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Embargo Renewal Request

Under extraordinary circumstances, an embargo may be extended for one additional 12-month period. A former student wishing to extend the embargo of the thesis or dissertation must submit an additional request at least two weeks before the end of the embargo period. A reason for the embargo renewal must be included in the space provided. All renewal requests must be approved by the Dean of the Graduate School.


  • Fill out the form, being sure to provide both the title of the thesis/dissertation and the justification for the renewal request, as well the NetID for your major professor.
  • Electronically sign the form where indicated.
  • Submit the form, so that it can be sent to your major professor and the Graduate School for processing.