Mission Statement: 

The Undergraduate Research Center (URC) encourages and facilitates research opportunities for UC Davis undergraduates in all majors and class levels. We offer awards and activities to support undergraduate research across the university. The URC promotes research as a high impact student experience to enhance readiness to succeed in future careers.

  • We partner with colleges, divisions, departments and faculty to serve the needs of all students
  • We function as a team with mutual respect and opportunity for all
  1. Increase awareness and engagement of students in faculty-sponsored undergraduate research and discovery experiences across the UC Davis campus.
  2. Facilitate and engage campus partners to promote engagement and extend the impact of undergraduate research and discovery experiences.
  3. Promote a culture of undergraduate research and excellence in mentoring undergraduate research at UC Davis.
  4. Provide funding opportunities for students engaged in research and discovery experiences.