If a student registers for Semester I and completes all of the requirements for the degree during that semester, a fee for Semester II will not be charged, even though the degree itself is formally conferred at the end of Semester II. The Signature Page: As part of the overall completion process, the student must separately submit one signature page, which should be on archival quality paper.
The signature page should bear the original signature (not a copy) of the director (not the graduate representative or chairperson).
The department should also be consulted regarding its policies or preferences in matters of format and style.
If publication of the thesis is anticipated, the medium of publication likely to be used should be considered when preparing the manuscript.
Pages containing handwritten corrections, typewritten strikeovers and unsightly erasures and the like will not be accepted.
Good references for editorial details are the (University of Chicago Press).The thesis proper (including introduction, main body of the text, illustrations, appendices, and bibliography) is numbered using Arabic numerals.The numbering begins with 1 and runs consecutively to the end.A request to restrict download access to a thesis or dissertation has an initial two-year window from the time of degree conferral.Guidelines associated with restricted dissertation access are: for assistance.A master’s student with a thesis requirement will submit the file through Brown's electronic theses and dissertation (ETD) system.The system is designed to collect and archive the thesis or dissertation as a text-based PDF file.If it is known in advance that the thesis will be published by a particular publisher or journal, the editorial practices of that publisher or journal should be followed.The form of footnotes and bibliography, in particular, may vary with different publishers and journals.Page numbers may be placed closer to the edge of the paper than the text itself.Most theses consist of preliminary pages which are numbered using Roman numerals, and the thesis proper, which is numbered using Arabic numerals.