RESOURCES FOR WRITING YOUR THESIS
Your are required to format your thesis in a particular way. Those requirements are documented in the Formatting Guidelines at https://grad.calpoly.edu/files/thesis/Masters-Thesis-Formatting-Guidelines.pdf . The graduate education office will verify compliance with the guidelines and require document revisions until the guidelines are meet.
There are three templates available to help you meet the guidelines, however you need to be aware the templates likely have errors. Using a template doesn’t guarantee compliance.
- A LaTeX template is available at https://github.com/CalPolyCSC/thesis-template . CSSE maintains this template for the entire campus. If you find an omission fix it and submit a pull request! LaTeX is the preferred typesetting program for many of the Computer Science faculty.
- A Microsoft Word template for Windows users is available at https://grad.calpoly.edu/files/thesis/PC%20Thesis%20Template.docx .
- A Microsoft Word template for Mac users is available at https://grad.calpoly.edu/files/thesis/MAC%20Thesis%20Template.docx .