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Undergraduate Research - Online Theses and Capstone Projects Submission System: Home

This online guide will walk you through the submission of your undergraduate thesis or capstone project to the institutional repository, IDEALS.

Spring 2024: LAS Honors Bachelor's Theses

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We are currently processing Bachelor’s theses for the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences ONLY. If you are a student in another college, please use the process as outlined by your department.

For the Spring 2024 semester and prior, all undergraduate theses and capstone projects will be collected for processing and archival purposes only with access being granted only to the LAS Honors Program, your home department, and the University Library.

  1. Please review the LAS Senior Thesis Submission Guide for specific details including formatting guidelines.
  2. Don't forget to use the correct template.
  3. Complete the Thesis Certification Form with signatures from the “Instructor in Charge” and “Head of Department/Academic Unit” according to their senior thesis deadline. 
  4. Please review the Guide to Online Theses and Capstone Projects Submission System before submitting your Bachelor’s thesis to the Illinois Theses and Capstone Projects Submission System.
  5. If you have additional questions or need help:
    1. Regarding LAS Honor’s related questions, please contact LAS Honors at or 217.333.1158. 
    2. With the Illinois Theses and Capstone Projects Submission System, please reach out to Merinda Hensley at



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