Below are links to the University-wide and department graduate student handbooks. The university handbook contains general policies set forth by the Graduate College at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign regarding registration, tuition, fees, and graduation. The department handbook details the specific requirements, courses, and timelines for earning a degree from the Department of Entomology. It is strongly advised to read both of these documents thoroughly when you first enter as a student, and again as you prepare to graduate.
The Graduate College website offers guidelines for writing and deposition of dissertations and theses. Dissertations and theses, especially their title pages, are held to very strict standards of formatting. Be sure to follow these Graduate College Dissertation/Thesis Formatting Requirements very closely.
Here are sample title pages (Word .docx) that conform to the standards as of 2008: