This section is only for final, post-defence submission of theses and dissertations. Download and complete the following forms from the Graduate Studies website: When you have completed your thesis defence and any changes required by the examining committee, your supervisor and committee member(s) will sign the Thesis or Dissertation Approval form. Submit the completed forms to the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies.You can submit in person or by mail, but please submit ALL the forms at the same time.If you have questions, please contact the c IRcle staff.
The material that ties the manuscript chapters together and relates them to the field of study may be incorporated into the flow of the thesis, instead of appearing only in the introductory and concluding chapters.
This content has always been required for a manuscript-based thesis, but you may now arrange it as you wish.
Ensure that multimedia files are in formats that are accepted by the UBC Library. This ETD Tutorial provides information about PDFs including conversion from Microsoft Word to PDF.
For UBC-Vancouver students, the Koerner Library Research Commons on campus offers help with converting your thesis to a PDF.
It might not be the same as the month in which you will be attending Congregation (convocation ceremonies), as Congregation is only held in May and November. Submit to the collection "Electronic Theses and Dissertations (ETDs) 2008 ".
IMPORTANT: Ensure that there are no spaces in your file name; use underscores instead. Do NOT submit to the "Graduate Research [non-thesis]" collection.If you are submitting an MFA or MMus thesis to the "Electronic Theses and Dissertations in Creative Arts, 2017 (CWL ACCESS)" collection, you must state this in the email to [email protected] you will not be able to submit to this collection. Convert your thesis to a single non-secured PDF file.The PDF file must be compatible with Adobe Acrobat version 5, and must not be in "secured" format or password-protected.c IRcle does not accept secured or password-protected PDFs due to access and preservation concerns.When your thesis meets Graduate Studies' requirements, you will receive email notification that it has been added to the UBC Library's c IRcle Institutional Repository.If you want to request a delay in publication of your thesis, you must do this before you submit electronically.See How to Request a Delay in Publication for instructions.Structure: There is additional flexibility in the ways in which you can incorporate published material.You will be notified when your account has been activated and you are able to submit your thesis.Please send the email AFTER you have submitted your forms, as your account cannot be activated until the forms have arrived at the appropriate Grad Studies office.