Answered By: Lauren Collister
Last Updated: May 18, 2017     Views: 2

The amount of time between submission and availability depends on two things: the time for review by the graduate schools, an the amount of time you select for your embargo.

The review and approval processes vary considerably among the graduate schools.  It may take up to several months after you submit your ETD for it appear online.  For more information on the status of your ETD, please contact your ETD Student Services Staff Member.

If you have selected an embargo, your ETD will only be visible to University of Pittsburgh users with an active computing account (because D-Scholarship requires a login for accessing embargoed files). This will prevent your ETD from being read by those outside of the university - including you, once you graduate! Select your embargo period very carefully. 

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