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The Annual UW Undergraduate Research Symposium

Information on Posters

Friday, May 20, 2011, 12 noon - 5 pm in Mary Gates Hall

Thanks to all for another great Symposium!

Preparing Your Poster

Your poster:

  • Should be 40" x 32" .
  • Should be attached on a foam board and ready to display on the easels we provide.*

* Please note the URP does not provide foam board for mounting posters. You may purchase foam board at the University Book Store, or other locations. You do not need to pay for mounting, you may clip or tack your poster to the foam board.

Tips for Designing your Poster

Courtesy of the NASA Space Grant Consortium, the URP has two

worksheets for use in preparing a poster:

Visit our Poster Design Workshop page for additional resources and advice about how to create an effective poster presentation.

Printing Your Poster

Large-format poster printing is available on-campus at:

Additional locations near campus include:

Submit your printing request by Monday, May 16th in order to guarantee your poster is ready on the day of the symposium.

Don't forget to request a proof of your poster prior to printing the full-size version if available.

On the Day of the Symposium

Deliver your poster to the Mary Gates Hall Commons and check in at the registration table between 8 and 11:00 am on Friday, May 20th.

You will present your poster during the formal Poster Session. Presenters are asked to remain at their posters during the formal session times and as available throughout your session time. You should be prepared with a three- to five-minute summary for visitors using your poster as a visual guide. Some visitors may ask additional questions. Additionally, you are also strongly encouraged to attend the presentation sessions.

Please be prepared to take your poster home with you between 5- 5:30 pm on Friday, May 20th.

The URP is not responsible for lost or damaged posters that are not picked up by the 5:30 pm deadline.