Poster Presentation Help

The Undergraduate Research Conference (URC) provides both easels and poster boards for the following events:
  • The All Colleges Undergraduate Research Symposium: Recommended poster sizes of 32" X 40" or 36" X 48"; posters not to exceed 36" X 48".
  • Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Symposium (specifications): POSTERS SHOULD NOT MEASURE LARGER THAN 36" X 48".
  • COLSA URC (specifications): POSTERS SHOULD MEASURE EITHER 36" X 44" OR 44" X 36".


UNH Printing Services and UNH Earth Systems Research Center (ESRC) both offer discounted poster printing to URC student presenters.

In addition, there are several off-campus options available to students.


This tutorial is a helpful 10-chapter guide to creating an eye-catching and informative research poster, with an overview on all aspects of the production process:

Research Poster Tutorial: Creating a Large Format Poster to Present Your Research - What to Do and What to Avoid


As you prepare your poster, we encourage you to consult these helpful guides:
  • Last-minute Check.  This handout serves as a list of what to check before taking your poster file to the printer.



Check out sample posters to see how previous URC student participants have designed and organized their posters:
Student presenting at PAURS
Student presenting at COLSA URC
View of ISE Symposium