Campus Office of Undergraduate Research Initiatives

Presentation Guidelines


Poster Presentations

Students will stand next to a poster of their research project for the duration of their assigned session. Faculty, other students, community members and our judges will visit with you throughout your session.

Maximum dimensions: 36in by 48in (3ft by 4ft)

Posters should be a single large-format print in landscape or portrait orientation (no individual PowerPoint slides).

Where to print

UTEP Library: Technology Support Center

Kinko's: FedEx Office locations


Oral Presentations

Students will give a short talk (6 min) followed by a 2-3 minute question and answer period. A projector will be available, and use of visual aids is highly recommended. Judges will be in the audience and given preference during the Q&A session.

Maximum dimensions: 1920px by 1080px

Visual aids should be formatted as widescreen (16:9) and submitted as Microsoft PowerPoint, Apple Keynote, Adobe PDF or Prezi. Videos should be standard H.264 encoded and saved in MP4 format.


Additional Resources

UTEP Graphics & Guidelines

UTEP Logos:

UTEP Graphic Identity Guide:

Other tips

  • Images & graphics should be of high quality (300+dpi). Most internet images and screen shots are ony 72 dpi.
  • DO NOT USE THE COLLEGE SEAL, consult your department/dean's office for proper acknowledgement.
  • Whenever possible, use a transparent background for logos