Event Support

The Office of Research provides a variety of support services for research-related student events such as research symposia, speaking events and orientations.

Support services will not be available during Research Week, April 6th – 10th, 2020.

These services include:

  • Poster display stands – 36 total (at least 3 weeks’ notice and a fee are required)
  • Supporting foam core for poster easels
  • Easels– 31 total
    • 12: 64″ Heavy Duty
    • 17: 64″ Lightweight
    • 34 foam core supports
  • Distribution of electronic invites and follow up information provided by the hosting department
  • Social media support when appropriate
  • Photography of the event

USU Facilities requires poster stands be reserved at least 3 weeks in advance of your event. In addition, there is a fee for Facilities to move the poster stands. This fee varies depending on how many poster stands, where they are moved and how they are set up. To get an estimate you can contact Terrance Palmer (terrance.palmer@usu.edu) or (435) 797-2886. This fee must be paid by the requesting department.

All other services are free, pending availability of materials and staff.

To take advantage of these services, please fill out and submit the form below. All requests are subject to approval.

Please direct questions to Carol Shafer (carol.shafer@usu.edu) or (435) 797-7640.

poster diagram

Poster Stand Information

  • All poster stands come with wheels attached.
  • Numbers in the table below indicate the maximum ammount of pods or distance that could be convered in each configuration.

Arrangement Options

Arrangement # Presenting Positions # Pods or Linear Distance
Individual Free Standing 102 51 stands or 210 linear feet.
Individual "Y" Stands 102 17 pods
Diamond or Square 52 12.5 pods
Triangle 51 17

64" Lightweight easels (17)

64 inch lightweight easel

64 inch lightweight easel with poster

64" Heavy-duty easels (12)

64 inch heavy-duty easel

64 inch heavy-duty easel with poster