UCUR is designed to showcase the best undergraduate work from students all over the state. Undergraduates from all disciplines are invited to apply for the conference, which provides an excellent opportunity for students to present their work in a scholarly setting to students, faculty, field specialists and community members. Presentations may include both visual and oral displays of work in all academic disciplines, from art history to molecular biology.

12th Annual Utah Conference on Undergraduate Research 
Southern Utah University, Cedar City, Utah
ebruary 9, 2018


All currently enrolled undergraduate students are eligible to apply.  Students must have worked with a WSU faculty or staff member who served as a mentor to the project.  Undergraduate research projects that include teams of students within or across disciplines are also encouraged to apply.

Submission Details

  • Students should apply to OUR by October 23, 2017 to secure funding. 
  • Please download the application: Apply for OUR funding to UCUR 2018
  • Submit the completed application via email to the Office of Undergraduate Research, our@weber.edu by the deadline (October 23).
  • You will be notified of OUR's funding decision October 25th, 2017 via email.
  • After receiving funding from OUR, abstract submission to Southern Utah University via the Submit link provided before the deadline.
  • Abstracts are usually 250-300 words in length.  They should be no longer than 450 words
  • Projects must be sponsored by a faculty mentor
  • Abstracts may be presented as oral presentations, poster presentations, or performing/visual arts presentations


  • After you apply for funding to OUR, you will be notified of our funding decision
  • Submit your abstract to UCUR by the deadline 
  • OUR will provide an orientation meeting detailing all travel procedures for those accepted to present
  • OUR will cover your  registration costs, transportation to UCUR, and hotel accommodations

Dates & Deadlines

  • Application to OUR due: October 23, 2017
  • Abstracts accepted by SUU: September 15 - October 31, 2017
  • Conference:  February 9, 2018

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