Thesis/Dissertation Information

Forms for Theses and Dissertations

For Faculty and Staff only


The deadlines have been set for students to submit the final copy of their thesis/dissertation:

Spring 2016 - April 22, 2016

Summer 2016 - August 9, 2016

Fall 2016 - December 2, 2016

Spring 2017 - April 28, 2017

Guide to the Preparation of Theses and Dissertations

Guidelines for the Preparation and Processing of Theses and Dissertations

All theses/dissertations must be reviewed by the School of Interdisciplinary and Graduate Studies prior to the final copy being submitted. Call (502)852-6495 or email to set up an appointment to have your thesis/dissertation reviewed.

Electronic Submission of Thesis or Dissertation

Please review this document, Student Instructions, to submit the final copy of your Thesis or Dissertation electronically.

If you have further questions or concerns, feel free to contact Courtney Kerr, Coordinator of Academic Services at (502) 852-6495 or by email.

Thesis or Dissertation Bindery Options

The HF Group
1010 North Sycamore Street
North Manchester, IN  46962
Phone:  (800) 334-3628

655 Driving Park Avenue
Rochester, NY  14613  
Phone:  (585) 458-2101
Self-Publishing Blog:

Roullet Bookbinders, Inc.
2800 Monticello Avenue
Norfolk, VA  23504
Phone:  (757)623-4244

  • Please note:  This information is provided for the convenience of students; the University of Louisville does not endorse or recommend any of the businesses listed above.  Students are free to choose binderies which are not included in the list.
  • If students plan to bind their Thesis or Dissertation, it is recommended to print the signature page on 25% cotton paper (white).

Copyrights and Use of Copyrighted Material

U.S. Government Copyright Office

This site is a major resource for copyright information. It includes the key publications of the copyright office, including informational circulars; application forms for copyright registration; links to the copyright law and to the home pages of other copyright-related organizations; the latest copyright regulations; a link to online copyright records cataloged since 1978.

Copyright Management Center

Maintained by Indiana University, the Copyright Management Center provides access to a wide variety of resources about copyright in general and its importance to higher education.