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Thesis and Dissertation Formatting


Submitting your thesis or dissertation to the library before graduation is the culmination of your graduate career. We can help make it easier.

Mississippi State University Libraries offer templates to help you format your thesis or dissertation. All are available in Scholars Junction, MSU's institutional repository.

To access the templates, you must create an account using a campus email address ( See a guide to creating your Scholars Junction account.

Once you have an account, visit Scholars Junction's Standards and Templates for Preparing Theses and Dissertations collection to freely download any of our templates:

If you have questions about which template to use, please contact the Office of ETD Formatting and Submissions at or (662) 325-8756.