Academic Festival 2024 will take place Friday April 26, 2024 at the West Campus 2nd Floor University Commons. Registration is now open!

and follow instructions for setting up a new account.

March 22 is the deadline to submit intent to participate (student information and a working title). After March 22 students will be able to select Award categories in which to compete.

Academic Festival 2024 will take place April 22th through the 26th. Print Posters will be displayed at West Campus and Paper Talks will take place at various locations on campus during the week of April 22-26 (schedule to be announced). Each paper session will have a faculty moderator and include 3-4 student papers.

IMPORTANT: April 1st is the deadline for the BEST WRITING AWARD. Friday April 19th is the deadline for final posters and papers. All Posters and Papers must be submitted to the Academic Festival Registration site.

JUDGING by SHU faculty and librarians will take place from the online submissions. Judges will attend the in person paper and poster presentations for Award Finalists in each Award category.

If you have already submitted your working title, login to the My Account page, click Revise Submission to add your poster or paper and complete the form. If you have both paper AND poster or slides, submit the files with the Submit Additional Files checkbox. Submit and look for your email confirmation. If you have not yet submitted a working title, click here.

Please refer to this site for further deadlines.

Description of Award Categories and list of winners from all years Award Categories

Direct Academic Festival questions to Library Academic Festival Manager Deana Santoro-Dillon at or Professor Amanda Moras at

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