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Undergraduate Research Day

student stands in front of presentation boardUndergraduate Research Day 2022 will be held on April 27 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. in the Grand Ballroom. This event is proudly sponsored by the Office of Undergraduate Studies and the Maryland Libraries.

University of Maryland undergraduates participate in various research opportunities and Undergraduate Research Day provides the perfect opportunity for them to share their work with the campus community. Held each April, Undergraduate Research Day showcases current research, scholarship, and artistic endeavors. Presentations, posters, and performances are open to the public. Any work conducted as a part of a campus course, internship, or program is eligible for presentation.

Registration is now OPEN:

  • Priority Registration Deadline: March 27th, 2022
  • Final Registration Deadline: April 17, 2022
  • Undergraduate Research Day: April 27th, 2022

We ask that students, faculty, and administrators contact us at ugresearch@umd.edu with any questions.

Presenter FAQs

No, only one team member should submit a proposal for a team research poster. They should list the names of all other team members on the form. There is space on the submission form to list up to 14 additional team members. Teams with more than 15 members should email team member names to ugresearch@umd.edu.

The submission form has character limits for the title and abstract so that this information can be formatted to fit the research poster directory. Please abbreviate your title and abstract to fit the character limits on the submission form: 80 characters for the title and 1700 characters for the abstract. 

Yes, please list the professor or researcher who oversaw your project, regardless of institutional affiliation.

Before you submit your proposal form, you may use the button at the bottom of the page to save your progress. Saving your proposal form generates a unique link that you can use to return to your proposal form and continue editing at a later time. You will also share this link with your faculty sponsor so he or she can sign off on your project.

After your proposal form is submitted, you will receive a confirmation email from notifications@cognitoforms.com. This email contains links to view or edit your proposal.

If you would like to edit your proposal after the submission deadline has passed, please email us at ugresearch@umd.edu to ensure the information is updated in our records.

You will receive a confirmation email from University of Maryland, College Park (email address notifications@cognitoforms.com) when your proposal submission has been received. Please note that your proposal form should only be submitted by your faculty sponsor, after they have had the opportunity to complete Part 2 of the form.

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