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When will the Festival be held?

The Festival will be held on Thursday, November 1, 2018.

Where will the Festival be held?

The Festival will be held at the Ohio Union ( 

What is the Festival schedule?

A full schedule of events can be found here.

What events will be taking place during the 2018 Autumn Undergraduate Research Festival?

Poster and Oral Presentations:  All undergraduate researchers, enrolled at any OSU campus, are eligible to present their work at the Festival.  We welcome submissions from undergraduate students of any rank or academic discipline. 

3 Minute Thesis Competition: Undergraduate students graduating in Autumn 2018 or Spring 2019 are eligible to apply to present in the 3 Minute Thesis Competition. We welcome submissions from undergraduate students from any academic discipline.

What are the submission guidelines for the Festival?

Students may only submit one individually-authored abstract to. However, students may submit an additional abstract as part of a larger group project.

Students may submit an abstract for research or a creative project conducted at another institution and/or supervised by a non-OSU faculty member.

How will students be selected for presentation format and session (if applicable)?

Students will be selected on a first come, first serve basis. While completing the application below, students will have the opportunity to rank their presentation format choices, as well as their session choices. No guarantee can be made that students will receive their first choice as there is limited capacity for each presentation format and session. Students will be notified of their presentation format, and session, by October 1, 2018.

What is the deadline date to submit an application to present?

The application for the 2018 Autumn Undergraduate Research Festival is now closed.

Who do I contact if I have questions about the Festival?

Please email if you have any questions about the event.