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2017 Student Conference Application

Both undergraduate and graduate students are invited to present their original work whether it is on-going or finalized at the Student Conference. All scholarly projects are welcome.

Presentation formats are categorized as Poster, Oral (i.e., reading poetry, creative writing, essays, or research papers), and eAbstract (which are pre-arranged by the faculty sponsor).

We reserve the right to reject projects/presentations that do not meet the requirements.

Dates and Deadlines

  • Registration Deadline
    Friday, February 17, 2017 at 11:59 pm
    - requires application with payment
  • Late Registration Deadine
    Monday, March 6, 2017 at 11:59 pm
    - requires application with payment.

When will you hear from us?

    We communicate with you by email. Make sure does not go into your spam blocker.
  • Registration completed
    After you receive an application receipt and payment confirmation, you are registered for the Conference.
  • Presentation schedule
    Don't expect an email to notify you of your scheduled presentation date and time. You must check the Student Conference home page close to the time of the Conference.

Before Starting the Application

You must have Faculty Sponsor review and approval of your presentation content prior to applying for the Conference. Make sure you can complete the entire application and the online payment with a credit card (MasterCard, Visa, American Express and Discover). Partial applications are not accepted.

Your registration includes the following information with *indicating content optionally included in the Conference Proceedings:

  1. *Authors and all emails
  2. *Project title
  3. *Abstract/description
    It is your responsibility to edit your work for proper content, spelling, and grammar.
    • One paragraph only
    • Type directly into the application field. Do not cut and paste.
    • 2000 characters maximum
    • Publication ready
  4. Presentation format: poster, oral
  5. Faculty sponsor: *name, *title, position, phone, email, *college/university

If you do not want to be published in a Conference Proceedings, indicate this in the Comment field of the application.

Sample Application

The sample application is similar to the actual application with some changes.
View the Sample Application (pdf)


** All fields are required unless otherwise stated.

Check for application information.

If an individual with a disability requires an accommodation in order to participate in the Student Conference, please contact at least 2 weeks in advance.

Section 1: Applicant Information

A confirmation email is sent to you when you submit the application.

Degree Level

Are There co-authors?

Currently Disabled - you have to provide co-author's name and email on the real form.

Do you require a special accommodation?

Section 2: Project Information
  • Both Title and Abstract must be pre-approved by your faculty sponsor before applying to the Conference.
  • Your Project Title and your single-paragraph Abstract are made available for public viewing.
  • Type directly into the application field. Do not cut and paste.
  • Check your spelling and grammar. Editing is not available after submission.
  • Abstract maximum is 2000 characters.

2000 remaining

Section 3: Presentation Information
Preferred Format

An author or co-author must be present at the poster session.

Select your poster session

Oral presentations are assigned a session date and time. A presenter may use PowerPoint slides.
Roundtables and Symposiums are specifically assigned by faculty. If you have questions, please contact your faculty sponsor.

Select your presentation type

eAbstract format is available only to pre-selected applicants as specified by the instructor.

Select your class

Upload your ppt or pdf file which consists of the following two slides:

  1. Slide one:
    • Student(s) Name(s)
    • Project Title
    • Course Number/Name (e.g., INDH 5336 Safety, Health and Environmental issues)
    • Instructor Name (e.g., Dr. Magdy Akladios)
  2. Slide two:
    • Abstract

Section 4: Faculty Sponsor Information


Examples: Professor, Associate Professor, Assistant Professor, Adjunct, Lecturer, ect.

An email is sent to your Faculty Sponsor requesting application confirmation.

Section 5: Form Submission and Payment

Before you submit your form

Verify your email and your faculty sponsor's email.
Print a copy of your complete form for your own records.

When you submit your form

You may have a short wait. Depending on your internet connection, it may take several minutes to submit your application.

After we receive your application, an Online Payment Screen displays. A credit card is needed to pay the application’s registration fee.

What is emailed

  1. An Application Summary is sent to you, your co-authors and faculty sponsor.
  2. A Payment Confirmation is sent to you, your co-authors and faculty sponsor after the registration payment for your application is processed.

Notice: State law requires that you be informed of the following:
(1) with few exceptions, you are entitled on request to be informed about the information the University collects about you by use of this form;
(2) under sections 552.021 and 552.023 of the Government Code, you are entitled to receive and review the information; and
(3) under section 559.004 of the Government Code, you are entitled to have the University correct information about you that is incorrect.

Last updated: 11/29/2016 UTC
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