Project Guidelines

Project, Thesis, and Dissertation Workshop

The Graduate School will be providing a Project, Thesis, and Dissertation workshop on Wednesday, October 28 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. in the University Club on the Pew Campus/DeVos Building C. This workshop is not required for students completing a project, though attendance is encouraged and welcomed.

Registration is now open on The Graduate School's website. Those who register must follow GVSU's face mask policy at the time of the workshop.

Project Information Fall 2021

For the Fall 2021, all project proposals and defenses are expected to be conducted in-person unless a request for a remote event is made to The Graduate School. To make a request, please contact the Thesis and Dissertation Coordination Jennifer Palm at

For information on theses and dissertations, our Thesis and Dissertation Information webpage has additional resources available.

Forms, Guides, and Information

Explore the following content for required resources and helpful information while you complete a thesis/dissertation.


For assistance with any of these forms or questions regarding the guidelines, please contact the The Graduate School at (616) 331-7105 or