Welcome to the
Undergraduate Thesis & Capstone
Online Submission System

Once you have received faculty mentor/supervisor approval AND completed the "Thesis Certification form" from your college/department, you are ready to submit your undergraduate thesis/capstone project to the online system for review.

If you have not already, please review the online guide where you will learn more about:


  • The benefits of submitting your work to IDEALS
  • Understanding your copyrights
  • Choosing your level of access in IDEALS
  • What you need to submit your undergraduate thesis/capstone project
  • How to resize your file(s), if needed

If you need help with this online system, please reach out to ugresearch@library.illinois.edu.

To get started with your submission, click the link below. You will be asked to authenticate using your NetID:

Your help can make things better

You feedback is very important to us; it allows us to continue to improve the system. Please feel free to notify us directly at ugresearch@library.illinois.edu if you have any suggestions to increase the usability or effectiveness of this application. You can also contact us if you any issues arise during the submission process.