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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. Thomas McConnell
Associate Dean
109 Ragsdale Building
Greenville, NC 27858
Phone: 252-328-2956
Fax: 252-328-6071


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
1107 Joyner Library
Greenville, NC 27858
Phone: 252-328-2261


Electronic Theses and Dissertations

The last day to submit a thesis or dissertation is normally 10 business days prior to the last day of final exams.  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:



             Spring 2021                 April 22, 2021
Summer 2021                  July 16, 2021
Fall 2021                 December 1, 2021
Spring 2022 April 21, 2022

The navigation at the top of this libguide is in the order of the submission process starting with the homepage and proceeding right. Additionally, links for workshops, FAQs, and documents and links can be found here. Each page is specially designed and goes into great depth explaining the requirements of the student.


Some other helpful guides are linked here:

It is strongly encouraged that the student read through these webpages before submitting a thesis/dissertation.  

Many master's degrees (but not all) require a thesis for completion of the degree; similarly, many doctoral degrees require a dissertation. Students who are unsure of the requirements for their program should consult with their graduate program director/department chair, their department's website, or the graduate catalog.

At all stages of research, the student should be working closely with their research advisor, consulting with them for all types of questions. Should more questions arise, contact the Graduate School staff listed to the left.