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Office of Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities
  • Students on steps of Holloway Hall
  • Volunteer students in green shirts on Red Square
  • Professor explaining research poster to students
  • Group photo of students and faculty outside at the National Conference on Undergraduate Research
  • Student presenting research at the SU Annual Student Research Conference (SUSRC)
  • Students talking at the SU Annual Student Research Conference


Engage with topics, ideas, and the overarching questions that guide the spirit of your inquiry. Get started with thinking about your research goals, how they fit into your major and future goals as you go from being a prospective SU student to a freshman to a senior ready to graduate. Get the resources you need to start your research at whichever stage you may be during your undergraduate years at SU. 


Learn how to systematically plan your research and the steps you need to achieve along the way from compliance to planning for appropriate scholarly venues to present your research. 

Plan Your Research

Whether you are an incoming freshman or a graduating senior, plan for Honors College, graduate school, or careers where your research experience makes you a competitive candidate. 

Planning Ahead


Learn about the different research opportunities and programs offered at the Fulton School of Liberal Arts, Henson School for the Sciences, Perdue School of Business, and Seidel School for Education by semester. Explore the opportunities for research, funding, and programs as they are offered during each semester of the academic calendar year. 


Gain valuable advice from and learn about fascinating research being conducted by faculty mentors across different disciplines. Find scholarly student groups and join a community of like-minded students. Connect with award-winning faculty research mentors at Salisbury University.


Find out about the funding opportunities available for undergraduate student researchers and their funding deadlines. Learn about the procedures and deadlines for obtaining compliance for your research. Find out about the conference deadlines to keep in mind for presenting your research at scholarly venues. 

Salisbury University Student Research Conference (SUSRC)


The annual SUSRC is the flagship conference hosted by Salisbury University presenting student research mentored by faculty. It is organized by the SUSRC board and held every year on the last Friday of April. It is an opportunity to bring together the best student-researchers and faculty mentors annually to gather for a day of celebration of research in interdisciplinary panels to an audience of students, faculty, administrators, and the community. 

Important Dates

Watch for SUSRC posters across campus, check your email, and keep an eye on OURCA's website for deadlines! 

Intent to Submit: March 15, 2017

Abstract Submission Deadline: first week of April, 2017

Abstract Acceptance Notifications: mid-April, 2017

SUSRC 2017: Last Friday of April, 2017

Visit the SUSRC Website to learn more and apply for presentation at the conference

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