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Dissertations and Theses

If you are a Graduate Center student preparing to graduate, review the information on these pages in addition to consulting with your program office for requirements and deadlines.

Library deposit is the final degree requirement for doctoral and master's students. View detailed instructions for deposit using the menu options on the left.

Questions? Contact the Dissertation Office at

Ready to upload?

Have you read the complete deposit procedures and are ready to upload now? Use the direct links below to begin your online submission.

The library will review your submission and notify you if corrections are required within 2-3 business days.

Personal Print Copies

Print dissertations on the library shelvesThe library no longer archives dissertations and theses in print. The PDF you submit online is added to our collection in CUNY Academic Works. However, if you would like a personal bound copy for your own use, the same bindery that produced the library's print dissertations and theses offers a "thesis on demand" service:

AcmeBinding Thesis on Demand

Simply upload your PDF and select your color, materials, and other preferences to have a personal copy printed, bound, and delivered to you or your department.

ProQuest also offers personal bound copies for sale as part of the online submission process for doctoral dissertations.