About this guide
Learn how to use Word features effectively and efficiently:
- basic templates
- images, captions, and page numbers
- front matter
- work with styles and much more!
Before you start:
- Participants should have basic experience using Microsoft Word. This workshop specifically uses Word 2016.
Note: See dissertation/thesis formatting and submission guidelines (PDF) from University of Minnesota Graduate Student Services and Progress (also see Thesis/dissertation submission and formatting page).
Tutorials for formatting your dissertation in Word
The following documents and materials are used in the tutorials. You are welcome to use your own documents, or download ours.
Supplementary handouts and slides
The following materials can help supplement the tutorials, though they are not required.
Helpful tools and services from the Libraries
The Libraries offer many tools and services that you may find useful as you write your thesis or dissertation.