Call for Abstracts opens on Wednesday, January 19th, 2022!


UMaine Student Symposium: Research & Creative Activity

At the University of Maine, students inspire creativity and leadership in the discovery of new knowledge that makes a direct difference to the people of Maine.

The annual UMaine Student Symposium provides an opportunity for the public to interact one-on-one with UMaine students as they present their research and creative work. Projects are showcased through virtual video presentations. UMSS is free and open to the public and is part of Maine Impact Week.


Do you want to judge for the UMaine Student Symposium?

You can be a judge at the 2022 UMaine Student Symposium by filling out the Judging Form. We appreciate everyone of our wonderful judges and encourage graduate students to judge as well. 

2022 Judging Form 

Become a UMSS22 Volunteer!

The UMaine Student Symposium showcases both undergraduate and graduate student research performed throughout the academic year. Our volunteers help make this event possible by assisting during the in-person portion of the Symposium. Volunteers will be expected to participate in activities such as: set up, clean up, registration, and guest services. To appreciate your time and help, lunch will be offered on April 14th and 15th. Also, volunteers will receive a UMSS volunteer digital certificate.

Sign up today! 

UMSS22 Abstract Submissions

UMSS22 Abstract Submissions open Wednesday, January 19, 2022. The deadline for abstract submission is Monday, March 7, 2022 by 5:00 p.m. and abstracts must be submitted by the deadline to be accepted.

2022 Abstract Submission Form