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Submission Guidelines for Electronic Theses and Dissertations (ETDs)

Ph.D. Candidates

Doctoral candidates submit their dissertations directly to ProQuest/UMI through an online form. The dissertations are later included in Washington University’s Open Scholarship repository.

Details on the submission process, including links to the Washington University Graduate School requirements and an overview of options available on the ProQuest submission form, are available at the library’s Theses & Dissertations (ETD) page. .

Master's Candidates

Master’s degree candidates submit their theses directly to Open Scholarship. Visit the Submit Research page and click on the relevant link to submit your thesis.

Full details on the submission process, including an overview of the form, are available at Theses & Dissertations (ETD) page. .


Consult the library’s Open Access page for more information, or email .