College of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences > Student Resources > Graduate Student Support > Graduation Requirements > Thesis Requirements
The terms thesis and dissertation are often used synonymously. At DePaul University, to facilitate registration and other requirements, thesis is used for the research and document required for the masters degree in many departments and programs. All forms referenced in these requirements can be found in the
Forms Library. This page contains information you will need about thesis requirements from the inception to the completion of your project.
Required Thesis Materials
The following documents must be submitted to the LAS Graduate Student Services office by the last day of the conferral term.
This is a requirement for graduation. Please complete all online forms and email additional documents to
The Graduate Student Services Office does not offer binding services. If your department requires a bound thesis, please contact someone in the department for the binding requirements and options.
Find forms and additional information in the Graduate Student Support Forms Library.