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Signature Page for Ph.D. Dissertation

*Sample Signature Page for Ph.D. Dissertation

*(Due to COVID, a new procedure was created to allow students to virtually gather and submit the signature page requirement.  For more details, please review the information published on the following webpage:   https://registrar.stanford.edu/students/dissertation-and-thesis-submission )

Each member of the Dissertation Reading Committee must personally sign one copy of the signature page. The “Approved for the University Committee on Graduate Studies” signature is stamped on the signature page by the Registrar's Office after online submission and approval of the dissertation. The final signed copy of the signature page and one additional copy of the dissertation title page must both be submitted to the Student Services Center, located on the 2nd floor of Tresidder Union, between Monday and Friday.

Your signature page should be formatted as shown below; you may download a printable Sample Signature Page (pdf). Maintain at least a 1.5" margin on left binding side, and 1.0" margin on all others; note that the names below are for illustration purposes only. Your typed name should be included on the signature page, in the upper right hand corner of the header (right justified).


Text for the Signature Page                               Put Student Name Here

          I certify that I have read this dissertation and that, in my opinion, it is fully adequate
          in scope and quality as a dissertation for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy.

                                            _____________________________
                                            (Harry Smith) Principal Adviser

          I certify that I have read this dissertation and that, in my opinion, it is fully adequate
          in scope and quality as a dissertation for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy.

                                        _______________________________
                                        (Patricia Hernandez)

          I certify that I have read this dissertation and that, in my opinion, it is fully adequate
          in scope and quality as a dissertation for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy.

                                        _______________________________
                                        (Brenda Lee)




          Approved for the Stanford University Committee on Graduate Studies.


                                        _______________________________