Office of Undergraduate Research
Important Message from OUR:
The Office of Undergraduate Research is operating virtually and can be reached by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
All in-person undergraduate research projects are suspended for the Summer. All summer activities on campus will move online or be cancelled. We have created a Resource and FAQ page related to virtualizing undergraduate research.
“In accordance to the governor’s and university’s plan, research will work to move from essential operations to a modified operations mode by Aug. 3. The transition plan for research continues to recognize the importance of safety, to transition back to an in-person student learning experience, and to ramp up research programs.” (COVID-19: Research Continuity Guidance; https://www.research.vt.edu/covid-19-updates-impacts.html). As part of this plan, “Research for course credit should be permitted only in exceptional circumstances as approved by the appropriate college dean, institute director, or vice president.” (https://www.research.vt.edu/covid-19-updates-impacts/faqs/general-research.html).
Visit Virginia Tech's COVID-19 page for official communications from the university.
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Join us for the 2019-20 academic year.
Academic Undergraduate Research Association (AURA)
New student club for undergraduate researchers.
Undergraduate Research Excellence Program (UREP)
Receive much deserved recognition for engagement in undergraduate research.
Fralin Undergraduate Research Fellowship (FURF)
Increasing diversity in research
Priority deadline: Aug 7
Open to students from all majors and years.
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