Thesis & Dissertation - Electronic Submission

Your thesis or dissertation must be submitted and approved by the published deadline date of your graduating term in order to graduate in a given semester. Please familiarize yourself with the required process and deadlines prior to the semester you plan to graduate.

  1. Thesis/Dissertation Submission Form - submit this form to the Graduate School by the published deadline date of your graduating term and before you submit your thesis/dissertation electronically.
  2. Submit your thesis/dissertation electronically to ProQuest/UMI through the Colorado State University Libraries Electronic Thesis and Dissertation (ETD) Submission Website by the published deadline date of your graduating term. Step-by-step instructions for the electronic submission process are provided at the ProQuest/UMI website.
  3. The Graduate School checks that your ETD submission meets Graduate School standards and will notify you of any needed corrections and/or submission acceptance.

Thesis & Dissertation Open Labs

The deadline for the submission of your thesis or dissertation is right around the corner. Do you need help with final formatting and/or have questions regarding your document?

Computer Applications Training (CAT) and the Graduate School will be hosting open labs for students to drop in and ask questions. Bring your electronic file to the open labs and we will be happy to review and/or assist you with any questions. LaTEX users: Although we are unable offer support for LaTEX, your formatting can be checked as a pdf file.

Open Labs will be held in Morgan Library, Room 171, on the following dates:

  • Friday, Feb. 14th:
    1:00 p.m.
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    2:00 p.m.
  • Friday, Feb. 28th:
    1:00 p.m.
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    2:00 p.m.
  • Friday, Mar. 7th:
    1:00 p.m.
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    2:00 p.m.
  • Friday, Mar. 14th:
    1:00 p.m.
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    2:00 p.m.
  • Monday, Mar. 24th:
    10:00 a.m.
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    12:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday, Mar. 25th:
    1:30 p.m.
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    3:30 p.m.
  • Friday, Mar. 28th:
    9:00 a.m.
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    11:00 a.m.
  • Monday, Mar. 31st:
    1:00 p.m.
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    3:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday, Apr. 1st:
    10:00 a.m.
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    12:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, Apr. 2nd:
    9:00 a.m.
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    11:00 a.m.

Can't make it to the open lab and have formatting questions? Email your Word document and questions to fran.campana@colostate.edu or call 970-491-7976.

Need Technical Support?

For technical assistance, please visit: http://lib.colostate.edu/etd/contact.