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Does my department require a printed, bound copy of my thesis or dissertation?

Each graduate program has its own requirements for students to follow when ordering bound copies of their manuscripts. To see if your program requires bound copies, and to locate additional information, check the list below. If your program is listed, you must turn in a bound copy to your department and can follow ProQuest’s traditional guidelines. If there is an additional note listed by your program, contact the appropriate person to find out the additional requirements.

If your program is not listed, you are not required to turn in a bound copy.

College of Agriculture, Forestry & Life Sciences

  • Applied Economics and Statistics
  • Entomology
  • Food Technology
  • Food, Nutrition & Culinary Science
  • Forest Resources
  • Wildlife and Fisheries Biology

College of Architecture, Arts & Humanities

  • City and Regional Planning — Students must submit ONE BOUND COPY to the department. Copies should be purchased through the department's preferred vendor. Please contact Jacqueline Galbreath for more information.
  • Historic Preservation — Students must submit ONE BOUND COPY to the department. Copies should be purchased through the department's preferred vendor. Please contact Amanda Tucker for more information.
  • History
  • Landscape Architecture — Students must submit TWO BOUND COPIES to the department. Copies should be purchased through the department's preferred vendor. Students are also required to submit to the department four PDF copies of the thesis on DVD. Please contact Michelle Marchesse for instructions and more information. 
  • Professional Communication
  • Rhetorics, Communication, and Information Design
  • Visual Arts

College of Behavioral, Social & Health Sciences

  • Applied Sociology
  • Nursing
  • Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management — Please contact Denise Anderson for more information.
  • Public Administration

College of Business

  • Applied Economics
  • Management

College of Education

  • Administration and Supervision
  • Counselor Education
  • Human Resource Development

College of Engineering, Computing & Applied Sciences

  • Civil Engineering
  • Materials Science and Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering — Students must submit ONE BOUND COPY to the department. Copies can be purchased from ProQuest as part of the upload process, OR students may use the department's alternate vendor. If you wish to use the alternate vendor, please contact Trish Nigro for more information.

College of Science

  • Biological Sciences — Students must submit ONE BOUND COPY to the department. Copies should be purchased through the department's preferred vendor. Please contact Saara Dewalt for more information.
  • Microbiology — Students must submit ONE BOUND COPY to the department. Copies should be purchased through the department's preferred vendor. Please contact Jay Lyn Martin for more information.

Interdisciplinary Studies

  • Policy Studies