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Wireless and Off-Campus Access
While the open access dissertations and theses are freely available, the licensed databases like ProQuest Dissertations and Theses are restricted to UC San Diego faculty, staff and students.
VPN AnyConnect Client - Off-Campus Access
Follow the download and installation instructions for your operating system. IMPORTANT: when connecting, make sure to select 2-Step Secured - althruucsd from the Group options (Duo Two-Step login required).
UCSD-PROTECTED Wireless Network
Use the UCSD-PROTECTED wifi network to access UCSD-licensed resources on your laptop or mobile device anywhere on campus.
More Assistance with Dissertations
This guide will help you to locate doctoral dissertations and master's theses from UC San Diego and other universities around the world, including
- Searching for UCSD dissertations and theses, and how to access them.
- Searching for dissertations and theses held at other universities (University of California, US, and worldwide), and how to access or request them.
- Locating free, open access dissertations and theses.
- Options for acquiring dissertations and theses if you are not a UCSD affiliate.
You will also find information about library resources and services to help UCSD students with their own dissertations and theses.
Dissertations and Theses @ UC