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Senior Honors Thesis Submission Form

Please fill out the Senior Honors Thesis Submission Form to submit your thesis to ScholarWorks. If you would like your thesis to be embargoed, please consult with your advisor before completing the form.

Link to Senior Honors Thesis Submission Form

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Senior Honors Theses

The Senior Honors Thesis is the capstone experience of the honors program within an academic department or program. It is a two-semester sequence during which students work, under the supervision of an advisor, on a substantial piece of original research and writing. Students must then defend their theses to an advisory committee. The thesis requires a major commitment of time and energy, and ordinarily attracts only a small percentage of graduating seniors. Only those who have successfully written and defended a thesis can graduate with Honors, High Honors or Highest Honors. Senior Honors Theses can be viewed online in ScholarWorks and on paper (from 1950 to 2013) in the University Archives.

If you are writing a thesis and you are interested in submitting your work to ScholarWorks, please read on for more information about the submission process. 

Senior thesis writers also have the option of submitting a paper copy of their work to the University Archives

Cover Sheet

When getting ready to submit your thesis, also check with your department for particular procedures. Most departments require a cover sheet. Below you will find a PDF template of a cover sheet that you can use.