Thesis & Defence Guidelines

Refer first to the information provided by the Office of Graduate Studies:

For FRAN graduate students, please also see our Thesis and Defense Guidelines and our Defence Checklists:


The Office of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies is happy to announce the posting of the new Electronic Theses and Dissertations (ETD) Guide. When submitting a thesis on-line, all required forms must be submitted to the Office of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies prior to the acceptance of the thesis. Failure to do so may result in rejection of the thesis or delay in graduation. Please reference the submission checklist for information of submission requirements.

All theses will be published and made available on the World Wide Web through the Atrium and through the National Library and Archives Canada.  

Submission of a thesis to ProQuest may be made independently by the student, should they wish additional publication at through ProQuest/UMI.