Dissertation Writing Resources

Take a look at these resources that are designed to help you with writing your dissertation. 

Dissertation Fellowship 

  • This semester-long fellowship provides funding for doctoral students to focus exclusively on completing their dissertations. 

Dissertation Lab

  • This two-day event provides support and guidance to navigate through common roadblocks in dissertation writing. 

Online Writing Workshops from Office of Graduate Studies

  • A series of online workshops to help you maximize your writing productivity and overcome challenges.

Online Writing Tutorials from Lynda.com

  • A curated series of online tutorials from Lynda.com that help with common questions related to citations, grammar, editing and writing. 

Recommended Reading

  • The books and websites listed on this page can help you successfully navigate the thesis/dissertation writing process.

Theses/Dissertations Formatting Workshops

  • Not sure about the changes to the thesis/dissertation format? Want to learn quick tips on how to format different parts of your dissertation? 

Writing Center

  • The UT Arlington Writing Center offers workshops and individual consultations for graduate students seeking assistance with all levels of academic writing, including the thesis/dissertation.

Writing Group Grant

  • Keeping a schedule is a very important part of completing your dissertation. The Writing Group Grant encourages you to create a writing group to keep yourself on schedule to graduate. 

Outside Copy Editing Services

  • Please note: The copy editors listed in the links below are not affiliated with UT Arlington, and we are not endorsing them by including their contact information.
  • The University of Texas at Austin's Writing Center offers guidance on hiring a freelance copy editors, as well as a list of freelance copy editors, here.
  • Outside copy editors can also be found by using resources such as the Editorial Freelance Association.