Student Research Symposium

Showcase your best work at the Student Research Symposium.

All students enrolled in programs within the McQueary College of Health and Human Services (MCHHS) are eligible to present.

Faculty members in MCHHS serve as mentors for the students.


26th Annual Student Research Symposium

The 26ᵗʰ Annual MCHHS Student Research Symposium will be held from 3:00 to 5:00pm on
Friday, May 6ᵗʰ in the Plaster Student Union Grand Ballroom.  There will be a virtual option
available for students with accommodations or justifications approved by their research
 This symposium is open to all graduate and undergraduate students enrolled in
programs within the McQueary College of Health and Human Services.  The purpose of this
symposium is to allow students to present scholarly projects they have been conducting during the
past year.

Abstract Submission

Students may begin to submit abstracts on February 28ᵗʰ through the Qualtrics link here.  The
deadline for submitting abstracts is March 25ᵗʰ by 11:59 pm.  Once the abstract has been submitted,
the faculty research mentor listed by the student will be notified and asked to review the
submission.  First authors will be notified of abstract acceptance via email no later than April 
13. Please note that there is a 1,250-character limit and special characters such as italics, bolding, 
and Greek symbols cannot be maintained by our submission system.

Guidelines for Posters

Posters must fit within a 4' X 6' space on a poster board. Templates and a tutorial on how to create
posters may be found on the MCHHS RStats page found here

To have your poster printed, complete the MCHHS Poster Printing Request Form here through
Dynamic Forms. Please be sure to submit your poster for printing in a timely manner. Posters
submitted after April 25th at 5:00 pm (CST) are not guaranteed to be printed by the MCHHS
Technology Office

For more information on poster production, go here

Students approved for a virtual presentation will receive instructions on how to prepare and submit their presentation with their abstract acceptance email

Access previous symposium booklets

Each booklet contains the names of all the participants and the abstracts that were submitted. Congratulations to all of our participants!

Please email any questions to