A SED Certification of Completion is provided to the student when the survey has been completed.
Once the survey is completed, the final electronic version of the thesis/dissertation (ETD) can then be submitted to The Graduate School using the Pro Quest system.
Click on the “sign up and get started today” button and follow instructions to begin the submission process.
Submission Process: Submission steps are outlined on the left menu.
The SED Certification of Completion is required for submission to Pro Quest.
In order to complete the submission process, you will need to have the following: Master’s students go to Cornell Master’s Pro Quest site, doctoral students go to Cornell Doctoral Pro Quest site.You will see the items checked off as you progress through the submission steps.You must click “Save & Continue” at the bottom of each page, even pages on which you do not enter any information.You will not be certified for graduation until the formatting of your ETD has been fully approved by the Graduate School.You will receive a confirmation email of final acceptance.The Doctoral Completion Survey (DCS) allows KU to gather specific data pertaining to the graduate students who complete a doctoral degree at KU.The DCS contains questions tailored to several data collection organizations of which KU is a part.Please note that we are transitioning our form processes to an electronic form model, using the Docu Sign platform.Overtime in 2018, all our forms will transition to the Docu Sign service.Delayed Release: Pro Quest provides six months, and one and two year embargoes.The Graduate School recommends you discuss the publishing options with your advisor.