Formatting Guidelines

FSU's Formatting Guidelines & Requirements

for Electronic Theses, Treatises, & Dissertations (ETDs)

Students should review the following guidelines and requirements document thoroughly prior to formatting their manuscript. Please note, The Graduate School's formatting requirements take precedence over any other formatting styles.

Click to view or download the "Guidelines & Requirements."

Title and Committee Page Formatting

Manuscript Clearance also provides annotated examples of correctly formatting title and committee pages. Student's should select the document corresponding with their degree type. These two pages must be formatted exactly as shown.

Annotated Guides By Degree Type:

Please also visit the Templates and Formatting Assistance tab to find additional resources that may make following our "Formatting Guidelines & Requirements" easier for students.