Office of Undergraduate Research

Office of Undergraduate Research

The OUR helps create and support opportunities for all students to experience the process of discovery, build on that process, and share their new knowledge with others.

Dennis Dean Undergraduate Research and Creative Scholarship Conference

Featured Programs

Meet an Ambassador

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.

Apply to become a Peer Mentor for Summer 2020

Deadline: March 6, 2020

Recognize an Outstanding Undergraduate Research Mentor

Deadline: March 2, 2020

Dennis Dean Undergraduate Research and Creative Scholarship Conference

Deadline: April 8, 2020

Featured Services 

Undergraduate Research in the News

"The further we look outward, the deeper we look inward." Alex Gagliano, Computational Modeling and Data Analytics student, delivers his TEDxVirginia Tech Talk Looking Out to Look In

Eleven Virginia Tech undergraduate engineering students ventured to SpaceX in Hawthorne, California, for the aerospace company’s Hyperloop Pod Competition II.