This page needs a 2” top margin, 1 – 1½” left margin, & a 1” right & bottom margin.
Submit your signed approval page to the School of Graduate Studies after your successful defense.
Your Approval page will be emailed to you as a PDF after the SGS dean has signed it.
You may include this page in your final copy if you choose to; otherwise you will type the names of your committee, the dean, & the date under the signature lines to be included in your final copy.
Any technology used to facilitate distance participation by the candidate or committee members must be supported by UND, capable of real-time audio and video, compatible with "presentation" software, such as Power Point, and must be open and accessible to the candidate, committee and non-committee members.
It is advisable to bring the Final Report on Candidate form and your Approval Page to the defense.Weingarten staff can discuss work at every stage, and help you move past difficult roadblocks in the process.: Supports study groups and collaborative learning and offers training, equipment and support for digital media.Both these forms need the signature of your committee.Please be sure the Approval Page is formatted correctly, and is word for word as to the sample page in the “Style Guide”, before your committee signs it.Previous UND Graduate Student Theses & Dissertations are available for review.For general questions about submitting your thesis/dissertation online, contact: Staci [email protected] technical assistance through UMI ETD Email form at Once you electronically submit your final copy for publishing, no changes are made to the format or content.Therefore, the burden of how the manuscript looks is entirely the responsibility of the student author.Please contact the School of Graduate Studies for a list of names.Each member of a candidate's advisory committee must have made his/her criticisms and have seen and approved the changes the student has made to remove the criticisms.