Culminating Project Information

Deadlines for submission of a written culminating project:

  • Summer-2 2014: August 5
  • Fall-1 2014: October 30
  • Fall-2 2014: December 20
  • Spring-1 2015: March 26. 2015
  • Spring-2 2015: May 8, 2015
  • Summer-1 2015: June 24, 2015

If you submitted all required documents prior to the deadline and your grades were submitted, you can anticipate your degree to be posted about 3 weeks after the deadline for culminating project submission. If you have questions on your degree completion status, please call (320) 308-2113.

Culminating Project Manuals

Formatting Basics Demonstration


Writing Resources at SCSU

LEO -- Online handouts on effective writing, referencing, and avoiding plagiarism.

Citation Styles -- citing and referencing information.

Avoiding Plagiarism (.pdf)

Citation Screencasts, Writing Handouts, and Two-Minute Podcasts

Microsoft Word 2010 Resources

Getting Started -- information on spell check, grammar check, and search and replace begins on page 40 (.pdf)

Collaborative editing tools in Word (.pdf)

Page Numbering in MS Word

As you prepare to graduate, its important to demonstrate your ability to synthesize the experience through a culminating project. The following pages are available to help you successfully complete the requirements for a project that will better prepare you for further studies or employment after graduation.

2014-15 Culminating Projects Workshops

Culminating Project Process

Drop-in, Hands on Formatting Assistance

Corey Fitzgerald, Graduate Assistant for Format Review and ETD Support
Miller Center 212

1:00 -4:00 pm on the following Wednesdays:

  • September 17 and 24
  • October 15 and 22
  • November 5
  • January 21 and 28
  • March 18 and 25

and by appointment. Please email to set up an individual appointment

10+ Tips for Improving your Academic Writing

Offered by The Write Place
September 3, Wednesday, 3:00 pm
Building 51, Room 118

Effective Paragraphing

Offered by The Write Place
September 17, Wednesday, 3:00 pm
Building 51, Room 118

Tricky Word Usages

Offered by The Write Place
October 1, Wednesday, 3:00 pm
Building 51, Room 118

APA Citation and Document Format

Offered by The Write Place
October 15, Wednesday, 3:00 pm
Building 51, Room 118

Writing the Literature Review

Offered by The Write Place
November 5, Wednesday, 3:00 pm
Building 51, Room 118

Working with Statistics in Research

Randy Kolb, Statistical Consulting and Research Center
Available for individual consultations

Randy Kolb's Statistics Powerpoint for culminating projects

Statistics Resource Guide (.pdf)

Culminating Projects Workshop Series Archives

More culminating project information is available here

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