The Purdue Fall Undergraduate Research Exposition on November 12, 2018 is an opportunity for students to showcase the scholarly work and creative endeavors they have been working on in the previous semesters. The 2018 Fall Expo will include morning oral paper presentation sessions and an afternoon poster symposium.

Use "Submit Event" on the left-hand side to submit your document and information.

This site shall be used to submit abstracts by October 18 to be considered for the 2018 Fall Expo oral presentations or poster symposium.

Please note: If you want to be considered for the 2019 Purdue Undergraduate Research Conference in April, you must submit a submission on that site. We are collecting submissions for the 2019 Undergraduate Research Conference at

You can submit for both conferences, but they must be at least different presentations of the same project or a different project. Be sure to compare the conferences.

If you have any questions about the submission process or participating in the 2018 Purdue Fall Undergraduate Research Exposition, please email

Abstract Assistance

"Bad vs. Good Abstract" by Elsevier

"How to write an abstract/annotation" by Purdue Libraries

"Writing Report Abstracts" by Purdue Online Writing Lab

Abstract Tip: Have it proofread by those you are working with, your research mentor(s), and friends to ensure it is grammatically correct and understandable.