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Thesis Binding Procedures

ETD Program Submission Steps

The Paul J. Cushing Library now accepts theses in digital format from students wishing to participate in the Electronic Theses and Dissertations (ETD) Program. After submission, the entire electronic thesis will be made available online to the public for viewing and downloading through both the library's Digital Collections and WorldCat Discovery


To participate in the program, complete the following steps:

STEP ONE: Fill out and sign the Electronic Thesis and Dissertation Program Access Agreement - PDF format required

STEP TWO: Have a copy of your Thesis sign-off page with thesis title and signatures - PDF format required

STEP THREE: Have a copy of your Final approved thesis: including an unsigned signature page, an abstract, thesis body, references and appendices (if applicable) - Microsoft Word or other word processing format required

STEP FOUR: Navigate to the Electronic Thesis Submission form. Fill in the form and upload the required documentation


Questions or concerns? Please contact: 
Veronica Churchill 
Collections & Digital Initiatives Librarian 
Paul J. Cushing Library 
Phone: (510) 436-1064