Thesis, Dissertation, Research Paper

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Many graduate programs require students to complete either a thesis, dissertation, or research paper. These documents must be submitted electronically. The standards of preparation that have been established by SIU graduate faculty and the administration of the Graduate School must be followed.

View the guidelines/processes below for each option.

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Research Paper

Thesis and Dissertation