Electronic Thesis or Dissertation (ETD) Submission

Updated 3/18/2020:  In light of the evolving COVID-19 health situation, the Graduate School is temporarily modifying some of our standard policies and procedures - visit this page for details

Once you have successfully defended your thesis or dissertation and the content of your thesis or dissertation has been approved by your committee, you must electronically submit your final thesis or dissertation to the ProQuest Electronic Thesis or Dissertation (ETD) Administrator.

Your submission IS NOT COMPLETE until you have uploaded and submitted your thesis or dissertation to the ETD Administrator AND submitted the thesis/dissertation approval form.


Overview of the Submission Process

  1. Upload your electronic thesis or dissertation (ETD) to the ProQuest Administrator.

    Detailed Submission Instructions

  2. Submit the signed thesis/dissertation approval form.

    Choose one of the submission options:

    • Upload as an “administrative document” to ProQuest as part of the ETD submission process

    • Submit in person Email the form to the Graduate School (gradsch@uoregon.eduAFTER uploading your ETD and prior to the final submission deadline

    • NOTE: in lieu of signatures on the form, faculty members may email their approval. See revised approval signature policy

  3. PhD Students Only: Complete the survey of earned doctorates. Individual reports are kept confidential and are used for statistical purposes only. The information provided by this national survey is extremely helpful to graduate schools, workforce planning and funding agencies.

  4. Within 1-3 weeks after submitting your ETD and approval form, you will receive an email from the Graduate School notifying you of any required formatting corrections.

    If any corrections are required, you will have one week to make the corrections and upload a revised PDF.

  5. Once your ETD has been approved by the Graduate School, you will receive an email confirming final approval.


Submission Deadlines