They are valuable contributions to the discourse in every field of inquiry.
Use the information below to determine when you can expect to receive your dissertation order.
The Graduate School uses Pro Quest to administer the electronic thesis/dissertation (ETD) submission and committee approval process that results in publication in Pro Quest Dissertations and Theses (PQDT) database and Cornell’s Library Repository, e Commons.
Before initiating the electronic process, students are required to complete the Survey of Earned Doctorates (for doctoral students only).
The SED Certification of Completion is required for submission to Pro Quest.
In order to complete the submission process, you will need to have the following: Master’s students go to Cornell Master’s Pro Quest site, doctoral students go to Cornell Doctoral Pro Quest site.The required bound archival copy for the library is automatically ordered for you and included in the Cornell Thesis and Dissertation filing fees.Select the “Decline – do not order” option if you don’t wish to order additional copies.Dissertations & Theses @ is a service for universities whose graduate students actively publish their doctoral dissertations and/or master's theses with Pro Quest Dissertation and Theses Dissemination.By making video content more discoverable and accessible, academic libraries have an unprecedented opportunity to showcase their institution’s rich heritage and to enhance teaching and research on campus and in the global academic community.Over the past 70 years, we have published more than 2 million dissertations and theses.Most graduate schools in the United States require their students to publish with UMI. Doctoral dissertations and master's theses are primary literature.If your advisor is unavailable or has no opinion, the conservative approach is to choose a two-year embargo.In addition to the mandatory information, such as title and abstract, you will have the opportunity to select up to three categories (subject areas) and six key words that describe your ETD.Click on the “sign up and get started today” button and follow instructions to begin the submission process.Submission Process: Submission steps are outlined on the left menu.