ETD | Submission Information


  • Vice Provost for Research & Dean of Graduate Studies
    Wisconsin (4200), Suite 230 Washington, DC 20016-8075

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

Mailing Address
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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.

2014-2015 Thesis & Dissertation Submission Deadlines

Semester Upload Document for Formatting Review Upload Final Version and Return Completed Paperwork to School/College
Fall 2014 November 7, 2014 December 5, 2014
Spring 2015 March 30, 2015 April 27, 2015
Summer 2015 July 17, 2015 August 6, 2015

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 Jean McGee, Director of Graduate Advising
(202) 885-2078,
School of International Service Kasey Neil, 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,