The 32nd Annual National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR) will be held at University of Central Oklahoma April 4-7, 2018.

The conference showcases research conducted by undergraduates in all fields of study. Students can give oral presentations, participate in poster sessions, present original artwork, or give a performance in dance, music or theater. More than 3,500 faculty and students from over 300 institutions attend NCUR, making it the largest celebration of undergraduate research.

Learn more about NCUR 2018.
Read an article about last year’s students and their research.

For a select number of students, Lafayette will support and arrange for participation. Travel and lodging costs are covered by the Office of the Provost, and conference registration costs and meal-related expenses are covered by the relevant department or program.

View the NCUR 2018 information session.

Those who want to be part of NCUR 2018 will need to submit an application for Lafayette support, which includes an abstract, essay, and other relevant information, by Monday, Oct. 23.

Submit application materials.

Students also need to have a faculty adviser’s letter of support submitted on their behalf.

Submit a letter of support for your student.

The Academic Research Committee will review applications to determine which students the College will support by Tuesday, Nov. 7.

Important Dates

Sept. 6, 2017Information session, 12:15-1 p.m., Hugel 103
Oct. 23, 2017 – Deadline for application and letter of support
Nov. 7, 2017 – Notification of Academic Research Committee’s decision
Dec. 1, 2017 – Deadline for application and abstract submissions to NCUR
Jan. 23, 2018Notification of NCUR’s decision on abstracts
Feb. 22, 2018 – Online conference registration closes
April 4, 2018 – Leave for Oklahoma City
April 7, 2018Return to Easton

For more information, contact Chelsea Emrick or Jamila Bookwala, dean of curriculum and research.