Academics

Theses & Dissertations

Policies and Forms for Theses and Dissertations

Deadlines for Theses and Dissertations

INITIAL SUBMISSIONS:

  • By 11:59 PM (EST/EDT) on the dates below, you must submit a copy of your defended and revised thesis/dissertation, approved in full for content by your program, to the Office of Graduate Studies (OGS) via the UMass Boston/ProQuest/UMI ETD website.

                August 1           for an August degree date (Master’s Degree only)
                December 1    for a December degree date
                April 10            for a June degree date

FINAL SUBMISSIONS:

  • Before your final submission, the format of your thesis/dissertation must have been approved in full by your OGS format editor, and you must have been authorized by this advisor in writing to submit the final version of your thesis/dissertation. 
  • You must submit the final copies of your thesis/dissertation via the UMass Boston/ProQuest/UMI ETD website by 11:59 PM (EST/EDT) on or before the dates below. 

                August 20          for an August degree date (Master’s Degree only)
                December 20   for a December degree date
                May 15                for a June degree date