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On November 16, 2011 the U.S. House of Representatives declared a week in April as "Undergraduate Research Week." UROC hosts many events during the week to celebrate undergraduate research, scholarship, and creative activity at CSUMB.

Undergraduate Research Week is April 20-24, 2020. Join CSUMB and UROC in celebrating this week by highlighting the abundance and diversity of undergraduate research on our campus.

2020 Virtual Events

Grad School 101 - April 22, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Interested in going to graduate school, but not sure where to start? Join us for this low-stakes introduction to graduate school and learn more about the admission process led by Don Asher. All students and staff interested in participating must RSVP. A Google Calendar invite will be sent you containing log-in information.

Navigating Academic Spaces - April 22, 5:00PM - 6:00PM

"I know I want to go to grad school! I have my CV, GRE, and personal statement ready. What else am I missing?" If you believe you already know quite a bit, but just need a bit more guidance, this may be the workshop for you. Come explore everything you should consider before you apply with Don Asher, author of eleven books on careers, job search, and higher education.

UROC Virtual Happy Hour - April 23, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

This special faculty-only event will offer an opportunity for UROC Mentors and interested faculty for a virtual discussion on how to continuing supporting and engaging undergraduate students in scholarly activity.


The SACNAS (Society for the Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science) Chapter at CSUMB will be hosting a virtual mixer. Join faculty and other students for an hour of games, mind hacks, and friendly conversation.

Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activity Spring Showcase - April 23-24

Please join us for this year's Virtual Spring Showcase! CSUMB's Research, Scholarship, & Creative Activity Showcase is a forum for both graduate and undergraduate students to share their research, scholarship, and creative work(s) within CSUMB and the surrounding community. Students have been working hard on transitioning their traditionally poster and oral presentations to a digital platform.

Undergraduate Research Opportunities Center

(831) 582-4241