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Thesis/Project Manuscript Guidelines

Thesis and Dissertation Office: Format Manual for Thesis and Dissertations

Changes include:

  • One inch margins
  • Title page comes first
  • Signature page NOT in manuscript
  • Simplified table of contents
  • One space after punctuation at end of sentences
  • Bold font for titles, subheads and captions

More information about the rules is also available at the University Library's Guide: Thesis and Dissertation Office. If you have any questions about the format, please contact thesis@csulb.edu.