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 ==== The Ph.D. Thesis and its defense ==== ==== The Ph.D. Thesis and its defense ====
  
-The Ph.D. thesis represents the capstone of your graduate student career. The first part is the preparation of a written document summarizing your original research. Before beginning to prepare the document, you should review the Graduate School thesis format [[http://www.grad.umn.edu/students/ThesisSubmission/index.html|requirements]]. You should look at other prior theses as examples, particularly those in the same specialty area. Keep in mind that many students have developed electronic templates and packages to format the thesis.+The Ph.D. thesis represents the capstone of your graduate student career. The first part is the preparation of a written document summarizing your original research. Before beginning to prepare the document, you should review the Graduate School thesis format [[https://assets.asr.umn.edu/files/gssp/Thesis_formatting_guidelines.pdf|requirements]]. You should look at other prior theses as examples, particularly those in the same specialty area. Keep in mind that many students have developed electronic templates and packages to format the thesis.
  
 Once the thesis is written, and before the oral defense, students must request a Graduation Packet. Requests for a Graduation Packet can be made up to one semester before the thesis defense. Included in the packet are the Thesis Reviewer'​s Report, Application for Degree, and Preparing Doctoral Dissertation. Complete copies of the thesis should be given to the thesis reviewers at least three weeks before the defense. The Thesis Reviewer'​s Report form must be signed by the thesis reviewers at least one week before the thesis defense is scheduled, and taken to the Graduate Office. The thesis should also be given to the other committee members at least two weeks prior to the defense. Once the thesis is written, and before the oral defense, students must request a Graduation Packet. Requests for a Graduation Packet can be made up to one semester before the thesis defense. Included in the packet are the Thesis Reviewer'​s Report, Application for Degree, and Preparing Doctoral Dissertation. Complete copies of the thesis should be given to the thesis reviewers at least three weeks before the defense. The Thesis Reviewer'​s Report form must be signed by the thesis reviewers at least one week before the thesis defense is scheduled, and taken to the Graduate Office. The thesis should also be given to the other committee members at least two weeks prior to the defense.
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