Permission Form for Electronic Submission

Open Access Form

All graduate students submitting a Master’s Thesis or Doctoral Dissertation must complete the Open Access form.  You are the owner of the copyright in your thesis/dissertation. By executing this document, you are granting permission to Lehigh University to publish your thesis or dissertation on the World Wide Web immediately upon graduation unless otherwise specified. As part of the process of electronic submission of your thesis or dissertation, you will be completing an additional set of forms granting permissions to ProQuest/UMI.

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Upon completing the form, download and save the signed PDF.  Email a copy of the PDF to:  Please include your full name in the subject line and Open Access  i.e. Jane Doe Open Access.

                                                                           Open Access Form Link