Thesis, Treatise, and Dissertation

Manuscript Clearance Information

Manuscript Clearance PROCESS Overview

A step-by-step overview of the entire manuscript clearance process can be viewed here. This resource does not contain all information that students need to know to complete the process.

Templates & FORMATTING Assistance

Word and LaTex templates formatted to FSU's guidelines are available for student use. Students can also access step-by-step help documents to resolve common formatting issues in Word.

Manuscript Clearance  Workshops

Workshops are offered every semester at different days and times. New dates are posted at the beginning of each semester. The workshop presentation slides are also available here.

Please contact the Manuscript Clearance Office with any questions by phone (850-644-0045) or email (

Student Notice: The official method of communication at Florida State University is your FSU student "" e-mail account. In order to stay informed and aware, you are required to set up and maintain your account and check it regularly (at least three times per week). If you choose to have your official FSU account forwarded to another e-mail account, you are still held responsible for all information distributed by the University to your FSU account.


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