Declaration of Co-Authorship


A student who is not listed as first author of a previously published, jointly written article used as part of his or her dissertation must submit this form to the LSU Graduate School ( prior to uploading the dissertation to Digital Commons. The form, signed by the student’s committee, sets out the amount and character of the student’s contribution to the article. All forms must be filled in online prior to signing. Handwritten forms are not accepted.


Doctoral Students 

Submission Deadline 

This form has a specific data that is specified in the Graduate School Calendars by Fall Spring and Summer semester. These semesters are further broken down into Main Campus and Online School Modules. The dealing for this form can be found in the link below. Follow the link and then click the correct semester you intend to graduate. 

Graduate School Calendars

Prerequisites for Form Submission

All highlighted fields in form must be filled out in order to be accepted by the graduate school.

Ex. Signatures are required for submission and acceptance. 



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