Office of Undergraduate Research

Creative Activities & Research Symposium (CARS)

Annual CARS Symposium


Welcome to the 9th Annual

Creative Activities and Research Symposium

August 10, 2023
In-Person Event at Cal Poly Pomona
Time: 10 am - 3 pm


Hosted by the Office of Undergraduate Research, the Creative Activities and Research Symposium (CPP CARS) is a celebration of student investigationexploration, and inquiry completed by Cal Poly Pomona (CPP) and community college students participating in summer research programs. Students can present the work they completed during the academic year and summer while they were a student at CPP. There are two presentation formats students can chose from: 1) An Oral Presentation session with a 10-minute Oral Presentation followed by a 4-minute Q&A. 2) A 1-hour Poster interactive session where each student will present in-person next to their poster.

Important Dates


Timeline Date
Online Application Open June 1, 2023
Online Application & Faculty Mentor Approval Deadline July 13, 2023
CARS Project Acceptance Email Notification July 26, 2023
Best Practices for Poster & Oral Presentation Workshop July 13, 2023
9th Annual Cal Poly Pomona Creative Activities & Summer Symposium August 10, 2023