Submitting your thesis

You’ve completed your thesis.  Congratulations!  We want to make sure there’s a record of your hard work.  Follow the guidelines here to format your thesis, submit it to the Archives using our submission form, and obtain a personal copy.

    • Fall: consult your advisor
    • Spring : 5pm on the last day of final exams
  • Please follow the following formatting guidelines:

    • Include a title page that follows this Microsoft Word or pdf template.
    • Margins of the text are a minimum of 1″ on all sides.
    • Your department may specify additional guidelines.
  • Submit your thesis electronically as a pdf using our form.  If you created a poster as part of your thesis, also submit it as a pdf. If your thesis includes audiovisual files, data sets, or other formats, contact [email protected] regarding submission of these formats.

    Theses received by 5pm on the last day of final exams will be uploaded into Unbound before graduation, so you can show it off to your family and friends. The library will produce printed copies of theses in the sciences and Psychology and make them available at Schow Science Library.

  • The library will provide one personal copy free of charge. Indicate on your submission form whether you wish to receive or waive this copy. Students may order additional personal copies at their own expense from Acme Binding, Williams Print Services, or elsewhere. Financial assistance is available.

  • Communicate with your advisor and department to determine how many Department Copies are needed, and indicate this on the submission form.

  • If you have questions concerning thesis submission deadlines, please contact your thesis advisor or the Dean's Office.

    If you have questions about the submission process or form, contact [email protected].

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