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 2017, there were approximately 385 presentations with around 740 presenting students, observers, faculty, and parents attending.


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

November 10, 2018

hosted at NC State University in the Talley Student Union

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 fee for NC State University student presenters.
All other attendees will need to pay the registration fee.

Abstracts will be accepted starting in September 4, 2018 and close October 19, 2018

SNCURCS Abstract Submission Instructions

SNCURCS Abstract Submission

Please check back, as this information will be updated as we get closer to the date.

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