Frequently Asked Questions

Will you accept late submissions?

If we can, yes. Although we try to be flexible regarding submissions, the deadline is calculated by factoring in the review process and publication date. If we are not able to consider a later submission for the upcoming issue, we will retain it for consideration in next year's issue.

Who will review my paper?

After an initial review by the Editorial Board, suitable papers are evaluated by scholars with expertise in the relevant field. The editorial staff painstakingly selects reviewers who are knowledgeable about the topics each paper investigates.

How often is the journal published?

QuaesitUM is published once a year.

How do I get a copy?

If you would like a paper copy of QuaesitUM, request a copy by emailing us at quaesitum@memphis.edu. Issues are also available digitally here.

Can I submit even if I already graduated?

Yes! As long as the research was conducted when you were an undergraduate. Generally, we accept papers up to one year after graduation and you are committed to the revision process.

Can submissions have multiple authors?


Can submissions be co-authored by faculty or graduate students?

Yes, but the submission must focus on the undergraduate(s) work on the project and must be written by the undergraduate(s).

What's a faculty sponsor? Do I have to have one?

All submissions must have a faculty sponsor. Most often, the faculty sponsor is the person who guided the research or taught the class where the research was conducted.

Does my paper have to be less than 8000 words?

The 8000-word count is a suggestion rather than a restriction. Typical article length differs greatly across disciplines.