SNCURCS – State of North Carolina Undergraduate Research and Creativity Symposium is held each November at a host institutions within the UNC and NC Independent Colleges and Universities systems. This statewide symposium started at NC State University and now rotates among public and private institutions of higher learning in North Carolina.

It has grown to be a large event for any undergraduate student in North Carolina to be able to present their research or creative work.  Presentations can be posters, oral presentations, exhibits, or performances.  As of 2015, there are approximately 400 presentations with around 800 presenting students, observers, faculty, and parents attending.

State of North Carolina Undergraduate Research and Creativity Symposium (SNCURCS)

November 5, 2016

from 8:00 AM until 4:30 PM, on the campus of North Carolina Central University in Durham, NC


All undergraduate students enrolled in North Carolina colleges, universities, or community colleges and high school students who have completed a mentored research project through an accredited university or other Summer Ventures or research program are eligible to participate in SNCURCS. Presentations include Poster, Oral, Exhibit and Performance options.

All student presenters, co-presenters, faculty mentors, and other attendees must register to attend SNCURCS at a rate of $35 per person. The OUR will cover the registration cost for NC State University undergraduate student presenters* to attend this years SNCURCS. Presenters should NOT pay the registration fee when registering to attend.

sncurcs-registration-instructions for NC State presenters (incl co-presenters)


Important Dates:

  • Abstract Submission Deadline: October  3, 2016 at 11:59 p.m. DEADLINE EXTENDED TO OCT 12 at 11:59
  • Barthalmus Research Grant Deadline: October 7, 2016
  • Mentor Approval Deadline: October 14, 2016
  • Email Acceptance Notification by: October 24, 2016
  • Registration Deadline: October 19, 2016
  • Checks/Payment Due by: October 19, 2016
  • Presentation Schedule on website by: October 26, 2016
  • SNCURCS: Saturday, November 5, 2016 

Please go to for more information about abstract submission, registration and all event details. Questions concerning the event should be directed to SNCURCS2016@NCCU.EDU

*including team members who are listed to present