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Request to restrict circulation of thesis

Request to restrict circulation of thesis (pdf)

Use this form to:

  • Request that your thesis be restricted from public view for a period of time.

The University of Waterloo will only consent to any restrictions being placed upon the circulation or availability of a thesis prior to its deposit in the Graduate Studies Office.  This form must be fully approved and submitted to the Graduate Studies Office before any restrictions will be applied to the circulation of the thesis, at least one week prior to the submission of the actual thesis for examination.

Completion of this form will ensure that the thesis will be withheld for a maximum of one year.  Extensions must be requested, in writing, at least two months before the date of release, to the Graduate Studies Office.  If no further extension is requested or approved, the thesis will be released to the University of Waterloo Library and for microfilming, as appropriate.