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Application Process and Guidelines

Part of a research display at the 2014 Graduate ExhibitionThe registration process for Graduate Exhibition is conducted exclusively through the Graduate School website.

Registration for the 2016 Graduate Exhibition opens November 1, 2015.

Registrations will be accepted through 5pm on February 19, 2016.

Exhibition abstracts must be in final, completed form before submitting the registration. Once submitted, no editorial changes will be permitted.  Students are strongly encouraged to have abstracts reviewed by an adviser prior to submission.

Registrations will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. Each college is guaranteed 10 poster spaces; the additional spaces will be assigned according to the number of entries submitted. The number of performances and visual arts exhibits will be available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Information Sessions


Session #1:  General Information
Tuesday, December 2 | 5:00-7:00 p.m. | 112 Kern Graduate Building
This session provides an overview of the Graduate Exhibition and will cover options for presentation, including the new video entry option.


Session #2:  How to Create an Exhibition Poster (Date/location to be determined)

This presentation focuses on the mechanics of creating a research poster, including organization, proper formating, and tips for presentation.


Video Production Workshop

Monday, February 8 | 5:00-7:00 p.m. | Patee Media Commons
Students who plan to  participate in the video option of the Exhibition are required to attend this video production workshop which covers video formatting and presenting content for video. 

Students participating in the video option will be automatically registered for this session upon completion of the Graduate Exhibition registration.


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