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Academic Excellence Week

April 7-13, 2024

Student Showcase for Artists and Scholars

Academic Excellence Week is a UNC tradition that has been celebrating student academic and scholarly achievements for over 30 years.

Events scheduled throughout the week celebrate and honor academic excellence across the university and throughout all of the colleges. Academic Excellence Week is coordinated by Undergraduate Academic Engagement along with academic departments and programs across the campus. 

Academic Excellence Week Events:


Distinguished Winchester Award Ceremony

Hosted by ORSP. For more Information please email nancy.schindele@unco.edu

ThursdayApril 11

School of Biological Sciences Symposium

Tentative schedule (based on 2023 schedule - final schedule to be determined)

School of Biological Sciences Graduate Oral Presentations
8:30 AM - 3:30 PM Longs Peak Ballroom

School of Biological Sciences Undergraduate Poster Session

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM Mt Evans & Pikes Peak Ballrooms

 ThursdayApril 11

Student Showcase for Artists and Scholars

Formerlly Called "Research Day"

Live Conference at UNC University Center 8 AM - 4 PM

Poster and visual arts sessions in Mt Evans and Pikes Peak Ballrooms:

  • 9:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Poster/Visual Arts Session 1
  • 12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Poster/Visual Arts Session 2

Oral Presentation Sessions in Aspen A, B, C, Spruce A, B and Columbine B

  • 9:30 –10:45 Session A 
  • 11:00 – 12:15 Session B 
  • 12:30 – 1:45 Session C 
  • 2:00 – 3:15 Session D 

Performing Arts Sessions in Columbine A and Council Room

  • 9:30 –10:45 Session A 
  • 11:00 – 12:15 Session B 
  • 12:30 – 1:45 Session C 
  • 2:00 – 3:15 Session D 

Distance Presentations: Our distance presentations are co-mingled in the schedule and will be in Spruce C.

 ThursdayApril 11

College of Natural & Health Sciences 17th Annual
Student Research Celebration

Evening (Exact schedule TBD)

Campus Commons 

More information

For more information, and for departments, academic programs and other units who would like to include an academic achievement related event as part of Academic Excellence Week, please contact:

Undergraduate Academic Engagement
Campus Box 13
Michener L98
University of Northern Colorado
Greeley, CO 80639-0072
(970) 351-2940