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ETD | Submission Information


Office of Graduate Studies and Research
Spring Valley Building 3rd Floor

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

Office of Graduate Studies and Research
4801 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20016-8075
White and pink flowers in front of campus building

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.

2016-2017 Thesis & Dissertation Submission Deadlines

Semester Upload Document for Formatting Review Upload Final Version and Return Completed Paperwork to School/College
Fall 2016 November 11, 2016 December 9, 2016
Spring 2017 April 3, 2017 May 1, 2017
Summer 2017 July 21, 2017 August 10, 2017

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,