Title Page (PDF) The title page university does not contain page numbers. Do not include the signature/approval page in your electronic dissertation. Start numbering your abstract with the number 1 and continue in sequence (1, 2, 3, etc.) The main body of your text and your references also use Arabic numerals. If co-authored thesis material is to be incorporated (whether published or unpublished statements granting you permission to use and reproduce the material as part of your dissertation must be obtained from all co-authors, or reasons for inability to obtain permission must be provided. Furthermore, the documents must be received in our office by the stated deadline (not postmarked). Please see Publishing Your Dissertation; Embargoes. Process Q1: Im away from Berkeley. So, are you trying to find websites that write papers for you? The letter from the dissertation chair should identify those co-authors who had central roles in the research and writing, from whom written permission normally must be obtained.