The following is an outline of the dissertation process. Click on each step to access information and links to forms that are relevant to that particular step. For a printer-friendly outline of the dissertation process, please see the Dissertation Checklist. When drafting your document, please follow the Graduate School's dissertation template and the Graduate School's Dissertation Formatting Guide.  student checklist is also available to use to check your document before submitting it TDS for review and approval. If you have any questions or concerns regarding any of the steps, please contact Thesis and Dissertation Services in the Graduate School at TDS@tamuc.edu or (903)886-5968.