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Montezuma Editing Services

Editing is intended to be completed prior to your defense date. Any edits done after your defense should be limited to those requested by your committee. Comments from your committee must be included in your document for verification of approved changes.

Submit your MS Word document electronically via email to thesis@aztecmail.com

Editing Pricing

$3.00 per page

50% deposit is required at the time of initial order

Editing/Formatting Combo Pricing

$2.00 per page for editing* +

$3.00 per page for formatting **

50% deposit is required at the time of initial order

*Editing page count only includes the body of your thesis/dissertation. This does not include preliminary pages, references, figures, or tables.

**Price includes a PDF file of your formatted thesis/dissertation.

Montezuma Publishing Editing Standards

Montezuma Publishing offers editing services to SDSU theses and dissertations only.

Your editor will check for the following:

  • Spelling
  • Grammar
  • Punctuation
  • Clarity
  • Effective use of language
  • Dissertations will be edited to follow APA format


The time it takes to complete the editing of your file will be determined on a case by case basis. Variables such as document length, the amount of edits required, response rate, and your date of submission will affect this timeline. If the editing process takes longer than 3 weeks (21 days) OR if your defense is after the Submission Deadline, it may impact your ability to graduate during the current semester.


Thesis orders are accepted between the hours of 8:00am - 3:45pm, Monday through Friday.

*Prices are subject to change without notice.

Note: documents in Portable Document Format (PDF) require Adobe Acrobat Reader 5.0 or higher to view, download Adobe Acrobat Reader.