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.

To see previous students' presentations (both poster and oral), you can browse the URC Collection in the UNH Scholars' Repository.

Student presenting at PAURS
Student presenting at COLSA URC
View of ISE Symposium