• The 2020 SURF Program runs from Monday June 8th - Friday July 31.
  • The 2020 calendar includes SURF events.  IT, Library & Writing Center workshops and other campus activities will be added soon! Below is the 2019 schedule for your reference.

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June 3
SURF Program begins!
June 7: 12:30-2:00PM Ethics Discussion (mandatory), Friedmann Room, Keefe Campus Center. Please arrive at 12:30PM (get lunch beforehand).

June 11:   4:30-5:30PM

Welcome Reception for Summer Researchers, Main Quad (Frost Reading Room rain location). Light refreshments will be served.
June 14: 12:30-2:00PM Student Blitz Presentations (concurrent): A011 Kirkpatrick Lecture Hall, Science Center, also: A013, A019 & the Den (outside Winter Garden)
June 21: 12:30-2:00PM Faculty Presentations, A011 Kirkpatrick Lecture Hall, Science Center
June 28: 12:30-2:00PM Ethics and Safety Discussion, Friedmann Room, Keefe Campus Center.
July 12: 12:30-2:00PM UMass/Institute of Life Sciences Core Division Lab Crawl and Ice Cream. Transportation instructions to be sent!
July 19:  12:30-2:30PM Scholarly Communication in Science & Poster Design (mandatory), Friedmann Room, Keefe Campus Center.

July 26:

9:00 - 1:00 PM

Lab Crawl, lunch provided in the Science Center Living Room
Aug 2: 12:30-2:00 Faculty Presentations, Friedmann Room, Keefe Campus Center
Aug 9: 12:30 - 2:00 PM Poster Presentation Workshop with Susan Daniels, location: pending
Aug 10 End of SURF Program
August 12 Deadline for poster submission
August 16 Deadline for submitting Amherst College Research Description & Reflection:
August 16 Deadline for completing SURE Survey; GO TO to complete the survey.

Sept. 4

5:30 - 7:00 PM

Poster Presentation Speech Workshop & Dress Rehearsal, location TBD.
Sept. 6  3:00-5:00PM Summer Research Poster Session, Science Center Living Room!