The Office of the President invites comments on a revised proposed Presidential Policy on Open Access for Theses and Dissertations. The Policy is new and includes the following key issues:

  • There is currently no system wide uniformity or policy for ensuring open access to UC graduate students’ theses and dissertations. This policy will provide system wide consistency for these works.
  • Allowance for embargoes that delay the date theses or dissertations are made available in an open access repository.

Here are the following Theses and Dissertations:

If you have any questions, please contact Patricia Osorio-O’Dea at [email protected]. Comments should be submitted no later than April 10, 2019 to [email protected].

Thank you very much for your thoughtful comments.