Submission of Thesis/Dissertation in Compact Disc (CD)


In compliance with the CHED Memorandum Order No. 44, series of 2007, the following guidelines are promulgated to revise the policies and procedures contained in the memorandum from the then Office of the Vice President for Academics and Research (dated 02 July 2004) in connection with the submission of graduate thesis/dissertation in Compact Disc (CD):

  1.  A graduate thesis/dissertation—in its final and approved version—should be submitted in CDs (5 copies) as part of the final requirements for the completion of certain graduate programs.

  2. To ensure that the CDs contain the final and approved version of the graduate thesis/dissertation, the same shall be submitted to the faculty adviser for verification and approval.

  3. The faculty adviser, in verifying the contents of the CDs, should look into the following:

  1.  the version of the graduate thesis/dissertation contained in the five (5) CDs is consistent with that approved by the final defense panel;
  2.  the five (5) CDs are complete in contents, including annexes, tables, and the like;
  3. the contents are in non-editable PDF (Portable Document File) format;
  4. the contents are readable in a standard computer;
  5. the CDs used are of reputable brand; and
  6. the CDs and the transparent cases are appropriately labeled, as follows:

Title of Thesis/Dissertation
Program(e.g., PhD in Development Studies)
Name of schoolDe La Salle University
Name of student(Last name, first name, middle name)
Month and year of completion(e.g., June 2015)
Name of faculty adviser(Title, First name, middle initial,last name)
  1. To indicate approval of the CDs, the faculty adviser, using a permanent marker, signs the CDs and turns them over to the department secretary.

  2. The department secretary shall be responsible in submitting the following to the Office of the University Registrar  (Front Desk):

  1.  Three (3) of the five (5) signed CDs (the other two CDs are copies of and are retained by the department)
  2. Approval sheet with complete signatures;
  3.  Photocopy of Official Receipt (payment of graduation and other fees)

  1. It is understood that in submitting the requirements above, the deadline set by the Office of the University Registrar shall be observed.

  2. The Defense Panel Report should be submitted to the Office of the University Registrar immediately after the conduct of the final defense, to allow the processing of payments for the panelists. The same need not be submitted together with the requirements above.