Answered By: Maritxu de Alaiza
Last Updated: Jun 12, 2021     Views: 160

Steps for Successfully Submitting a Thesis to the Library

Step 1: A successful thesis submission includes two things

  •     A digital copy (PDF preferred) or photocopy of the title page with your committee’s signatures.
  •     Name the file: Last Name, First Name-Title Page

A digital copy of the final and approved version of your thesis (PDF preferred).

  •     Name the file: Last Name, First Name-Thesis.
  •     A submitted thesis must be a single document that includes a title page, a table of contents, the body of the thesis, and reference list.

Step 2: You must use your college-issued email to send your thesis and title page to with the subject line:

"Your Full Name, Thesis Submission"

Step 3: The Library will email a notification after reviewing your thesis

Deadlines for thesis submissions can be found on the Pacific Oaks College Academic Calendar, also available through the Student Gateway Portal.  The library does not set deadlines for thesis submissions and any exceptions for late submissions need to be made through the Registrar's Office (

For further information, please see Steps for Successfully Submitting a Thesis.