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East Carolina University Submission Guide for the Graduate School Theses and Dissertations.

ECU's ETD System: Vireo

ECU's ETD Submission Service: Vireo

Graduate School Contacts

  Dr. Kathleen Cox
  Associate Dean
  109 Ragsdale Building
  Greenville, NC 27858
  Phone: 252-328-1466



Ms. Marquerite Bond
Administrative Support Associate
105 Ragsdale Building
Greenville, NC 27858 
Phone: 252-328-5792 
Fax: 252-328-6071

Joyner Library Contact

Ms. Jeanne Hoover
Head, Scholarly Communication
1301 Joyner Library
Greenville, NC 27858
Phone: 252-328-2261


Electronic Theses and Dissertations

The thesis or dissertation must be submitted at least ten days prior to the last day of classes of the student’s intended semester of graduation. The thesis/dissertation submitted to the ECU Graduate School must be the final-approved version by your thesis/dissertation student advisory committee.  The table below lists the upcoming deadlines:



Summer 2024 July 15, 2024
Fall 2024 November 22, 2024
Spring 2025 April 18, 2025


The navigation bar follows the submission process order. Each page provides detailed requirements for preparing your thesis/dissertation. Review these pages, including formatting guidelines, FAQs, and templates before submitting your work.


Instructions for using Docusign Signature Pages 

Dissertation Signature Page (Docusign)

Thesis Signature Page (Docusign)

(If you are experiencing issues with uploading the Docusign Signature page in Vireo, please convert the PDF to a MS Word file.  Please use this link to convert the signature page to a word document.)

Some other helpful guides are linked here:

Graduate students should check their program website, the graduate catalog, or with their program director to see if a thesis or dissertation is required for the completion of their degree. Work closely with your advisor and committee throughout the research and writing process. For additional questions, contact the Graduate School staff listed on this page.