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.


poster diagram
  • 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 you to reserve your poster stands at least 3 weeks in advance of your event, and includes a fee for transportation costs for your materials. 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 David Green (david.green@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 Thomas Sorenson (thomas.sorenson@usu.edu).

Poster Stand Information

All poster stands come with wheels attached.

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

Numbers in the table indicate the maximum amount of pods or distance that could be conered in each configuration.

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