Thesis and Dissertation Support Services (TDSS)

Thesis and Dissertation Support Services offered by the Graduate School at N.C. State University are designed to enhance the success of students writing theses and dissertations. We offer a variety of writing workshops, seminars, and other programming to help students through the process of writing their theses and dissertations. We also serve as a central resource for students to help them find related graduate student success programming on campus.

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On Our Website

Learn more About TDSS
Check out our Workshops and Seminars
Come to our Thesis and Dissertation Writing Days
Apply to our Dissertation Institute
Learn about other On Campus Resources for graduate student success
Browse a variety of Online Resources for thesis and dissertation writing
Find potential sources of Dissertation Funding
Register for a TDSS Event

Timeline for Graduate Student Success

The completion of a doctoral degree includes many steps. We've created this timeline to help students navigate the various processes and to highlight where our programming can help students to better understand what's ahead.

Timeline for doctoral student success

*Click on the image for a larger PDF version with links to the various elements included here. Students can also save the PDF version to keep a copy for reference.*

Calendar of Events for Thesis and Dissertation Support Services