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NC State Undergraduate Research & Creativity Symposium

Symposium 2023

April 25-26, 2023
Talley Student Union

Summer Symposium 2023

July 27-28, 2023
Hill Library

Sidewalk Symposium 2022

Fall Sidewalk
September 28, 2022, 11:00-1:00
Hill Library (Hillsborough Entrance)

*NC State hosts Spring and Summer Symposia. Students looking to complete an oral/poster presentation in the fall should consider SNCURCS or a disciplinary conference.

2023 Spring Symposium

  • April 25-26, 2023 in Talley Student Union
  • More information will be available and the submission space will open at the end of February/early March
  • What’s okay to submit?
    • A research/creative project at any stage — completed, in progress, just one section, etc.! If you have any questions, please reach out to the OUR
    • Review last year’s Spring Symposium presentations for examples – Spring 2022 Abstract Book
  • How does the process work?
    • Students will submit information (including an appropriate title and abstract) about their project when the submission space open in late Feb/early March
    • Your mentor must approve your submission (we strongly recommend working with them before you submit to make the process easier) in the submission system
    • A decision will be made about your submission
    • If accepted, you will respond to OUR emails, communicate with your mentor about your scheduled presentation, be ready to present during your assigned time, and be ready to support/interact with other students’ presentations
  • What type of presentations are available?
    • Oral presentation
      • 12 minute presentation, 3 minute Q&A
        • You will be assigned a presentation within a session and are expected to stay for the full session
        • Follow NCSU Branding rules in your PPT design
    • Exhibit/performance/creative work presentations
      • 20 minute (one presentation, like oral presentations) or 60 minute slots (repeated/open, like poster presentations)
        • You will be expected to stay for the duration of the session
        • Follow NCSU Branding rules for templated mediums
    • Poster presentations
      • 60 minute sessions
        • You will be assigned an hour and present your poster to groups filtering through during the hour
        • Follow NCSU Branding rules for your poster (use the 36×48 or 48×36 templates)
      • How do I create and present a poster?
      • Poster printing will be paid for by the OUR as long as students meet the deadline (TBA) and use the OUR printing partner (students wishing to print elsewhere may do so at their own expense)
        • Information about how to print will be provided soon
  • Poster/presentation help sessions will be offered on
    • March 7, 4:00-5:30, virtual
    • April 4, 4:30-5:30p, Withers 115
    • April 11, 8:30-9:30a, Withers 115
    • Help sessions as part of the seminar series (click link to see more info)- must bring a draft project to the seminar (April 5, April 18)
  • Spring Symposium is open to NC State students only.

2023 Summer Symposium

  • When: July 27-28, 2023 (final date/dates TBD – one day vs two)
  • Summer 2022 ABSTRACT BOOK

Sidewalk Symposium – Fall 2022

OUR seeks undergraduates of all majors who have been working on research, scholarly, and creative projects to participate by creating colorful visual presentations of their research using nothing but chalk.