Office of Undergraduate Research


Current Events

February 15, 2024

11:30 - 1:00 pm

LOFI Lounge
Open House hosted by the Office of Undergraduate Research

February 20, 2024

12:00 - 1:00 pm

Scientific Writing Workshop
Workshop hosted by Dr. Winny Dong

March 2, 2024

10:00 - 3:00 pm

Student Research, Scholarship & Creative Activities Conference
Conference hosted by the Office of Undergaduate Research

March 22, 2024

11:00 - 12:00 pm

How to Select a Graduate School Advisor
Workshop hosted by Dr. Jesus Preciado

May 2, 2024

12:00 - 1:00 pm

Scholar Recognition
Ceremony hosted by the Office of Undergraduate Research

Annual Events

This is a comprehensive list of events that the Office of Undergraduate Research plans to host/attend on an annual basis. We invite Faculty Mentors to encourage their students to take part in these activities so that they can take full advantage of the many services and opportunities the office provides. To view a comprehensive list of offered workshops, please visit our Workshops page.

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The Southern California Conference on Undergraduate Research (SCCUR) is a one-day conference held each November on the campus of a college or university in the greater Los Angeles area. Its purpose is to provide a forum for the presentation and discussion of the best research, scholarship, and creative work of undergraduates in the region, and to encourage excellence in undergraduate achievement.
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Student RSCA

The Cal Poly Pomona Student Research, Scholarship & Creative Activities Conference (CPP Student RSCA Conference) is an annual event that provides an opportunity for our undergraduate and graduate students to share their original research, scholarly and creative activities. All disciplines are represented – this is an opportunity to see CPP students at their best. Students who participate in this conference have the opportunity to be selected to represent CPP at the annual CSU-wide research competition.
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Celebration of Research Week

This event is a week-long celebration of research and the creative activities that take place across campus annually, every fourth week of April. From fascinating student presentations at college-specific events to the campus-wide Research & Creative Activities Scholar Recognition, Research Week is full of fun and exciting ways to celebrate the amazing work of Cal Poly Pomona students and faculty.
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Scholar Recognition

The Scholar Recognition, formerly known as the PolyX Showcase, is an annual event hosted by the Office of Undergraduate Research (OUR) and the Learn Through Discovery (LTD) Initiative. Join us as we celebrate student and faculty engaged in research & creative activities at Cal Poly Pomona!

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CSU System-wide Research Competition

The California State University Systemwide Student Research Competition is an annual event that brings together scholars from all of the 23 campuses of the California State University system. The competition showcases undergraduate and graduate scholarly research and creative activity by recognizing outstanding student accomplishments. Undergraduate and graduate student participants from all disciplines are judged by experts for their oral presentations and written abstracts.
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Summer Research Seminars

The research seminars are interdisciplinary and hosts guest speakers from on and off campus to share their research with the campus community.
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Creative Activities and Research Symposium

A celebration of student investigation, exploration, 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.