Graduate Studies

The Office of Research and Graduate Studies

Proquest submission process

This institution utilizes ProQuest for Electronic Theses and Dissertations (ETD) submissions.

Two new major changes in format for Thesis and Dissertation Final Documents are:

  1. 1” margins (top-bottom-left-right) and
  2. All page numbers should be placed on the bottom center of each page with a half inch margin.

Steps to submit final Thesis/Dissertation to ProQuest

Step 1: After completing the theses/dissertations final requirement steps, students will go to the following URL to register and create a personal account and follow the instructions to submit the full document.  Students can upload from any computer with internet access.

**If you have questions regarding publishing options, embargo questions..etc., please call the ProQuest Publishing Department at 1-800-521-0600 ext. 77020

Step 2: Final Approval….the College of Graduate Studies will review the uploaded document and submit to ProQuest. Student will receive an email notification when document is approved.


  1. A Diploma/Transcript Hold will be placed on the student's record until electronic submission is approved.

  2. The university will no longer bind these documents.  If departments and/or students wish to have a bind copy of these documents, the departments and/or students will cover the binding expenses. In this case departments and/or students have the option to go to the following URL: or contact a publishing company.