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 Graduation Information and Thesis Formatting Links 

 

APPLYING FOR MASTER'S & DOCTORAL DEGREES

(please note this information is for graduate students in the Department of Computer & Information Science)

(1) APPLICATION FOR THE DOCTORAL DEGREE:  https://fission.sas.upenn.edu/sso/gas/degree/app-start.php

INFO @http://www.sas.upenn.edu/graduate-division/resources/graduation-and-beyond


(2) APPLICATION FOR A MASTER'S DEGREE:
www.seas.upenn.edu/graduate/pdf/g-MSEAPP.pdf

If you applied for May 2014 graduation and didn't graduate, you must reapply for August 2014 graduation.

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GRADUATION APPLICATION SCHEDULE

Now through July 7:

Apply for graduation- see (1) & (2) above.

July 28:

For doctoral students - this date is the deadline for depositing 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. 

Please advise Mike Felker, mfelker@cis.upenn.edu, when you have the appointment so he can get you the other documents to be submitted with the thesis.

 

For master's students - this date is the deadline for depositing the master's thesis with the SEAS Academic Programs Office, 109 Towne.  

Please advise Mike Felker, mfelker@cis.upenn.edu, when you plan to deposit your thesis.

August:

The degree will be posted to your transcript. 

October:

Diplomas will be mailed - more info @ https://secure.www.upenn.edu/secretary/diplomas/index.html.

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UPenn Graduation Calendar - https://provost.upenn.edu/uploads/media_items/graduation-calendar-2013-2015.original.pdf

DOCTORAL THESIS FORMATTING

                @https://provost.upenn.edu/uploads/media_items/dissertation-manual.original.pdf

  • There is an unofficial LaTex thesis format template floating around the department that probably doesn't meet the UPenn formatting requirements so be careful.
  • Click here for sample cover pages.
  • Most regular office paper is now acid free.

 

MASTER'S THESIS FORMATTING

SEAS Master's Thesis Formatting Instructions:

 

Single sided pages.

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1 1/2 inch margin on LEFT SIDE - 1 inch on other three sides

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Two (2) copies of your thesis, unbound, no staples, must be submitted to Betty Gentner in 109 Towne. Both copies must have original signatures on the title pages.  Click here for a sample of a title page.

 

Alumni info: www.seas.upenn.edu/alumni/index.php

www.alumni.upenn.edu/

Info re: your SEAS email account after graduation @ www.seas.upenn.edu/cets/answers/account-deletion.html#lifetime
Ordering official transcripts - www.upenn.edu/registrar/student-services/transcripts.html
UPenn Diploma Secretary Office - www.upenn.edu/secretary/diplomas/.
Commencement info:

Students who graduate in August, December, & May can participate in the University and Engineering Commencement Ceremonies held once each year in May.

 

 
 
 

 

 

Questions? contact Mike Felker mfelker@cis.upenn.edu

 
 
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