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Process Overview

How to take the final logistical steps necessary to share your work at URD. 


Carefully review the FAQs to your right for guidance.


Upload poster to the URD 2024 digital repository by April 14, 2024 at 11:59 pm.


Arrive at the Stamp Grand Ballroom on April 17 at 1:00  pm to check in and hang your poster. 


Enjoy sharing your work!


How can I get my poster printed?

You are responsible for printing your poster and paying for the printing costs.


What time should I arrive?

You should arrive at the Stamp Grand Ballroom at 1:00 pm.

Do I need to bring push pins?

Push pins will be provided; you do not need to bring your own.

How do I upload a digital copy of my poster?

Copies of posters from URD will be shared via the Digital Repository at the University of Maryland (DRUM), a site managed by the UMD libraries that many researchers at the university use to make their work available online. You can find upload instructions below. The deadline for uploading your poster is April 14 at 11:59 pm.

If you or your faculty research advisor have questions or concerns about uploading your poster to DRUM, please contact OUR at

Should I wear business clothing to URD?

You can if you wish, but it is not required.

Can I invite people to come to URD?

Yes, we urge you to do so! Please invite your research advisor, other students interested in research, friends, and family members.

I have a condition that would make it difficult to stand for several hours while discussing my project. What should I do?

Please get in touch with OUR at by April 8, 2024.

What should I do with my poster once the event is over?

If you wish to keep your poster, please take it with you. OUR will recycle posters left behind after the event.


Download our PDF instructions for uploading your poster to DRUM.

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