SSD Registration Process

All GVSU students, graduate and undergraduate are welcome to present their scholarly and creative work at SSD. The SSD registration process generally begins the final week of February. We understand that a number of students have not completed their work by the registration deadline, but may still register their project for presentation in April at SSD. If you have specific questions, please refer to the Student Participant Information, or the Faculty Mentor Information. Additional Questions can be directed to The 25th Annual Student Scholars Day will be held on Wednesday April 14, 2021.

Check out the Registration Guides for registration system help:

Registration Guides

Registration Summary

Registration Summary

  1. Student logs onto registration site and submits presentation information.
  2. Email is sent to Faculty Mentor(s).
  3. Faculty Mentor(s) logs onto registration site, reviews presentation information, including title and abstract.
  4. Faculty Mentor(s) approves presentation.
  5. All co-presenters log onto registration site and approve the presentation.

Need help writing an abstract?

Student Login - click the link to register/revise presentations

Faculty Login - click the link to approve presentations

Please note: When registering, you may see a section that asks for a location code. Location codes are only needed for certain classes participating in SSD. All students who need specific location codes have been contacted by their faculty mentors.

Registration Process Deadline

February 22nd, 2021 - Registration Opens

March 12th, 2021 - Registration Closes at 11:45 p.m. -  This is the deadline to register presentation details, including a finished abstract. All faculty mentors and co-presenters must approve the presentation by this date. Please note: No late submissions or changes will be accepted beyond March 12th, 2021. There will be NO administrative support after 5:00 p.m..

Required Information for Registration

The following is the list of information needed to fully register a presentation for Student Scholars Day. Please have this information available prior to visiting the registration site to avoid error and headache. Information will be able to be updated online simply by using the login feature.

  • Name(s) and GVSU student email address(es) of student participant(s)
  • Name(s) and GVSU email address(es) of faculty mentor(s)
  • Title of Presentation
  • Abstract or Statement describing the project (limit 1000 characters: yes, that includes spaces)
  • Type of Presentation
    • Faculty: Session (1 hour) or Extended Session (minimum 1 hour, maximum 8 hours)
      • Desired time of session
    • Students: Recorded (no more than 30 minutes) 

Presentations Involving Human Subjects or Animal Research

All research involving human subjects performed at GVSU and/or by GVSU students, staff, and/or faculty must be reviewed and approved by the Human Research Review Committee prior to beginning the research.

All animal research at GVSU must be conducted in accordance with IACUC standards and comply with the Public Health Service policies and USDA animal welfare regulations. All research involving the use of animals must be approved prior to beginning research activities.

Contact the Office of Research Compliance and Integrity (RCI) for information.