All students must register initially for the poster session.
If your department, school, or faculty mentor later decides to host their own oral presentation session, you may have the option of making an oral presentation instead. This option applies only to events that meet all of the following qualifications:
Contact your department, school, or faculty mentor to inquire if they may be planning such an event.
Please be sure to thoroughly read the information below before accessing the online registration!
Only currently enrolled Illinois State University students, under the direction of an Illinois State University faculty mentor, may participate in the Symposium.
Group presenters must designate a primary group member. The primary group member is responsible for registering the group and will be the main contact for the group. When registering, the primary group member will submit all of the required project and group information.
To register a group the primary group member needs:
Faculty Mentor Information: First & Last Name, ISU Email address, Department, Abstract Approval
Group Member Information (for each member): First & Last Name, ISU Email Address, Department, Graduate/Undergraduate, Undergraduate year in school (freshman, sophomore, etc.)
Each discipline has its own norms regarding the proper order for multiple author listings. Please consult your mentor to determine the order for an author listing. This is not a required field.
Your abstract must have been approved by your faculty mentor. Cut and paste from your mentor approved abstract Word document directly into the box provided on the registration form. Please note: If your abstract contains special characters (i.e. subscript, superscript, symbols, and Greek/Latin characters) you MUST attach your abstract in a Word document to the registration.
After registering, a copy of the online registration Confirmation/Receipt page will be automatically forwarded via email to you and to your faculty mentor. Your registration will not be complete until it has been approved by your faculty mentor. Mentor approvals should be sent via your mentor to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Registration for the Symposium is closed. To confirm that your online registration and mentor approval have been received at the Graduate School, please check the registration confirmation listings after January 13, 2017, on the symposium website. These lists will be updated once a week after this date. Also, check the website a week before the symposium for day of schedule information.
If you need a special accommodation to fully participate in this event, please contact the Graduate School at (309) 438-2583.