The format of footnotes and the bibliography are to be prepared in accordance with standard practice in the field in which one is working.Documentation formatting style must be discussed with and accepted by the advisor. The suggested typeface for theses is 10- to 12-point Arial.It is the responsibility of the student to ensure that all portions of their thesis adhere to copyright law.
Photographs can be printed on 8.5" x 11" glossy finish paper, however, margin and page number requirements as stated above still apply for pages containing photographs.
When attaching photographs to paper, double-sided tape may be used which causes the least amount of damage to the original paper.
Lowercase Roman numerals (i, ii) must be used for the pages appearing before the body of the paper (called the front matter).
The title page is considered page i, but there is no page number printed on the title page.
The thesis cannot be mailed to the Library and cannot be handed in by another person. Current fee information for binding a Master's thesis is available in the Tuition and Fees - Special Fees section of the Office of Student Accounts website.
In addition, an abstract independent of the document is to be supplied to the Library. Checks should be made payable to Stevens Institute of Technology and are due when the final thesis is submitted.
Other suggested fonts are Times New Roman and Helvetica.
Script and italic fonts should not be used except as needed in the body of the paper.
Please send your thesis electronically to [email protected] as a PDF document for review purposes prior to the acceptance deadline.
Upon final approval, one of the authors must hand-deliver three copies of the thesis (1 original and 2 copies, either xerographic, photocopied, offset or letter quality printer) to Ted Houghtaling at the Library.