This is an optional service, and if you do not wish to order copies from UMI/Proquest simply select "Decline - do not order" at the bottom of the form.
Note that only optional copies for personal use should be ordered from UMI/Proquest, however, any required departmental copies must be ordered through Graduate Studies, as specified in the deposit instructions. After you complete the online submission you will receive an automatically generated email that your submission was successful.
Enter your UWin ID and Password to log in and follow the instructions to submit your major paper pdf.
Your work can saved at any point and if you are unable to finish your submission you can log out and go back at a later time to complete your submission. After you complete the submission you will receive an automatic notification email confirming that your online submission was successful. Select "Create an account" to create a username and password, log in, and follow the instructions to submit your thesis pdf.
Your thesis can be accessed through the web by researchers in the field, potential employers, or it can be used for for job and grant applications, etc.
You can also promote your ETD by linking to it from your home page or online CV.
A freeware "PDF writer" is installed on all workstations in the library that will allow the conversion of your thesis document into PDF format.
Just open up the document and select "Print to PDF Writer".
One of the mandatory pages in your thesis is the Approval page which lists all of your committee members with the exception of the chair of defense.
Your committee members will sign the Approval page after you defend and complete final revisions as required.