Electronic Thesis and Dissertation

Where to Start

Some degree programs will have their own requirements and timelines for the ETD submission process. Make sure you check with your department for this information.

Architecture Barb Seba | bseba@ku.edu
Business Charly Edmonds | cedmonds@ku.edu
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Morgan Swartzlander | mswartz@ku.edu
Education Kim Huggett | khuggett@ku.edu
Engineering Anna Paradis | aparadis@ku.edu
Journalism and Mass Communications Jammie Johnson | jamjohn@ku.edu
Law Allison Reeve | acreeve@ku.edu
KU Medical Center Marcia Jones | mjones@kumc.edu
Music Jane Gnojek | jgnojek@ku.edu
Pharmacy Izzie Duval | izzieduval@ku.edu
Social Welfare Becky Hofer | bhofer@ku.edu
Urban Planning Pat Owens | patowens@ku.edu

Important Dates to Know

Spring 2015 ETD Submission Workshop: Tuesday April 21th 
 10:00 am - 11:30 am in Alderson Auditorium, Kansas Union

2014-2015 Graduate Studies Calendar
CLAS Graduate Calendar
KUMC Graduate Calendar
Instructional Services workshops
Law Graduate Calendar

Helpful Links

Current Research at KU: Citations and abstracts of dissertations and theses submitted by the University of Kansas and published in UMI's Dissertations Abstracts database, and full text of all KU dissertations and theses submitted after 1996. Open to all members of the KU community. Off-campus connections will require proxy log-in.


ProQuest Theses and Dissertations: Online access to citations and abstracts for over 2 million U.S. and Canadian dissertations and master's theses since 1861, and to the full-text of dissertations and theses submitted since 1997. Available to Lawrence/Edwards students and faculty, and to all users on the Lawrence/Edwards campuses.

ProQuest dissertations and theses (through the KU Libraries, authentication required)

Still have Questions?

Remember to check with your department or school for questions about bibliographic style, including styles for citations, illustrations, tables, charts, etc.

Problems using software? Contact Instructional Services, 785-864-0410

Looking for an open computer lab? Look up the computer labs or ask KU Info 785-864-3506

Questions about submitting and revising your document? Visit UMI FAQ's

Remaining unanswered questions? Contact Graduate Studies by phone, (785) 864-8040, or via email at graduate@ku.edu

Research on the difference between note taking by computer versus handwritten: http://ow.ly/KJtb8
The Benefits of No-Tech Note Taking
A year after banning students from taking notes on laptops, a professor reports on the results.

Research on the difference between note taking by computer versus handwritten: http://t.co/S5lZ95f5rd

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