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 Research and Academic Services office, 109 Towne.

Doctoral Thesis Formatting:

  • Dissertation resources, including the doctoral dissertation manual/style guide and thesis formatting templates.
  • 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 Penn Engineering information regarding submitting and formatting the master’s thesis.
  • The Penn master’s thesis guide can be accessed here.

Commencement Information:

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

Graduate Program:

Your CIS Contacts:

Mike Felker – CIS Graduate Admissions
Graduate Coordinator for on-campus Master in Computer and Information Technology and Master of Science in Engineering programs
Office: 158 Levine
Phone: 215-898-9672
Email: mfelker@cis.upenn.edu

Britton Carnevali
Graduate Coordinator for PhD program
Office: 310 Levine
Phone: 215-898-5515
Email: brittonc@cis.upenn.edu

Joy McManus
Graduate Coordinator for ROBO
Office: 459 Levine
Phone: 215-573-4907
Email: joymc@seas.upenn.edu

Liz Wai-Ping Ng
Associate Director for Embedded Systems MSE program
Office: 313 Levine
Phone: 215-898-8543
Email: wng@cis.upenn.edu