About UROP

CU Boulder has a rich culture for cultivating undergraduates as emerging scholars, artists and practicing researchers. UROP provides consultation services, informational workshops and grants to promote undergraduate research as a high-impact learning practice for student success.  

Each year UROP funds hundreds of students who produce new knowledge and creative work in partnership with CU's world-class faculty. We serve students and faculty whose learning and teaching goals include outside-the-classroom enrichment.

In a UROP project, you: 

  • Explore academic interests beyond the classroom
  • Get hands-on experience with research or creative production
  • Develop student-faculty relationships for professional references
  • Acquire academic and professional skills and credentials
  • Demonstrate successful grant-writing skills
  • Refine your academic and career goals

Read about student experiences with UROP!

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