Policies for Dissertations, Masters Theses, Capstones, and Culminating Projects

Who Can Submit

Dominican Scholar only publishes materials about work conducted under the auspices of Dominican University of California. For additional information, please contact dominican.scholar@dominican.edu


The repository is a permanent record of scholarship at Dominican University of California. Removal of items are highly discouraged. A paper may be updated or removed from public view by sending a request to the system administrator at dominican.scholar@dominican.edu. Requests should include:

  • Author name
  • Title of the paper to be removed
  • Year of graduation
  • Reason for removal

Each request for removal will be handled on a case-by-case basis; the final decision on removal remains with the repository administrator.

If an item is removed from public view a citation to the original version of the paper will always remain on the site.

Author Review

Authors do not have an opportunity to approve papers they have submitted prior to them becoming publicly available on the site; therefore, please be sure that the paper is ready for public distribution.

If you would like to review your thesis with the repository administrator prior to submitting it, please contact dominican.scholar@dominican.edu to make an appointment.

Rights and Permissions

Before submitting a paper to the repository, please be sure that all necessary copyright permissions have been cleared. You retain the copyright to your paper and grant us the nonexclusive right to publish this material, meaning that you may also publish it elsewhere.

It is necessary that you agree to the terms of publishing in the repository listed in the author agreement. Submission Agreement for Dominican Scholar