Undergraduate
Research

What type of researcher are you?

Prospective Researchers

Get Involved in Undergraduate Research

Current Researcher

Make the Most of Your Experience

Faculty Researchers

Find and support student researchers

UCF Undergraduate Research by the Numbers

Researchers

47%

of undergraduate researchers continue their education

Mentors

586

Faculty Mentors

Showcase

456

Student posters accepted to the campus showcase

Funding

580

Students with research funding

Featured Program

Summer Research Academy (SRA) applications are now open!

SRA is a fast-paced, 3-day event from July 18 – 20 and is ideal for students who want to begin research in the fall.  This program is designed for students who want to take a deep-dive into exploring and beginning their undergraduate research journey. Whether your interests lie in the humanities, physical and applied sciences, engineering, social sciences, or business, the 1-credit, Introduction to Research course will greatly benefit you! The fees for the 1-credit hour course are waived as a part of your participation in SRA.

Applications are Due May 31st.

Peer Advising Hours

OUR Peer Mentors are available for drop-in hours at the following times*: 
Monday: 9 – 11 a.m. and 1 – 3 p.m. 
Tuesday: 9 – 11 a.m. 
Thursday: 9 – 11 a.m. and 1 – 3 p.m. 

They are also available for thirty minute appointments on:

Tuesday: 1 – 4 p.m.
Wednesday: 3 – 5 p.m.
Friday: 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.

*Appointments are required during finals and University breaks.

Leadership Opportunities in Undergradaute Research: A Conversation with Current Student Undergraduate Research Council (SURC) Members

Ever wonder what it’s like to be on the Student Undergraduate Research Council (SURC)? We asked a few of this year’s members to share their thoughts! SURC promotes undergraduate research for students at UCF. Students on the council are the ambassadors for Undergraduate Research across campus.

Upcoming Workshops and Deadlines

Are you interested in learning more about research? Not sure where to start or how to navigate all the programs available? This workshop will discuss how to expand your academic experience through undergraduate research. No RSVP required. All workshops are…
This workshop will help you better understand the benefits of a CV and how to make the most of your research experiences as an undergraduate. 
This workshop (in collaboration with the Academic Advancement Programs Office) will help students understand the process of preparing for graduate school and acquiring letters of recommendation from professors.