Office of Undergraduate Research


Annual CARS

The Cal Poly Pomona Creative Activities & Research Symposium (CPP CARS) is an annual event hosted by the Office of Undergraduate Research. This event is held in the Summer and provides an opportunity for our undergraduate and graduate students to share their original research, scholarly and creative activities project they completed during the last academic year or summer. 

This event includes creative activities such as dance performances, poetry reading, and entrepreneurial pitches for budding startups. CARS is a non-competitive symposium. 

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Submit Application

Submit your application to present at the Annual Creative Activities and Research Symposium (CARS). Each project team should submit only one application. There is the option to pause and resume your application. The list below details information you will need to have to complete your application. 

To view the CARS Application Information Session, please see the “Resources” section below.

  1. Bronco IDs for all Cal Poly Pomona Students
  2. Full Name of each group member (please check spelling)
  3. Program Name or Lab Assignment for both Cal Poly Pomona and non–Cal Poly Pomona Students
  4. Abstract (250 words or less)
  5. Faculty Mentor's name and email address
  6. Institutional Review Board (IRB) or Animal Use and Care Committee (ACUC) Protocol ID (if applicable)
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Faculty Mentor Approval

Please note that this form tracks emails used to fill the form and so only the Faculty Mentor can submit a verified approval. You provide your faculty mentor's name and email as part of the application. They will receive a copy of your application with a link to the faculty mentor approval form. We encourage you to check-in with your faculty mentor to make sure they have received the copy of your application and submit the form by the deadline. If your faculty mentor is from another university, please email our Event Coordinator Ari Muramoto at and we can forward your faculty mentor a direct link to the form.

Apply Here

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The OUR will send acceptance notification emails to all presenters. RSVP deadline for presenters is July 25, 2024. Presenters who do not RSVP will not be included in the event program or schedule.


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CARS Information Session

The "Best Practices for Oral and Poster Presentation" Workshop will be held on August 1, 2024. RSVP to the workshop is TBA.


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