Workshop: Submitting a Thesis or Dissertation

  • April 12th, 2017

Hands-on run through of the process to submit your thesis or dissertation to the Graduate School using the ProQuest portal.


If you need help with your thesis or dissertation submission, each of these workshops will take you through the following:

  • Show you the ProQuest submission portal
  • Assist you with establishing your unique submission account
  • Take you through set up and data input
  • Demonstrate how to create a PDF from your digital thesis or dissertation
  • Review publication options and agreements
  • Consider embargo options
  • Review of copyright and registration
  • Ordering bound copies
  • The process once you have submitted

At the end of the workshop you will:

  • Have an understanding of the submission process using the ProQuest portal
  • Understand some of the terminology and options for copyright, publication, and embargo
  • Know how to convert your original digital thesis or dissertation to PDF

Workshop schedule for 2017:

  • Friday, March 3rd                          09:00am – 10:30am
  • Wednesday, June 14th                   09:00am – 10:30am
  • Wednesday, September 20th         09:00am – 10:30am

Location: G54 Rose Administration Building, limit 40 maximum reservations


Wifi computer access is available. Space is limited, so please contact Kathleen Nodine (348-5921) to make a reservation. Send her your CWID and home department.


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