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 to make an appointment.  Send email to 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:

Redian Furxhiu
Graduate Coordinator for on-campus MCIT, CIS/MSE and CGGT programs
Office: 308 Levine
Phone: 215-898-1668

Staci Kaplan
Program Manager for DATS (Data Science MSE)
Office: 308 Levine
Phone: 215-573-2431

Britton Carnevali
Doctoral Program Manager
Office: 310 Levine
Phone: 215-898-5515

Mariel Celentano
Graduate Coordinator for ROBO
Office: 459 Levine
Phone: 215-573-4907

Liz Wai-Ping Ng
Associate Director for Embedded Systems MSE program
Office: 313 Levine
Phone: 215-898-8543

Julia Esposito
PICS Program Coordinator, SCMP Academic Coordinator
Office: 3401 Walnut, 5th Fl.
Phone: 215-573-6037