TAD Forms and Templates


The links below will take you either to the form or to instructions to complete the form, if hosted elsewhere.

FormRequired forRequested due date
TAD Submission Form [PDF]All students completing and defending a written thesis/dissertationWhen requesting first format review or applying for graduation, whichever comes first
Report of Oral DefenseAll students completing an oral defenseFinal Clearance Deadline
Survey of Earned Doctorates (SED) [PDF]*Doctoral CandidatesFinal Clearance Deadline
OhioLINK Upload [PDF]All students completing and defending a written thesis/dissertationFinal Clearance Deadline

*Additional Survey of Earned Doctorates (SED) resources

Optional Forms for Master's and Doctoral students

All forms may be submitted electronically to tad@ohio.edu or dropped off at the front desk of the Graduate College, Grosvenor Hall, 102.

Digital Accessibility


TAD Services strongly recommends using the template designed for your college, as the minimum requirements for publication have already been formatted correctly in the document. Using the template will save you hours in the formatting process.

Instructions and helpful formatting tips can be found in the sample chapters of each document. Read the instructions in the yellow box on page 1 to begin.

Current Templates for PC & Mac

*TAD Services recommends updating to the latest version of MS Word, which is available for free to all Ohio University students.

LaTeX Template

LaTeX Guide [PDF] The guide can be used as a "how-to" for using the "Ohio-etd" class file. We recommend reading this first.

LaTeX Template [.zip] This folder contains the template file .tex and the Class file .cls.

This template was not created by a TAD Services staff member. Therefore we cannot provide technical assistance as to its use. Please consult a textbook or contact your department for further assistance.

Questions about previous templates?

Please contact the TAD Services by emailing tad@ohio.edu or calling 740.593.2800.