I don't see on the USPS website where a bound college thesis/dissertation qualifies for Media Mail, yet there are bookbinding companies that will hardbound your thesis and ship it to you Media Mail, so I am confused if it qualifies or not. What are your conclusions?
"On the other hand, there were proper ways of entering a library. He waddled over to the shelves and selected Humptulip's seminal work How to Kille Insects. All 2,000 pages of it." — Terry Pratchett, Men at Arms