University Dissertation & Thesis Services

University Dissertation and Thesis Services (UDTS) helps Mason graduate students prepare, format, complete, and submit their theses and dissertations correctly and on time.

Fall 2016 Format Review Deadline

Monday, December 5, 2016, 9:00 a.m.

By this date and time, you need to have received an email from us stating that your document's formatting is in good shape, and your Format Review is over. If you have not received said email on or by that date, then you will not be eligible to graduate in the Fall 2016 semester.

Upcoming Final Submission Deadlines

Summer 2016: 5:00 p.m. on Friday, July 29

Fall 2016 Special Registration: 5:00 p.m. on Friday, August 26

Fall 2016: 5:00 p.m. on Friday, December 9



The UDTS office will be closed Monday, August 1 through Monday, August 8. No one will be available to accept Final Submission materials during that time.

We will not be available via email or phone between 5:00 p.m. on Friday, July 29 and 12:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 9.  

We will respond to all emails as soon as possible after we return to work on August 9. On that day, we will be on the Arlington campus from 12:00 - 6:00 p.m., in room 349 in the Library in Founders Hall. We will respond to all voicemail messages as soon as possible after we return to the Fairfax office on August 10.