Binding your thesis or dissertation is OPTIONAL. ONCE YOUR SUBMISSION TO PROQUEST HAS BEEN APPROVED, RIT Libraries provides this service if your department requests a bound copy for their records or if you would like copies for personal use.
For spiral comb binding, please contact the HUB or another office printing service.
The bindery service provided by the RIT Libraries will bind your submitted work with a hard cover. Theses are bound with black covers; dissertations are bound with grey-blue covers; both will have text in gold type. For hardcover binding, please follow these instructions:
Thesis binding hours are by appointment only during the hours of 9:30am - 3:30pm.
Request an appointment online. You will be contacted by the staff via email confirming appointment date and time. THE APPOINTMENTS ARE NOT AUTO GENERATED
Before your appointment, make sure to have all needed copies printed, signed, and collated AND have placed an order for binding with payment for ALL copies.
Bring your collated/labeled copies and any CDs/DVDs/Slides to your appointment.
Materials are sent out for binding and received on varying dates.
If you want to receive your bound copies by a certain date please contact the Thesis Binding staff for specific drop-off or pick-up dates. Otherwise, upon drop off you will be provided with a date of delivery.