Deadlines for Submitting Thesis/Dissertation

    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 2018    - April 27, 2018
    Summer 2018 - August 7, 2018
    Fall 2018         - November 30, 2018
    Spring 2019    - April 26, 2019
    Summer 2019 - August 7, 2019

    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 Graduate School 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.