Submission Guidelines for Undergraduate Research Posters

Who Can Submit

Undergraduate Research Posters only publishes posters prepared under the auspices of the Office of Research for its Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP). For additional information, please contact

How to Submit a Paper

1. Make sure your poster is in PDF format.

2. Write an abstract for your poster. Please also select keywords. These are words that will help a user locate your poster through a search.

3. Submit the poster by clicking on the link "Submit Research." If you have not already created an account with VCU Scholars Compass, you will need to do so before proceeding.

4. After logging in, you will be asked to agree to a Submission Agreement. After that, you will fill out information about your poster before uploading it for approval.

Overview of the Process

After you submit your paper, the Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program will notify you by e-mail when the poster is approved and made available.