Thesis charges will be added to student bills during the semester immediately preceding graduation.
In order to permit evaluation and grading of theses, due dates for their receipt in department headquarters are published each term by the Registrar.
If you are completing a joint degree, you must submit three copies on archival bond with original signatures.
Thesis labels should include your name, the title, course 17, Ph D or SM, the year and month (September, February, or June) of the degree, and the copy number (1, 2, 3).
All theses in DSpace can be accessed via a persistent URL (also called a handle) which will not change.
Paper copies of your thesis are still required and should be submitted to your academic department as usual.
The process for electronic thesis submission is described on the website for the MIT Libraries.
Abstracts of all doctoral theses (Ph D and Sc D) will be submitted to Pro Quest/UMI for inclusion in their publication and submit it, along with an extra copy of the thesis title page and abstract, with the archival copy of his or her thesis Students receiving advanced degrees from MIT are required to pay a library processing fee: 5.00 for a doctoral thesis ( for processing and for the Pro Quest/UMI abstract fee) and .00 for all other advanced-degree theses.
Adding your thesis or dissertation to MIT's DSpace thesis collection is a great way to preserve the record of your scholarship at MIT.
Theses in DSpace are visible to anyone in the world, and will be preserved digitally for long term use and access.