[ skip to content ]

More Information about this image

Students sitting and talking outside Barry Arts Building.

College of Arts & Letters ResourcesFor Graduate Students

General Information


Travel Funding




Thesis & Dissertation


woman-typing-writing-windows Thesis & Dissertation Guide

Fall Deadlines

November 1 Dissertations and theses must be submitted electronically for review by the Arts and Letters style editors. Submit the dissertation/thesis and D5/M3 form to Cathleen Rhodes by completing the form at http://bit.ly/submitoduthesis.

December 1 All formatting corrections required by the style editor must be completed by this date.


Spring Deadlines:

April 1 Dissertations and theses must be submitted electronically for review by the Arts and Letters style editors. Submit the dissertation/thesis and D5/M3 form to Cathleen Rhodes by completing the form at http://bit.ly/submitoduthesis.

April 25 All formatting corrections required by the style editor must be completed by this date.


Summer deadlines:

July 15 Dissertations and theses must be submitted electronically for review by the Arts and Letters style editors. Submit the dissertation/thesis and D5/M3 form to Cathleen Rhodes by completing the form at http://bit.ly/submitoduthesis.

August 15 All formatting corrections required by the style editor must be completed by this date.

Refer to ODU's Academic Calendar for the deadline to submit dissertations and theses to ProQuest:https://www.odu.edu/academics/calendar.

September 27, 2022
5pm - 6pm

September 28, 2022
12pm - 1pm

September 29, 2022
6pm - 7pm

All workshops will be held on Zoom. Students who intend to complete a thesis or dissertation must attend a workshop at least one semester prior to graduation. Register here.




Site Navigation

Presidential Inauguration

ODU commemorated the inauguration of President Brian O. Hemphill, Ph.D., during Homecoming Weekend 2022. Relive the historic weekend.

Fall Open House

It's time to fall in love with ODU! Join us for our last Open House event of the semester on Saturday, November 19.

Commencement 2022

Visit the Commencement Office for information on event times, caps & gowns, tickets and more!