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Submitting your Thesis or Project to the Library

This guide contains all of the information that you will need to submit your thesis, project, or dissertation to the library.

Required Forms

Your forms will be signed electronically either using Adobe Sign or Docusign. Please contact your advisor for more information about how to route the Certification Page and the Departmental Signature Page. On this page are the forms you will need to complete in order to submit your thesis or project to the library.

ETD Submission Checklist

This checklist will help you to complete the process without missing a step. Once you have uploaded your thesis or project,and this checklist is completed, email it, your E-thesis Certification Form, and your receipt from the $25 fee payment to Carmen Mitchell and copy thesisada@csusm.edu.

E-Thesis/Project Certification Form

The E-thesis/Project Certification Form is the official CSUSM document that says you have completed this process. Your form will be signed using Adobe Sign or DocuSign. Please talk to your advisor or your program coordinator if you have questions about electronic signatures.

Department Signature Pages

You will need to obtain all of the signatures of your committee members. This is often done at the defense or soon after defense is completed. Once you have the department signature page signed, it needs to be merged in as the first page of your file. For group projects, place all of the group members onto one signature page.

Your forms will be signed electronically using Adobe Sign. Please contact your advisor for more information about how to route the Departmental Signature Page.