Sponsorship & Vendor Opportunities

The 2018 UC Chemical Symposium is looking for sponsors and vendors! In addition to supporting our cause, your organization will receive tailored advertising on our website and through conference materials and activities. Vendors may apply to participate as attendees at the full registration rate ($549).

Supporting the UCCS lets everyone know your brand is aligned with our cause. Please contact us using the form below to learn more about sponsorship opportunities.

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Californium Sponsors

The following sponsors have generously supported the UC Chemical Symposium and it would not be possible without their contributions.

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The National Science Foundation 

The National Science Foundation is a Federal Agency whose mission is to promote the progress of science; to advance the national health, prosperity, and welfare; to secure the national defense..." NSF is vital because we support basic research and people to create knowledge that transforms the future. 

The University of California 

The University of California is the world's leading public research university. University of California has 10 campuses with a combined student body of more than 250,000 students. The Dean's office of each of the member campuses contributes to UCCS. Additionally, each Department of Chemistry contributes to the the effort to support and foster collaboration and community. 



The Royal Society of Chemistry

The Royal Society of Chemistry, North America supports the UCCS through its community development programs, which seek to empower the next generation of the world's leading chemical community to become the leaders of tomorrow. The RSC provides tools and  guidance to allow graduate students and postdoctoral fellows to be autonomous and learn skills that will advance their careers and promote collaboration in the community. 

United States Army Research Office

The U.S. Army Research Laboratory's Army Research Office (ARO) mission is to serve as the Army's principal  agency in the engineering, physical, information and life sciences; developing and exploiting innovative advances to insure the Nation's technological superiority. Basic research proposals from educational institutions, nonprofit organizations, and private industry are competitively selected and funded. ARO's research mission represents the most long-range Army view for changes in its technology.



ACS Open Access Publications & Author Services


ACS Publications is a nonprofit scholarly publisher with over 50 peer-reviewed journals at the interface of chemistry and allied sciences. We are dedicated to helping researchers advance scientific excellence to solve global challenges and offer authors rapid publication and a variety of open access options. 

ACS Central Science publishes the most compelling, important primary reports on research in chemistry and in allied fields, wherein chemical approaches play a key role. It is also the first fully open access journal published by the American Chemical Society.

ACS Omega is the open access journal for rapid publication of quality articles in chemistry and interfacing areas of science.


Rhodium Sponsors

These sponsors have contributed to ensure that the UCCS is the nation’s premier student-run chemistry symposium.

The Allergan Foundation


Established in 1998, The Allergan Foundation is a U.S.-based, private charitable foundation committed to providing a lasting and positive impact in the communities in which Allergan, plc. employees live and work.  To that end, The Allergan Foundation focuses its support in four philanthropic areas:  the arts, community programs, education, and health and human services.  In addition, the Allergan Foundation is dedicated to supporting charitable efforts that improve patient diagnosis, treatment, care and quality of life, or to otherwise promote access to quality healthcare.