Thesis & Dissertation - NIU - The Graduate School

Thesis and Dissertation Office


Thesis & Dissertation Office

Welcome to the Northern Illinois University Graduate School Thesis and Dissertation webpage. The resources here will help you prepare and submit your thesis or dissertation.

All theses and dissertations must be submitted electronically. We use the acronym ETD to refer to electronic theses and dissertations in all our resources and support materials.

Additional Support

Freelance Formatters and Editors
(updated December 2014)

Statistical Consulting Services
(to support graduate students in 
their research involving statistics)
University Writing Center
(free service for NIU students,
faculty, and alumni)

Upcoming Workshops

Writing a Thesis in Engineering

Mondays, Feb. 9 - 23
Workshop Registration

Writing a Thesis in Education
or Health and Human Sciences
(This workshop is for MSEd students
and master’s students in FCNS,
Allied Health/CommD, and Nursing &
Health Studies)
Wednesdays, Feb. 11 – 25
Workshop Registration

Writing a Dissertation in Education
Saturday, Feb. 21, Naperville
Workshop Registration