Students who share authorship for any part of a dissertation or thesis, must acquire the co-author's permission to include the content.If any content in your manuscript, including appendices, is already under another copyright, you need to acquire permission from the copyright holder to use the content.Please note that, due to security concerns, we are unable to review files on a jump/flash drive or external hard drive.
All candidates should check with their dissertation advisor and graduate program director regarding additional departmental requirements.
For more information on graduation and degree requirements, please refer to the Graduation Information section.
The Graduate School also receives an email notification.
The document is now locked and no revisions can be made to the content; the only changes permitted are those related to format, as directed by the Graduate School.
Students who no longer have access to the email address provided should contact our office at [email protected]
Students planning to travel after submission should allow time in their schedule to respond to any corrections that may be requested.If corrections are requested, students will receive an email with this information, and the submission will be unlocked to allow for them to make the requested corrections.Students should use "Revise" link in the upper right corner of the homepage to submit a revised document.The SINC site administrators can also provide help with technical issues students may encounter when preparing their thesis/dissertation.Students not using one of the templates may bring a draft on a laptop or disc to the Graduate School for a format check.For more information, including a sample permission letter, please see Pro Quest/UMI's copyright guide and Copyright and Your Dissertation or Thesis: Ownership, Fair Use, and Your Rights and Responsibilities .Permission letters should be submitted in the Supplemental Files section of the submission process on the Pro Quest/UMI ETD Administrator site.Contact information is available under "Support and Training" on the main Pro Quest/UMI Administrator page.After students officially submit on the site, they will receive an email notification confirming that the thesis or dissertation was successfully submitted.Effective May 2010, all dissertations and theses must be submitted online through Stony Brook University's Pro Quest/UMI ETD administrator site.The following section documents the necessary steps involved in submitting the documents required by the Graduate School.