Do you own the copyright of your work? Does the University? Can you include images of the works of others in your dissertation? If you write a computer program, who owns the intellectual property?
See also the UVA Library website on Copyright Resources
Do you understand the University of Virginia's policies and procedures for ethics and research integrity?
Do you know what a DMP is? If you said "Distinguished Majors Project", you're wrong! Learn how to manage your data and become more productive.