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.

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

Fall 2019 Format Review Deadline: In order to be eligible to graduate under the Fall 2019 semester, you must receive an email from us by 5:00 p.m. on Monday, December 2 stating that we have approved your formatting, and that your Format Review is over.

Upcoming Final Submission Deadlines

Fall 2019: 5:00 p.m. on Friday, December 6

Spring 2020: 5:00 p.m. on Friday, May 1

Summer 2020: 5:00 p.m. on Friday, July 31

Very important: DO NOT SCHEDULE AN APPOINTMENT FOR A FORMAT REVIEW. Format Reviews are never conducted in person. When your document is ready for the Format Review, please email it to us at this address: