Penn State Graduate School Penn State Penn State Graduate School

Application Process and Guidelines

Application Process and Guidelines

The registration process for Graduate Exhibition is conducted exclusively through the Graduate School website.

Registration for the 2016 Graduate Exhibition is now open.

Registrations will be accepted through 5:00 p.m. 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.

NEW - Data Visualization Award
The Data Visualization Award, offered by the University Libraries’ Data Learning Center, is designed to increase digital information literacy by raising awareness of the importance of data visualization and celebrating good examples.  For award information please click here.

Information Sessions

Session #1:  Exhibition General Information Session
Tuesday, December 8 | 5:15-7:00 p.m. | 112 Kern Graduate Building

This session will provide an overview of the Graduate Exhibition and cover options for presentation, including the new video entry option.

Click here to view the December 8 Exhibition General Information Session.


 Session #2:  How to Create an Exhibition Poster Session
Tuesday, January 12 | 5:00-7:00 p.m. | 112 Kern Graduate Building

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

Click here to view the January 12 "How to Create an Exhibition Poster" Session


Video Production Workshop

Monday, February 8 | 5:00-7:00 p.m. | Pattee Media Commons
Students who plan to  participate in the video option of the Exhibition are required to attend this video production workshop which will cover 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.


Facebook Facebook LinkedIn LinkedIn