Masters and Doctoral students who wish to have personal copies of their theses/dissertations bound can bring them to Bindery Prep. located in the staff area on Level B in Homer Babbidge Library. Thesis binding hours for are Monday thru Friday 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. This service is also available to undergraduate honors theses students.
Please Note: For thesis paid through University Accounts see the Binding Services page..
You should print and fill out a Personal Theses/Dissertations Binding Form. The form is available in the following formats (click to download):
Payment must be made at the time your thesis is dropped off. Payment is by money order only. Cash, credit cards, and personal checks are not accepted. Money orders are made out to Homer Babbidge Library. A money order can come from a bank, the post office or a store selling money orders.
Theses are sent to the commercial library bindery used for all library binding; the bindery picks up and delivers every other Wednesday. The deadline to get your thesis into the next shipment is 2 p.m. on Tuesday, the day before the shipment. Theses and dissertations received after 2 p.m. on Tuesday may not go out until the next shipment two weeks later. An e-mail notice is sent to patrons when theses and dissertations are returned from the bindery and available for pickup; please wait for the e-mail notification before visiting our office.Theses are usually available for pickup two weeks and one day after the shipment date (the day the theses are sent to the bindery, not the day they are turned in to Bindery Prep.) after 3 p.m. on that day. The next shipment is scheduled for December 17, items sent in that shipment should be available for pickup on Thursday, January 8, 2015. The full 2015 shipment schedule is below :
|Shipment Date||Available for Pickup|
|Wed., January 07, 2015||Thurs., January 22, 2015|
|Wed., January 21, 2015||Thurs., February 05, 2015|
|Wed., February 04, 2015||Thurs., February 19, 2015|
|Wed., February 18, 2015||Thurs., March 05, 2015|
|Wed., March 04, 2015||Thurs., March 19, 2015|
|Wed., March 18, 2015||Thurs., April 02, 2015|
|Wed., April 01, 2015||Thurs., April 16, 2015|
|Wed., April 15, 2015||Thurs., April 30, 2015|
|Wed., April 29, 2015||Thurs., May 14, 2015|
|Wed., May 13, 2015||Thurs., May 28, 2015|
|Wed., May 27, 2015||Thurs., June 11, 2015|
|Wed., June 10, 2015||Thurs., June 25, 2015|
|Wed., June 24, 2015||Thurs., July 09, 2015|
|Wed., July 08, 2015||Thurs., July 23, 2015|
|Wed., July 22, 2015||Thurs., August 06, 2015|
|Wed., August 05, 2015||Thurs., August 20, 2015|
|Wed., August 19, 2015||Thurs., September 03, 2015|
|Wed., September 02, 2015||Thurs., September 17, 2015|
|Wed., September 16, 2015||Thurs., October 01, 2015|
|Wed., September 30, 2015||Thurs., October 15, 2015|
|Wed., October 14, 2015||Thurs., October 29, 2015|
|Wed., October 28, 2015||Thurs., November 12, 2015|
|Wed., November 11, 2015||Thurs., December 03, 2015|
|Wed., December 09, 2015||Thurs., January 07, 2016|
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