Chico Adelante Program

Adelante: A Journal of Student Research and Creative Work

The objective of the Adelante student journal is publish abstracts and papers to showcase the breadth and diversity of Chico State undergraduate and graduate student research and creative work.

  • Showcasing the variety of possible research on campus
  • Encouraging research in all disciplines
  • Providing a resource to help students formulate their own research topic and approach
  • Representing diverse voices
  • Demonstrating various research methods and writing styles

Call for Student Papers

Adelante: A Journal of Student Research and Creative Work is currently seeking student papers

Original research, analysis, review, or creative work in any subject area is welcome. Paper submissions must not be published elsewhere or under review for publishing elsewhere.

What are the submission requirements?

  • The first author must be a current or recently graduated (within the last year) undergraduate or graduate student enrolled at CSU Chico.
  • All work must be original to the author.
  • Each submission must be approved and supported by a member of the CSU, Chico faculty or staff. Papers selected for publication may require confirmation of faculty support.
  • Submission deadline is Monday, June 28, 2021 at 11:59 p.m.

What are the formatting requirements?

  • One-inch margins on all sides, double-spaced, page numbers inserted bottom right, font size 12 point, New Times Roman. [bullets]
  • Separate cover page (first page) includes paper title, author name, major or program, and email address.
  • Submissions should follow the citation style of MLA, see quick guide here MLA 8th edition guidelines.
  • Recommended submission length is 25 double-spaced pages or less.

How do I submit my paper?

  • Submissions to Adelante must be uploaded as Microsoft Word documents through the online submission system at Document naming convention is last name, first initial, Paper Title.
  • Figures and charts should be uploaded as separate image files including captions (in JPEG or PNG format).
  • Figure/Chart naming convention is last name, first initial, figure/chart, number.

What is the paper selection process and timeline?

  • Papers will be selected by a graduate student/staff/faculty committee in a blind review selection process no later than July 31, 2021.
  • Student editors will contact selected authors for any necessary revisions or editing before August 15, 2021.
  • All papers will be checked for originality (including submitting to “Turn-it-in”).
  • All authors will be notified of selection status via email by July 31, 2021.

What if my research involves human subjects?

What if I have additional questions?

Please note: all articles published in this journal are licensed under a Creative Commons License and the authors own the copyright to their work.

Adelante is Spanish for "Onward, Ahead, Forward!" The Adelante Postbaccalaureate Pipeline Program is funded by a five-year, $2.9 million grant (Title V “Developing Hispanic-Serving Institutions”) from the Department of Education.