Thesis Formatting Service

What is the Thesis Formatting Service?

The Library and the Centre for Scholarly Communication, in collaboration with the College of Graduate Studies, is offering a Thesis Formatting Service to all graduate students. The service respects the academic purpose and integrity of the thesis writing and submission process and includes services such as:

  • Formatting of tables of contents and lists of figures, tables, and illustrations
  • Formatting of margins, line spacing, indentation, title pages, page numbering, and headers and footers
  • Text formatting, including styling headings, case corrections, and pagination
  • Alignment of tables, graphs, charts, and figures

How can you use the Thesis Formatting Service?

Graduate students who wish to take advantage of this service must:

What happens next?

Library staff will:

  • Perform a component review
  • Format the document to conform to the specifications provided by the College of Graduate Studies
  • Flag third-party material lacking copyright permission statements

When you pay the fee in full, the reviewed and formatted thesis will be released to you via the UBC Workspace 2.0 Self-Service Portal.

Questions?

If you have further questions about the Thesis Formatting Service, or require additional information on the scope of the service, please email ubco.thesisformatting@ubc.ca.

The College of Graduate Studies has also created several additional resources to help you format your thesis: