Apply to be a presenter at the Spring Student Symposium.

2021 Spring Student Symposium

The planning committee has been meeting since the fall. While the event specifics are still evolving, the application is now open. Deadline to apply is March 23, 2021.

We hope students will discuss presentation ideas with your faculty/staff sponsor and faculty will encourage students to participate!

Application Information

The online application (Google) requires your proposal title, abstract (up to 200 words), presenter(s) name, faculty sponsor name, and presentation needs. You will need to login using your Middlebury acount. For students who cannot access the online application, please complete this version and email to

The deadline to apply is Tuesday, March 23, 2021.

Review Process

The application is reviewed by the Sessions Committee for inclusion and session grouping in the symposium. Once accepted, you can revise your submission or withdraw until the final abstracts deadline. It is understood that some projects are a work in progress at the application deadline, final abstracts deadline or even the day of the symposium. Presenting your project where you are, how you arrived there and anticipated next steps are encouraged.

  • Oral presentations on Zoom will be 15 minutes in length (12 minute talk with three minutes for Q&A).
  • Large groups and classes can request up to 45 minutes (whole session).
  • Asynchronous options will include prerecorded presentations, digital posters, and digital displays or works.

What's a Digital Poster?

Digital technologies are transforming many things in higher education, including how scholars present their work.


If you have any questions about presenting or if your project is appropriate please see the questions and information for presenters.

If you have any technical issues with the application or additional questions please email us at

Center for Teaching, Learning, and Research
Davis Family Library, Suite 225
Middlebury, VT 05753
(802) 443-3131