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Research Consultations

Graduate students who want to meet with a librarian for an in-depth research consultation can do so by scheduling an appointment here, or by using the subject librarian list here to find the librarian for your discipline.

Dissertation and Thesis Depositing

Find detailed instructions on submitting your thesis or dissertation to CUNY Academic Works and to Proquest Dissertations here

PhD Dissertations

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.
  • 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. 
  • You are also required to submit to your department a digital license agreement form and a CD-Rom with a copy of your thesis in pdf format.

Access to Other Libraries

Graduate students wishing to access other CUNY Libraries, NYPL, or other NYC research libraries can find out how here.