To find St. Mary's Dissertations & Theses, please search the Library's Catalog. In addition to the copy available for circulation, a second copy of printed dissertations and theses from 1937 to 2016.
St. Mary's dissertations (blue binding) are listed in the Library Catalog and are shelved on the 3rd Floor. Dissertations from 2016 to the present are available in electronic format only.
To find all dissertations written by students in our PhD program, search the keyword phrase: St. Mary's University and dissertation
Many Ph.D. dissertations written after 1996 can also be downloaded for free by currently enrolled St. Mary's students, faculty, or staff. Use the Dissertations (St. Mary's only) database to download St. Mary's dissertations. Most dissertations from 2017- are also available open access through the catalog.
Search the Library Catalog to find Master's theses. Masters degree theses (red binding) are are shelved on the 3rd Floor. Theses from 2017- are available in electronic format only.
Use this format to find theses via the Library Catalog keyword search: St. Marys University "department name" thesis
Theses have been written in several academic areas including ones not listed in the example searches section.
Honor's Program Theses
Search the Library Catalog to find Honor's Program theses. Honor's Program theses (blue binding) are shelved on the 3rd Floor.
To find an entire list of Honor's Program theses, use the following subject heading:
St. Mary's University (San Antonio, Tex.). Honors Program -- Thesis.
Beginning in 2021, digital Honor's Program theses are available at the Digital Commons.