Spring 2018 Submission Procedure for Thesis and Projects

Students:

For more information see this submission process guide.
 
Step 1: Advancement to Candidacy. You can find the this and other graduate student forms here.

Step 2: Attend one of our thesis and project formatting workshops. Workshops will be scheduled and announced soon.
 
Step 3: Receive a courtesy review of your final thesis or project draft by April 16, 2018. To receive a courtesy review of your thesis/project you must submit your document to the Digital Commons Office before this date. If you have any questions please call the Scholarly Communications Team at 707-826-5602.
 
Step 4: Follow this LINK to make an account on our Digital Commons @ HSU (BePress) page, and upload your final draft of your thesis/project. Submit your finalized thesis or project a minimum of one business day before the deadline to allow your committee members time to electronically register their approval before the deadline: May 7th. If you have any questions please call the Scholarly Communications Team at 707-826-5602.

We will ask for your contact information, as well the names and contact information of your committee members and graduate coordinator. They will be notified via email that your thesis/project has been uploaded. After they all approve of your work, the Graduate Studies Office will conduct the official format review through the Digital Commons @ HSU platform.
 
Step 5: The Scholarly Communications Office will conduct a formal format review. Stay in contact as you will be instructed to make revisions and resubmit.

Committee Members & Graduate Coordinators:

When you receive an email with a request to review a thesis/project, follow the link provided in that email and sign in to your account on the Digital Commons @ HSU (BePress) website. From there, you will be able to download the student’s thesis/project. You will be given the option to register an approval or rejection of the thesis/project for the current academic term. Instructions are linked below.
 
Once a thesis/project has been approved by all of the committee members and the graduate coordinator, the Graduate Studies Office will conduct the official format review.
 

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