Guidelines for Remote Defenses due to COVID-19
Virtual Thesis Scheduling Instructions
WHOI-based student contact Ann Tarrant and MIT-based students contact Tricia Nesti.
Thesis Due Dates
Doctoral Thesis Defense Notice Form
Master's Thesis Presentation Notice Form
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MIT Biology (7W) thesis defense form
After a student's successful dissertation defense, the final version of a thesis must be submitted to both the student's home department at MIT and WHOI's Academic Programs Office within two weeks.
Masters/Engineers Reproduction Form
MIT Thesis FAQ: Student Frequently Asked Questions
From MIT Libraries
Publisher Policies: Thesis Content and Article Publishing
Publisher policies regarding graduate students’ reuse of their previously published articles in their theses from MIT Libraries.
Author Affiliation Format and Citing the JP in Publications and Products (pdf)
Author affiliation format for manuscripts.
Search the MBLWHOI Library collection of MIT-WHOI Joint Program graduate theses.
View and submit MIT Theses.
MIT's DSpace Thesis Collection
Add your thesis to MIT's DSpace thesis collection. Theses in DSpace are visible to anyone in the world, and will be preserved digitally for long term use and access.
Thesis Committee Member Travel Reimbursement
Committee Member Travel Reimbursement Policy
The WHOI Academic Programs Office will pay reasonable costs for one outside member to attend the thesis proposal defense and the thesis defense.