Create a zip file of any supplemental files you would like to include. Supplemental files are optional and will be added to Reed Digital Collections. If you choose not to add your thesis to Reed Digital Collections, we will not retain supplemental files.
Registrar staff will notify you and your thesis adviser via email when they have confirmed receiving the thesis.
After confirmation from Registrar staff, send copies of your thesis to each member of the orals board at least 48 hours before your exam.
Complete orals and make corrections
Complete your oral exam.
Library staff review every thesis to ensure it meets Reed College formatting requirements. You will receive an email if your thesis passes formatting check or if changes are required. You might receive this email before or after your oral exam. The library does not check citations, bibliographies, or content.
Make corrections required by your orals board.
Make formatting corrections required by the Library.
Upload corrected documents (Dec. 11 to noon Dec. 15)
The Library will confirm that the thesis meets formatting requirements and will notify you via email if your thesis has been approved or if further changes are required. We need time to do this review and finish before noon, so please do not wait until the last minute to upload your corrections.
If further changes are required, make the corrections ASAP and resubmit your corrected PDF. Leave enough time for Library staff to review the corrections.
You and your thesis adviser will get an email from the Library when your thesis has been accepted.
Congratulations! You're done!
The library will coordinate and cover the cost of printing and binding of the two required library copies.