University Dissertation & Thesis Services

The Final Submission deadline for the Summer 2021 Semester is 5:00 p.m. on Friday, July 30.


The Format Review deadline for Summer 2021 is 5:00 p.m. on Friday, July 23. In order to be eligible to graduate under the Summer 2021 semester, you must receive an email from us by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, July 23 stating that we have approved your formatting, and that your Format Review is over.


In the interest of public health, UDTS has suspended all in-person meetings until further notice. We are here to help you graduate on time, and in good health.

We can meet with you virtually, through your preferred platform (Zoom, Skype, etc.). Please visit our LibCal Scheduler to set up an appointment.

We are hosting workshops on the Process you must complete in order to graduate on time, and on the Interactive (Word) Template. Please visit the University Libraries Workshops & Events site to view and sign up for sessions.

We are always available via email:

We are still performing Format Reviews. If your document is ready for review, please email it to us.

We are still accepting and processing Final Submission materials. Please email us, and we will assist you. 

If you have questions about collecting signatures for your Signature Sheet and/or Embargo Request Form, please email us, and we will help you craft the best solution for you, your committee, and your college/school/department.



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

The answers to many of your questions may be found in our FAQs.


Upcoming Final Submission Deadlines

Summer 2021: 5:00 p.m. on Friday, July 30

Fall 2021: 5:00 p.m. on Friday, December 3

Spring 2022: 5:00 p.m. on Friday, May 6