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This section contains resources and handouts from the Office for Undergraduate Research directed at a large audience. Students may find resources under the “Students” section more helpful, such as: Advice on Writing Abstracts, SURF Proposal Resources, and Acknowledging OUR Support.

OUR Newsletter

OUR sends a bi-weekly newsletter with information about undergraduate research projects, upcoming events & opportunities, and OUR initiatives. You can sign up to receive this newsletter as an email, or you can read the most recent newsletter as well as previous editions here.

Overview of Undergraduate Research Programs at UNC-Chapel Hill

OUR is only one of many units across UNC-Chapel Hill provide opportunities for undergraduates to engage in research. This section summarizes programs offered by other units and is intended as a quick reference guide for administrators, faculty, and students.

Online Resources

Educational resources posted on this website and around the web.


Downloadable PDFs of flyers, brochures, and other handouts ready for you to print.


Data on OUR programs and undergraduate research at UNC-Chapel Hill.


Publications from OUR staff members about various aspects of undergraduate research and inquiry-based learning. (Students looking to publish their research should see Get Published.)

Council on Undergraduate Research

cur_logoThe mission of the Council on Undergraduate Research is to support and promote high-quality undergraduate student-faculty collaborative research and scholarship.  CUR and its affiliated colleges, universities, and individuals share a focus on providing undergraduate research opportunities for faculty and students at predominantly undergraduate institutions. CUR believes that faculty members enhance their teaching and contribution to society by remaining active in research and by involving undergraduates in research.