ETD Templates

MS Word templates:
(right click and save the file to your computer)
The best use of the template is to start out writing the thesis/dissertation in the template. If you copy and paste a previously written thesis/dissertation into this template, you are copying the incorrect formatting and pasting that formatting into the template. The template is the bare bones Graduate School required format. You will need to customize the Main Body, Table of Contents, List of Tables, List of Figures, References, etc. per the specifications of the style guide assigned by your committee.

These templates are provided to get you started. These files are not guaranteed to be perfect for everyone as the files require customization. You are required to fix anything that does not meet the requirements set forth in the ETD Guide even if you used one of the templates. Therefore, you must use the Appendix A Checklist in the ETD Guide prior to electronically submitting the file to the Graduate School for the thesis review.

MS Word Template 1 (Page numbers at the top of the page)
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MS Word Template 2 (Page numbers at the bottom of the page)

LaTeX seminar:
Click here to view the LaTeX Seminar. The LaTeX seminar explains some of  the LaTeX templates provided on this page. Students using the templates are strongly encouraged to watch the seminar to understand how to use/alter/fully take advantage of the resources provided. The seminar is broken up into topics and troubleshoots many typical problems when using LaTeX.

LaTeX templates:
These LaTeX templates were created and supplied by fellow graduate students and faculty. Unfortunately, NCSU does not support LaTeX—meaning the NCSU Helpdesk and the Graduate School (ETD Editor and Webmaster) are not able to provide technical support for these files. You are encouraged to utilize your fellow classmates, your faculty, and the internet for assistance.

These templates are provided to get you started. These files are not guaranteed to be perfect for everyone as the files require customization. You are required to fix anything that does not meet the requirements set forth in the ETD Guide even if you used one of the templates. Therefore, you must use the Appendix A Checklist in the ETD Guide prior to electronically submitting the file to the Graduate School for the thesis review.

Thesis Class and Template Files:
Thesis class and template files

Doctoral Dissertation:
PhD example with default setting (PDF)
PhD example with non-default setting (PDF)

Master's Thesis:
MS example with default setting (PDF)

LaTeX Presentation Templates:
NCSU-stat-presentation.zip
NCSU-stat-presentation Template (PDF)

There are some websites that may be helpful. A few are listed here. Do a search in your favorite search engine to discover more.

* LaTeX information Dr. Joshua Hykes’s Website (For information purposes only. Assistance is not offered).
* LaTeX information Dr. Bloomfield’s Website (For information purposes only. Assistance is not offered).
* LaTeX information Harvard Mathematics Department
* LaTeX information LaTeX project site
* LaTeX information Trinity College
* LaTeX information Georgia Tech
* LaTeX information University of Cambridge Department of Engineering
* LaTeX information Emory University
* LaTeX information Free University of Berlin (in English)