Register for NC State Undergraduate Research and Creativity Symposium

Spring Symposium - April 24, 2020 | Summer Symposium - July 30, 2020

Registration Instructions

Registration for both Spring and Summer is done online and consists of providing information on the lead student author and other team members (if applicable), abstract, main mentor, and any co-mentors. The abstract must be approved online within the system in order for the registration process to be marked as complete.  Without abstract approval, students and their abstracts will not be listed in the formal abstract book and may not be able to present.

Student Registration Requirements:

  • Provide information on the lead student author and all other undergraduate presenters of a group
  • Groups/Teams: select 1 student to act as lead for registration
  • Project Title: Use Title Case Capitalization
  • Abstract
    • Maximum 250 word description of the project or exhibit
    • Can only contain text (no imported formulas, pictures, etc)
    • Please do not bold your entire abstract
  • Provide information on the main mentor and any co-mentors
  • MUST use an NC State Unity Email address for registration
    • Only 1 submission per Unity ID accepted due to space limitations
    • Students who are presenting an individual project and a team project: only 1 submission per Unity ID still applies

Mentor Requirements:

  • NC State Mentors only: Unity ID email for NC State mentors*
    • NC State Mentors must have and use their email address.
    • The mentor Unity ID is typically the beginning of their NC State email address, but would not include an underscore. (ie unity ID is hking  but would not provide the correct unity ID)
  • Non-NC State Mentors: Provide a valid email address
  • The abstract must be approved online by the deadline for the registration to be marked as complete
  • Unapproved abstracts will not be listed in the formal abstract book and will not be able to be presented


  • The registration system will walk you through the process and should be easy to navigate if you have the above information ready
  • VERY IMPORTANT: The first mentor you enter cannot be changed. Make sure you enter the lead mentor first before other mentors (such as grad and Post-doc mentors)
  • Adding a mentor: please allow up to 48 for the faculty member to be approved in the system before submitting your abstract for approval
  • Once you submit your completed registration your mentor will automatically receive an email requesting they approve your abstract
  • Mentor approval must be completed by the deadline. No extensions or exceptions will be given.
  • Please read information on Poster Printing: Click Here to access the page
  • Please see the FAQ page for specifics and/or restrictions of the event
  • How to Register for the Undergraduate Research and Creativity Symposium – Step By Step

Registration for the spring symposium will open on March 9, 2020 and Close April 6, 2020


Summer 2020 Undergraduate Research and Creativity Awards

The Office of Undergraduate Research through the Division of Academic & Student Affairs (DASA) will provide undergraduate research and creativity awards ranging in amounts up to $2,000 to undergraduate students for research projects for the Summer semesters. These