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Honors Theses - Binding of Personal Copies

Binding Personal Copies Ends August 20, 2021

Effective August 20, 2021, the Libraries will no longer offer personal binding services. Documents dropped off and paid for before August 20, 2021 will be processed with the Libraries' next shipment. Library binding shipments are done quarterly, so it will be at least 16 weeks before you receive your copies.

Many companies offer bindery services. The Libraries do not recommend specific binderies, but offer the following suggestions for your convenience.


Drop Off Manuscripts at the Alkek Checkout Desk

Until August 20, 2021, the Libraries will offer personal binding service.

After your Honors thesis is accepted in the Vireo online system, you may drop off personal copies at the Alkek Checkout  Desk (3rd floor) between the hours of 8am and 5pm, Monday - Friday.

Please ensure that theses copies are collated properly before submitting them to the Library. Library staff do not review or alter the arrangement, direction, or order of pages.

Print on one side only with 1 1/2 inch left margin and 1 inch margin for all others. 

Binding Fees

The binding of personal copies costs $12.50 per copy, plus a $20 fee per order, plus applicable sales tax.

Honors theses will be bound in dark green binding with gold lettering.

Shipping of Honors Theses

Personal copies will be shipped within approximately 10 weeks to the address you provide.


For questions on fees or submission, please contact Scott Pope, at