The Indiana University Undergraduate Research Conference, established in 1994, is dedicated to promoting undergraduate research, scholarship, and creative activity, in all fields of study, which is performed in partnership with faculty or other mentors as a vital component of an Indiana University undergraduate education. This is an annual meeting for undergraduate college students.
When is IUURC?
IUURC is on Friday, December 9, 2022, 9:30 a.m.–1:00 p.m. The registration table opens at 12:00 p.m. with lunch cards provided. You should plan to arrive at least 45 minutes early to register and set up.
What will I do at IUURC?
Undergraduate students present their research either in an oral or poster presentation. Faculty mentors and research team members are invited and encouraged to attend.
If I choose to present orally, how long do I have?
Oral presentations are limited to 8–10 minutes followed by 2–4 minutes for questions, which is a total of 12 minutes. You'll be asked to send your presentation slides to the organizers ahead of the conference date. Oral presentors should be prepared to use PowerPoint.
Do I have to be invited to submit to present?
No, any undergraduate student from any IU campus may submit an abstract for consideration.
Can I make a poster and do an oral presentation?
No, you must choose one.
What are the specifications for my poster?
Please visit Poster Design for specific instructions on designing your poster.
How do I register for the conference?
Visit Registration for Guests to register if you are not presenting. Note: You will be automatically registered if you submit an abstract. See below.
Is this different from where I submit my abstract?
Yes, to submit your abstract visit Submit an Abstract (students) and follow the instruction in the link. You'll automatically be registered for the conference if you submit an abstract.
How do I get to the conference?
Please click here for directions. You may contact your IUURC campus liaison for transportation information.
Where can I park?
Please see our locations to park. You must be parked legally when visiting IUPUI or you may get a ticket.
Will there be a luncheon?
No. However, we'll provide preloaded meal cards for all attendees that can be used at a variety of places on campus.
How long am I required to stay?
You are expected to remain for the entire event; there are two sessions.
What should I wear?
Please dress professionally. You're giving an academic presentation and should be dressed accordingly.