In addition to these guidelines, master’s students should also consult:
In addition to these guidelines, doctoral degree candidates should also consult:
Examples of restricted information include classified or proprietary materials.
It is important to note that these restrictions do not apply to non-thesis or non-dissertation research that is approved by the student’s advisor and allowed by University of Missouri policies. Questions regarding the applicability of this policy to thesis or dissertation content should be referred to the Office of Graduate Studies.
Acting as the Office of Graduate Studies’ editorial board, the professional staff of Graduate Studies reviews each submitted thesis and dissertation for compliance with University guidelines. Works that fail to meet the appropriate standards will be returned to the student with required revisions.
We are located at:
Office of Graduate Studies
210 Jesse Hall
University of Missouri
Columbia, MO 65211
The remainder of the materials should be submitted electronically using one of the two following methods:
The preferred method of submission is via Canvas.
To access the thesis/dissertation submission organization:
Note: You might need to log out of Canvas and log back in to see the course listed.
Students who do not wish to use Canvas can submit the required electronic materials on a CD.Timelines & Deadlines for Submission
After your manuscript has been submitted to the Office of Graduate Studies, it becomes a matter of record for the University of Missouri. This includes any errors that might be in your document. Therefore, check your manuscript carefully.
Specific questions should be directed to the academic advisor for master’s students at 573-882-2232 or the academic advisor for doctoral students at 573-882-9580. You may call toll-free at 800-877-6312 or contact the Office of Graduate Studies by mail or in person at 210 Jesse Hall, Columbia, MO 65211.