Payment of any applicable fees must be made, in full, at your final approval meeting with the Dissertation/Thesis Coordinator. You will need to pay via the ProQuest ETD Administrator. ProQuest fees and library binding fees (optional) are detailed below.
Publishing (choose one)
Descriptions of the available types of publishing are provided in your ProQuest ETD account. Click View Agreement next to the publishing option.
Traditional Publishing: Master's thesis: $0 Doctoral dissertation: $0
Open Access Publishing Plus: Master's thesis: $95 Doctoral dissertation: $95
Copyright Registration (recommended)
ProQuest will apply for copyright with the U.S. Copyright Office, on your behalf, if desired. For more information visit the ProQuest website and read more under the section titled Optional Copyright Registration at Participating Institutions. You can read this explain of "Why Copyright?" provided by ProQuest.
Copyright registration handling and filing fee
Payment for any applicable fees below should be made in cash, credit/debit card, or personal check (payable to the Library of Rush University Medical Center).
Students who wish to purchase bound copies for their own keeping may do so at a cost of $20 each, plus shipping if you cannot pick them up from the library. Contact the Library's Technical Services Manager at (312) 942-2276 for information about this service. Other binding options include commercial printers or ProQuest. For each requested bound copy, you will need to provide a printed copy of your manuscript.
If you want your own copy/copies, you will receive a hardcover, bound edition of your dissertation or thesis, 9x12, with printing on both spine and cover (space permitting). Please bring:
Please print your manuscript following the listed requirements for library binding.