that is, counted as "page i"] No page number on the title page



Preliminary Pages (lowercase Roman numerals)



Abstract [counted in numeric sequence, and included in Table of Contents]--begin with:  ii



Copyright Page (optional) [not counted or numbered]



Acknowledgements (optional) [if included, it must be listed on Table of Contents]



Table of Contents [counted and numbered]



List of Tables [if applicable; counted and numbered and included in Table of Contents]



List of Figures and/or Nomenclature [if applicable; counted and numbered and included in Table of Contents]



List of Abbreviations (optional) [counted and numbered and included in Table of Contents]



List of Works [if applicable; counted and numbered and included in Table of Contents]

 

Preface (optional) [counted and numbered and included in Table of Contents]



Text Pages [Arabic numerals]



Chapters (numbered with Arabic numerals) [begin with page number "1" at center bottom on first page of first chapter, continue with consecutive numbers to end of manuscript]



Appendix or Appendices Half-Sheet Title Page [if applicable; counted and numbered in sequence and included in Table of Contents]



Appendices (lettered with uppercase letters with Half-Sheet Title Pages preceding each individual Appendix) [if applicable; counted and numbered in sequence and page numbers of Half-Sheet Title Pages included in Table of Contents]



Bibliography or References Half-Sheet Title Page [counted and numbered in sequence and included in table of contents]



Bibliography or Reference List [counted and numbered in sequence]