You are responsible for observing the filing dates and for submitting the thesis/dissertation electronically prior to your appointment.
You must have committee approval (title page signed off by committee) before submitting your thesis/dissertation electronically.
For additional information, view the University of California Open Access Policies page.
The copyright law of the United States is quite complex.
If you are no longer in Davis or unable to attend a filing appointment in person, you can arrange to file remotely.
Contact your assigned Senior Academic Advisor in Graduate Studies to request to file remotely.The deadline for submission to Graduate Studies is firm.You are responsible for observing the filing dates and for preparing the thesis or dissertation in the proper form.As a master’s or doctoral candidate, you will be asked to complete a publishing agreement with PQIL.You will also be given the option to apply for copyright, but it is not required.The information contained in this section is only a general guide – more detailed information can be found through the University Library's Copyright Page.Whether or not you copyright your thesis or dissertation, you retain the right to publish all or any part of it by any means at any time, except for reproduction from a negative microfilm as described in the agreement with PQIL.UC Davis requires all theses and dissertations to be submitted electronically via the Electronic Thesis and Dissertation (ETD) website.Start by creating an ETD account on the Electronic Thesis and Dissertation (ETD) website.Log on to your account to submit your manuscript and view/revise an existing submission.If you have questions or concerns about electronic submission or formatting guidelines, contact the Graduate Studies Senior Academic Advisor responsible for your program.