Navigating the UNLV Graduate College T/D Process


Sep. 16, 2020, 12pm to 1:30pm


The culminating work of a graduate student is an opportunity for students to highlight their area of expertise and research interests. Depending on your area of study, masters or doctoral students are offered a variety of final project options, however the most common culminating work is known as a thesis or dissertation. Both a thesis and dissertation require original research and must adhere to protocol outlined by the Office of Research Integrity. Once a thesis or dissertation is complete, it is submitted to the Graduate College, submitted to iThenticate, and published on ProQuest. All thesis and dissertations, regardless of area of study, must adhere to the formatting guidelines as established by the Graduate College.

By participating in this workshop you will:

  • Identify steps to help you prepare to start writing your thesis or dissertation
  • Understand the UNLV Graduate College thesis and dissertation formatting process, including formatting requirements and the submission process
  • Learn what Digital Scholarship@UNLV is Understand what ProQuest is and how to upload the final version to ProQuest
  • Learn what Ithenticate is and how you can use it
  • Learn about the IRB review process

Professional Development Academy Program: N/A

Professional Development Academy Pillars: Career Prep

Learning Experience: Interactive

Time Commitment: < 2 hours

Lifecycle Stage: Late Master’s & Late Doctoral


  • Dax Miller, Senior Human Research Administrator
  • Jennifer Stevens, Lead Thesis/Dissertation Format Reviewer
  • Megan Wilson, Retention, Progression, & Completion Coordinator
  • Andrea Wirth, Scholarly Communication Librarian & Associate

Admission Information

This workshop is open to UNLV graduate students.

Please RSVP at least 24 hours prior to the workshop.

Contact Information

Grad Rebel
Graduate College

External Sponsor

Graduate College