parking provided? Where can we park?
All campuses provide parking for registered attendees.
Please refer to the host institution logistics and general information.
are provided with my registration?
The following is
provided at the event:
Friday- appetizers and refreshments.
Saturday- breakfast, lunch, and all-day
accommodate food allergies or dietary restrictions in the catering?
Yes, when possible. Please ensure the event organizers
are aware of this ahead of time through your registration or by emailing email@example.com.
I have not
collected all of my data for my research project, can I still present a poster
with my research plan and anticipated results?
Students at every stage of their academic research are
encouraged to apply, as long as they have the support from their faculty
attend FURC as a guest (parent, relative, friend, or significant other)?
Yes, the event is open to anyone interested in
attending. However, registration is required for any attendee. Interested
people can register ahead of time, or pay an increased registration fee at the
Do I have
to live in Florida to apply to FURC?
Undergraduate students enrolled in Colleges or
Universities within the State of Florida are eligible to apply to present their
research poster at FURC.
Can I still
check-in if I miss the welcome reception?
Yes, the registration desk remains open throughout the
two days of the event. Students can check-in anytime.
graduated with my undergraduate degree. Can I still present my undergraduate
Yes, students who graduated within the past 12 months and
have not matriculated to graduate or professional school may attend and
student present two posters?
What should I include in my
Abstracts/creative statements are
limited to 250 words, and should include an introductory statement, the
approach/methods, any results, and a discussion/ conclusion. Only submit plain text – do not include any
pictures, graphs, or special characters with your abstract submission. We
suggest you contact your campus writing center or office for help developing
presentations judged at this Conference?
No, participants are not judged at this conference. There are
students have attended FURC in years past?
At recent FURCs, as many as 500 students have attended
and 200 attendees who are university staff, family, and friends.
disciplines can present at FURC?
FURC is inclusive of all academic research,
scholarship, and creative inquiry across all disciplines.
Do I need
to bring anything to the graduate school fair (resume, business cards, etc)?
Students are strongly encouraged to bring copies of
their resumes (and business cards if they have them). The graduate school fair
hosted by FURC is an excellent way to network with many universities across the
country. Please see the FURC webpage for the most up to date information on
visiting schools. Over 30 graduate school programs have participated at each
select what session I present my poster in, or is it randomly assigned?
Times are randomly assigned to all posters. We
encourage all presenters to stay for each poster session to visit the other
I wear to the event?
Business-casual attire that is comfortable for the two-day
event. We recommend comfortable shoes, as well, as some of the workshop spaces
may be in different buildings.
for first-time presenters?
It is a good idea to practice your presentation with
your faculty mentor, grad students, friends, and/or family. Since this is a multi-disciplinary
event, be sure to describe your research in words that can be understood by all
attendees. We suggest you prepare a short 2-3 sentence overview that you can
use to start the conversation about your poster.
should I make my poster?
Standard poster size- 36” tall x 48” wide. Materials
used to hang the poster will be provided. It is highly recommended that all
posters at FURC are printed through a digital poster printer. These are often
available on campuses, please talk to your faculty mentor about options.