Umi Doctoral Dissertation Agreement Form

Information on ordering copies through the Campus Copy Center can be found at the Penn State Multimedia and Print Center (this process takes about three weeks). Fill out page 5 and enter the 4-digit code and category for your main subject, which you will find on pages 8 to 11 of the form. Return pages 4 and 5 to the graduation and thesis office, along with a copy of your first page and file. You are not required to provide ProQuest with a printed copy of the thesis. On page 4, please enable traditional editing at the top of the page and yes under SELECT PUBLISHING OPTIONS. Sign at the end of the page (any restrictions you wish to place on your thesis are made on the eTD website; this form will only be sent to ProQuest when all restrictions have been lifted, usually two years after completion). The fees listed on page 4 for the traditional edition are included in the fees you pay to Penn State. The following instructions override all the instructions in the ProQuest form itself (you can skip pages 1, 2, and 3 of the form). Pages 4 and 5 of this form are required for all PhD students at Penn State. As editor-in-chief, ProQuest offers your thesis for sale and pays you royalties each year where your 10% is generated at $10.00 or more. If you did not limit the distribution of your thesis when signing your author`s agreement, we assume that you want your work to be as broad as possible. If you are no longer familiar with the generality of your work, ProQuest may restrict the sale of your work according to your instructions.

Please contact the proQuest Author Relations Team at or (800) 521-0600, number 7020 if you wish or have any further questions about the or Google Scholar portals on theses and dissertations. They may also limit the distribution at the time of conclusion; Simply make available a ProQuest/UMI non-distribution memo filled with your publication agreement form. In order to re-authorize ProQuest/UMI, distribute copies of your graduation thesis or thesis, you can send an email request to in order to make arrangements for this purpose. You must quote your name, document title and ProQuest publication number as well as your application….

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