Graduation Information and Thesis Formatting Links

Applying for Your Degree:

Thesis Submission:

Doctoral students deposit the thesis with the SAS Graduate Office, 3401 Walnut Street,Suite 322A. Appointments are necessary: For depositing the thesis; call 898-7444 or send email to gas-degree@sas.upenn.edu to make an appointment.  Send email to cisphd@seas.upenn.edu when you have the appointment

Master's students deposit the master's thesis with the Penn Engineering Academic Programs Office, 109 Towne.  

Doctoral Thesis Formatting:

  • Dissertation resources, including the doctoral dissertation manual/style guide and thesis formatting templates; click here for more resources.
  • NOTE: There is an unofficial LaTex thesis format template floating around the department that probably doesn't meet the Penn formatting requirements so be careful.
  • Click here for sample cover pages.
  • Most regular office paper is now acid free.

Master's Thesis Formatting:

  • Click here to access detailed SEAS information regarding submitting and formatting the master's thesis.
  • Click here for information for CIS/MSE students re: the thesis option.
  • The Penn master's thesis guide can be accessed here.

Commencement Information:

Students who graduate in August, December, & May can participate in the University and Engineering Commencement Ceremonies held once each year in May. SEAS Research & Academic Services Office contacts students re: participating in commencement.

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