Submitting

Students will:
  1. Create a PDF version of your dissertation (If submitting your manuscript to ProQuest, please see ProQuest/UMI's Preparing Your Manuscript Guide)
  2. Download and complete the Dissertation and Thesis Submission Checklist.
  3. If depositing to KiltHub only, skip to step 5.

  4. If submitting to ProQuest/UMI, log in through the ProQuest CMU online form and create an account.  Follow the online submission process.
    Be sure to read the latest ProQuest Dissertation Submission Agreement (United States).

  5. Submit the following to your Graduate Program Coordinator:
    1. Your electronic file (PDF).
    2. Completed Dissertation and Thesis Submission Checklist.
The Graduate Program Coordinator will:
  1. Deposit the PDF and Checklist onto the Libraries' FTP server ( / ).
The University Libraries will:
  1. Deposit the dissertation in KiltHub under the terms indicated by the student on the Checklist.
  2. Ensure the submission to ProQuest/UMI if requested by the student on the Checklist.