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Binding—MA/MM/MMEd/MS Students

  • As part of the requirements for graduation, master’s (MA/MS) students must submit a minimum of two (2) paper copies of their thesis to the University Libraries.
  • The two (2) paper copies required will be bound and retained by the library.
  • Students may submit additional paper copies to be bound at this time if they wish to obtain bound copies for their academic department, for their advisor(s), or for personal use.


The following is a checklist of items that must be received by the library in order for your thesis submission to be considered complete:

  1. A minimum of two (2) paper copies of your thesis. These two (2) copies MUST meet the format and printing requirements listed on our Binding Process web page.

  2. A completed copy of the Binding Form.

  3. Payment for the binding process:

    • Made via cash, check, or money order payable to Mortensen Library.. 
    • Unfortunately, we cannot accept credit/debit card payments.

Office Hours and Location

Theses, essays, and dissertations that meet all library and departmental requirements should be brought to Melanee Van Haelen at Mortensen Library's Resource and Metadata Services Department.

  • The Metadata Services Department is on the lower level of the library and is the third door on the right at the bottom of the stairs.
  • Office hours are 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday–Friday.

Contact Melanee Van Haelen for additional information.