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Thesis/Dissertation Forms

 

Required Master's Thesis Forms

Please use Adobe Acrobat Pro to complete GS Form 9, GS Form 32 and ETD Form 9
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1.  GS Form 9: Thesis Acceptance Form

     Bring this completed form to your deposit appointment.

     Note: Must be original, paper copy. Must be signed by your committee, major professor,    
     head of departmental graduate program, and (if applicable) departmental thesis format advisor.

     Major professors need to sign in multiple places. Please the check form carefully.

2.  Graduate School Form 32: Thesis/Dissertation Agreement, Publication Delay,

     and Research Integrity & Copyright Disclaimer Form

     Bring this completed form to your deposit appointment.

     Note: Major professor only signs if Delay of Publication is requested.

3.  Graduate School Exit Questionnaire: Certificate of Completion

     Bring this certificate to your deposit appointment.

     Print certificate of completion when you finish. You will not be able to log in again.

4.  ETD Form 9: Cover Page for Electronic Thesis Deposit

     Attach this form before the first page of your PDF thesis.

     Type the names of your committee members and the head of your departmental    
     graduate program as they appear on your signed GS Form 9.

 

 

Required Ph.D. Dissertation Forms

Please use Adobe Acrobat Pro to complete GS Form 9, GS Form 32 and ETD Form 9
For a free 30 day trial from Adobe, Click Here.

 

1.  GS Form 9: Thesis Acceptance Form

     Bring this completed form to your deposit appointment.

     Note: Must be original, paper copy. Must be signed by your committee, major professor,    
     head of departmental graduate program, and (if applicable) departmental thesis format advisor.

     Major professors need to sign in multiple places. Please the check form carefully.

2.  Graduate School Form 32: Thesis/Dissertation Agreement, Publication Delay,    

     and Certification/Disclaimer Form

     Bring this completed form to your deposit appointment.

     Note: Major professor only signs if Delay of Publication is requested.

3.  Graduate School Exit Questionnaire: Certificate of Completion

     Bring this certificate to your deposit appointment.

     Print certificate of completion when you finish. You will not be able to log in again.

4.  Survey of Earned Doctorate: Certificate of Completion

     Bring this certificate to your deposit appointment.

     Print certificate of completion when you finish. You will not be able to log in again.

5.  ETD Form 9: Cover Page for Electronic Thesis Deposit

     Attach this form before the first page of your PDF thesis.     

     Type the names of your committee members and the head of your departmental        
     graduate program as they appear on your signed GS Form 9.
 

 

Special Forms

Only use these forms if they apply to your thesis/dissertation
Please use Adobe Acrobat Pro to complete GS Form 36 and GS Form 15
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          If you are using this form, bring it to your deposit appointment.

          Required only when a thesis/dissertation title is over 200 characters in length (including spaces

          and punctuation).

         

          If you are using this form, bring it to your deposit appointment.

          Confidentiality and Delay of Publication, while different programs, can be utilized

          individually or in tandem depending on author needs.

 

Confidentiality

Purdue University program requested via GS Form 15 (Request for Confidentiality)

  • thesis remains at the Graduate School and is not transmitted to ProQuest Information & Learning until released (normally after 1 to 2 years)
  • thesis is not available for viewing and is not available through ProQuest or Purdue Libraries catalogs during confidentiality period
  • this program is commonly used when applying for patents, for pending publications, or when proprietary rights are involved

 

Delay of Publication

ProQuest Information & Learning program requested during ETD submission with major professor’s concurrence on GS Form 32 (Thesis/Dissertation Agreement, Publication Delay, and Copyright Disclaimer)

  • thesis is transmitted to ProQuest for publication after normal Graduate School processing—ProQuest imposes the requested delay period upon receipt
  • delays imposed are normally 6 months to 2 years, but can be up to indefinite depending on circumstances
  • after ProQuest processing, the thesis abstract and citation information are made available for viewing online, but the thesis itself is not available for viewing during the delay period
  • this program is commonly used when applying for patents, for pending publications, or when proprietary rights are involved