Students completing a thesis must submit the completed thesis digitally. The Graduate School uses UMI ETD Administrator. Students must set up an account with UMI ETD Administrator to submit their thesis. Students now have the following options available when submitting a thesis:
Copyright their thesis
Wider choice of how they want it published in hard copy or digitally
Control over when the thesis is actually published (theses are not released for publishing until after degrees are officially posted)
Thesis Processing Time Guidelines
The processing time begins after your degree has been posted by the Registrar’s office which is two weeks after the date of graduation.
Submission to Proquest/UMI by The Graduate School
1-2 weeks after degrees posted
THe thesis is published online by UMI
8-10 weeks after submission
The order is mailed
4-6 weeks after published online
Dates vary depending on which semester a student plans on graduating, please check the complete schedule for thesis submission pertaining to all graduation cycles.
Thesis Processing Fee
Graduate Students writing a thesis must pay a processing fee of $30. This fee, which is subject to change, can be paid online.
The Thesis Guide provides information about how to prepare your thesis for publishing.