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UROC Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium


About the Symposium

The UROC Annual Summer Symposium is an opportunity for scholars to present their research from this summer they conducted with faculty mentors as part of the Summer Undergraduate Research Institute (SURI). UROC at UC Merced offers this wonderful opportunity for undergraduate students to showcase their research in a professional setting. 

Summer 2023

The 2023 UROC Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium is scheduled for Thursday, August 3rd to be held in the UC Merced Conference Center. If you would like to attend the symposium as a guest (faculty, staff, students, and community memebers) please submit your RSVP here.


2022 UROC Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium Schedule


Student Presenter Check-In

9:00am - 9:30am 


9:30am - 9:45am 

Welcome Address

Marjorie Zatz, Interim Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost

9:45am - 10:00am Jorge Arroyo, Director of the Undergraduate Research Opportunities Center
10:00am - 3:00pm

Student Presentations


Snacks and Light Refreshments

3:00pm - 3:30pm

Closing and Student Networking

All events will be in the UC Merced Conference Center. Click to view on Google Maps

To view the detailed schedule in Google Sheets, click here.

Presenters Detailed Schedule


2023 Symposium Booklet


Please provide feedback to presenters using this LINK. Responses will be shared with presenters to prepare for conferences and symposia.


Students presenting posters during the 2019 Symposium



Past UROC Symposia

Visit the Past Presenters page on our website to view program booklets from previous symposia.