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Theses and Dissertation Guide

Information about Theses and Dissertations at The City College Libraries

PhD Dissertations

Grove School of Engineering

Master’s Theses

  • Master's students self-submit to Academic Works, CUNY’s institutional repository.
  • Your department will inform you if a print copy is also required.  The record of your thesis will be entered into the CUNY online library catalog as well as World Cat.
  • Please contact your departmental advisor if you have any questions regarding the deposit of your thesis.

MFA students in Creative Writing

  • MFA students in Creative Writing can choose to submit either electronically to Academic Works OR a print copy to the Library, or both.
  • If you select to submit a print copy, you are required to pay a $40 binding fee to the City College Library for professional binding. This fee will be placed as a miscellaneous fee in your CUNYFirst account by your department. Please ask your department for instructions on how to pay for it (in person, by mail, or online).
  • You are also required to submit to your department a digital license agreement form and a copy of your thesis in PDF format.