October 18-20, 2019


Transforming Undergraduate Research Culture and Curricula 2019
October 27-28, 2019


2019 Research Experiences for Undergraduates Symposium
November 8-10, 2019


Creative Inquiry in the Arts and Humanities Institute
November 22-24, 2019


Beginning a Research Program in the Natural Sciences at a Predominantly Undergraduate Institution Institute
November 15-17, 2019


Initiating and Sustaining Undergraduate Research Programs Institute
February 13-15, 2020


CUR Dialogues
 March 26-28, 2020


 National Conference on Undergraduate Research
 April 20-24, 2020


 Undergraduate Research Week
 June 2020


CUR Biennial Conference



October 18-20, 2019
California State University, Chico

This workshop will bring together teams of three to five faculty members and administrators from institutions interested in institutionalizing existing research activities and in developing research-rich curricula to support those goals. Application deadline is September 10, 2019.

October 27-28, 201
Westin Alexandria, Alexandria, VA

This conference features presentations by students from Research Experiences for Undergraduates programs (REUs) in all disciplines funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF), sessions for REU administrators and faculty, and opportunities to meet with representatives from NSF and other government agencies. Applications will open in summer 2019. 

November 8-10, 2019
Trinity University, San Antonio, TX

This institute will assist campus-based teams in developing transformative opportunities for undergraduate research, scholarship, and creativity (URSC) in the arts and humanities. The goal of the institute is to inform participants about current research on learning outcomes for students engaging in URSC. Application deadline is October 1, 2019.

November 22-24, 2019
Stetson University, DeLand, FL

The goal of the institute is to give individual, pre-tenured faculty members the opportunity to learn from and discuss with experienced faculty how to establish and manage a research program with undergraduates. While at the institute, participants will also prepare plans for starting and/or advancing their individual research programs at their respective campuses. A range of topics will be covered during the institute that show ways to achieve career success in undergraduate research. Application deadline is October 15, 2019.

November 15-17, 2019
Miami University, OH

This institute is designed for campuses that are establishing undergraduate research (UR) programs or centralized undergraduate research offices and those expanding undergraduate research opportunities from a single department to a campus-wide program. Application deadline is October 1, 2019.

February 13-15, 2020
Crystal Gateway Marriott, Arlington, VA

This conference is designed to bring faculty and administrators to the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area to interact with federal agency program officers and other grant funders. Attendees will also have the chance to engage in several networking opportunities. Registration will open in early to mid fall 2019.

March 26-28, 2020
Montana State University, Bozeman

This National Conference is dedicated to promoting undergraduate research, scholarship, and creative activity in all fields of study for students. The call for abstract submittals will open October 2019, and the application deadline will close in early December 2019.

April 20-24, 2020

How will you celebrate? Send a short description of your event along with a photograph and your campus logo to to be listed on our Undergraduate Research Week website.

June 2020
Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN

CUR's signature professional development conference for faculty and administrators operating, assessing, and leading undergraduate research, scholarly, and creative inquiry programs. The call for abstract submissions will open in early to mid-fall. Both oral and poster presentation opportunities will be available.