The Research Symposium is held each spring and offers an exciting opportunity for enrolled Illinois State graduate and undergraduate students to present what they have learned through their research, scholarship, and creative endeavor to a large audience in a professional setting. Poster sessions will be in the Brown Ballroom of the Bone Student Center with oral presentations at various locations around campus.
All students enrolled at the University and engaged in research, scholarship, and creative activity under the direction of a faculty mentor are eligible to register.
Morning Poster session
9 a.m. - 11 a.m., Brown Ballroom
Afternoon Poster session
1 p.m. - 3 p.m., Brown Ballroom
Day of Instructions for Poster Presenters. Morning session participants must check in between 8:15-8:45 a.m. Afternoon session participants must check in between 12:15-12:45 p.m. Check-in is located at the table just outside the entrance of the Brown Ballroom. There will be a sign to guide you. This is where you will locate your presenter name badge. Each presenter will need to pick up their own name badge. No one may pick up a name badge for someone else.
Only an easel is provided. Your poster should already be mounted on foamboard/matboard, or you should bring you own foamboard/matboard on which to clip your poster and have it ready to be placed on the assigned easel.
Attention Students: If you are planning to use an on-campus resource to have your poster printed, please be sure to check the deadlines for these services at the various businesses on campus to be sure your poster can be printed in time for the Research Symposium. Don't wait until the last minute!
Printing services available on-campus include: The Center for Teaching, Learning, and Technology and University Printing Services.
If you choose to use the Center for Teaching, Learning & Technology for the printing and or laminating of your symposium poster, be sure to read and follow the guidelines and deadlines for poster submission by visiting the CTLT website.
Symposium related forms