Submission Guidelines

The 26th Annual Celebration of Student Scholarship will be a hybrid event, with both virtual and in-person formats. Posters are the only in-person product type.
Deadline: Registration/abstract submission window: March 4 through March 25, 2022 at 11:59pm*
*Abstract submissions received after this date will not be included in the event program and will not be included in event proceedings.

Product Submission (Deadline, April 10)

All work products must be submitted electronically in a digital format. Work products may include:  

  • Posters: research in the sciences and social sciences to be presented via posters during the Celebration’s in-person event. Find UMich Library research poster design tips here. A physical poster required for this submission type, see printing guidance below.
  • Creative written work:  refers to fiction, creative nonfiction, and poetry (adhering to the 5-page limit) to be uploaded in Commons and included in the event’s online presence. 
  • Oral Presentations: recorded scholarly research presentations or oral presentations to be uploaded in Commons and included in the event’s online presence. 
  • Art work: digital image to be uploaded in Commons and included in the event’s online presence. 

Please review and follow this product requirements before creating your final product. 

Deadline: April 10, 2022 at 11:59PM** 

To be considered for a Celebration award, students must submit final products by 11:59PM, April 10. This deadline allows adequate time for juror review. If your final product is not prepared at the time of registration (i.e. submitted your abstract by the March 25 deadline), please revisit and log into Commons to upload your final work product by visiting MY ACCOUNT, click on the title of this submission and MANAGE ADDITIONAL FILES to upload.
**Product submissions (or re-submissions due to changed content) received after this deadline will not be considered for awards and, depending on time constraints, may not be included in event proceedings.

Poster Printing (Deadline, April 10)

  • Where: Students may choose to print their posters at NMU Printing Services, use THIS LINK.
  • When: No later than 11:59PM, Sunday, April 10, 2022.
  • Cost: $35 will be charged directly to student accounts by Printing Services. Printing costs will be sponsored by the College of Grad Studies and Research for the FIRST 25 students who submit FINAL poster files to Printing Services. Students may choose to print their posters off campus.
  • Poster Delivery: Posters printed via NMU’s Printing Services will be delivered on your behalf to the Library prior to the event. Students using an outside printer must deliver their poster to the welcome table in the Lydia M. Olson Library by 8am on Thursday, April 14, 2022.