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Theses and Dissertations

Policy Information

Issuing Office

Registrar's Office

Affected Parties


Policy Language

Some graduate degrees require a thesis, thesis project, or dissertation for graduation. Graduate thesis and dissertation requirements will not be considered complete until receipt of an acceptable copy of the approved thesis or dissertation is confirmed by Jerry Falwell Library in accordance with current library deposit policies.

Policy Rationale

To ensure that students understand the expectations set forth by the University regarding theses and dissertations.

Definition of Glossary Terms

None specified

Procedural Information


None specified


None specified


Exceptions are granted on a case-by-case basis by the Presiding Department, Provost.

Date of Last Review