ACC Meeting of the Minds

The Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) Meeting of the Minds (MOM) is hosted by an ACC institution every spring semester.

Atlantic Coast Conference LogoThe AAC Meeting of the Minds is an annual conference that celebrates undergraduate research and provides an opportunity to share innovative work. Each year, five outstanding undergraduate researchers (accompanied by a faculty/staff member) from each ACC university gather at a host university to present their research, learn from peers, and network among conference attendees.   

Conference Information

Five students will be selected to attend and present their research, either through an oral presentation or as a poster. The conference is fully funded by the ACC with all costs being covered. For additional conference-specific information please visit the ACC International Academic Collaborative Website.

Upcoming Conferences

April 5-7, 2024: University of Notre Dame

2024 Application

UM undergraduates from all disciplines are invited to apply.

Application includes:

  • An abstract (250 words or less)  
  • Faculty research mentor recommendation
  • Paragraph describing how attending the conference will help achieve your academic and career goals
  • Unofficial transcript- PDF
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)- PDF
  • Presentation Format Preference*
    • Poster or Oral Presentation

Please Note:

  • Selected students will meet with the program director during scheduled evening/weekend sessions to prepare for the conference. Attendance at these meetings is a requirement for attending the conference.
  • *Subject to change based on final conference registration.
  • Preference is given to students who have completed research spanning multiple semesters.

Apply Now

Application Deadline: January 22, 2024