ETD | Submission Information


  • Vice Provost for Research & Dean of Graduate Studies
    Wisconsin (4200), Suite 201 Washington, DC 20016-8075

    Tubman, Jonathan G.
    Vice Provost for Research & Dean of Graduate Studies

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In order to qualify for graduation in the semester listed, you must upload the final version of your ETD and return the Thesis/Dissertation Completion Form with all required signatures to your school or college on or before the deadline listed below. When you are ready to upload your thesis or dissertation, you will upload it at the UMI ETD submission site for American University found at For instructions regarding the upload process, see Chapter 4 of the ETD Style Guide.

2013-2014 Thesis & Dissertation Submission Deadlines

Semester Upload Document for Formatting Review Upload Final Version and Return Completed Paperwork to School/College
Fall 2013 November 8, 2013 December 6, 2013
Spring 2014 March 31, 2014 April 28, 2014
Summer 2014 July 18, 2014 August 7, 2014

If you have questions about your submission or the submission process, contact the designated ETD reviewer for your school or college:

College of Arts & Sciences Lauren Tabbara, Graduate Academic Programs Manager
(202) 885-2441,
School of Communication Stephanie Clark, Assistant Director of Graduate Services
(202) 885-2040,
School of International Service Bryan Miller, PhD Program Assistant
(202) 885-6582,
School of Public Affairs Robert Briggs, Academic Counselor
(202) 885-6204,
Washington College of Law Bill Ryan, Law Librarian
(202) 274-4331,