Official SHSU Directions
Research involving human or animal participants must be approved by the SHSU Committee for the Protection of Human Subjects prior to the commencement of the project.
Instructions and applications are available from the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, Thomason building- Suite 303 or from the OSRP web site at http://www.shsu.edu/dept/office-of-research-and-sponsored-programs/.
Templates with Macros do not work well with Mac computers. These .docm Microsoft Word documents work best with PC computers.
Templates without Macros
These are regular .docx Microsoft Word documents that can be used by both PC and Mac users.
The following style manuals have been accepted by the Sam Houston State University Graduate Council. The most recent edition of these manuals should always be followed. CONSULT YOUR THESIS/DISSERTATION DIRECTOR TO DETERMINE WHICH MANUAL IS REQUIRED BY YOUR DEPARTMENT.