Submission Guidelines

  • Please Register (create a username & password) on the site to submit your work.
  • When you register:  For "Affiliation" you can list University of Colorado Boulder and/or a research lab with which you are affiliated.
  • Please Log in to submit additional work after you register

General Submission Requirements:

  • Remove all personal information from submissions, including name, course name, professor name, etc.
  • Essays, papers, and thesis submissions must include proper citation format (APA), in the form of a bibliography or works cited page, footnotes, and/or in-text citations, as appropriate to the work. 
  • Submissions of any length are accepted.  
  • All text submissions (papers, essays, op-eds or poems) should be submitted as a Mircosoft Word document (.doc or .docx), not a pdf.
  • Only submit your own work (do not submit someone else's work on their behalf).
  • Do not submit any work for which someone else holds the copyright (e.g. images, text, music, video clips, etc.).
  • Please direct any questions to Palimpsest@colorado.edu.

Art Submission Requirements:

  • Please submit all art images as a .jpeg file
  • Artwork in which the name cannot be removed will be excluded from the requirement to remove all personal information from the piece
  • Submissions must be high-resolution (at least 300 DPI)
  • When prompted by the "Abstract" box on the submission form, please provide: art or media type of the submitted piece, dimensions (height x width x depth in inches) of the artwork, an Artist's Statement, and note if your work is part of a series.

Open Media (e.g. digital art, music or audio, video, dance, documentaries, film, musical or theatrical or dance performances, set design, advertising, and art produced through other means) Submission Requirements:

  • Please submit all image-based art as a .jpeg file
  • Artwork in which the name cannot be removed will be excluded from the requirement to remove all personal information from the piece
  • Submissions must be high-resolution (at least 300 DPI)
  • If you have any questions about submitting film or other forms of open media, please contact Palimpsest@colorado.edu.
  • When prompted by the "Abstract" box on the submission form, please provide: art or media type of the submitted piece, dimensions (height x width x depth in inches) of the artwork, an Artist's Statement, and note if your work is part of a series.