Disseration/Thesis OfficeFall 2021 Thesis Submission Deadline:
Friday, November 5, 5 p.m.

Can't make the deadline? Read this: On-time, more time, out-of-time Please note: Students who opt for "more time" MUST reapply to graduate for the subsequent term.

Provision for multi-modal dissertations and theses: The University Graduate Committee has approved a provision for multi-modal dissertations and theses.

Students completing master's theses are no longer required to provide the Madden Library with a hardbound copy. Read statement here.

Follow the steps below to submit your thesis for Fall 2021.

STEP 1: You must indicate your intent to submit your dissertation or thesis by registering your work with the DTO.
Click here to register

STEP 2: Only properly formatted dissertations/theses (see below for guidelines and templates) with approval of all committee members will be accepted for review. Plan ahead. Secure approval in advance of the deadline.
Click here for approval instructions

STEP 3: Send your thesis via email attachment to cradke@csufresno.edu. 

Thesis Submission Process Infographic - a step by step guide with helpful links.

Request a thesis/dissertation embargo

Students may need to delay the release of a thesis or dissertation. ProQuest has assembled a guide to help determine if an embargo is necessary.

Thesis Information Session on YouTube

*PDF files require the free Adobe Acrobat Reader.

Book an appointment with the dissertation/thesis consultant.