Welcome to the undergraduate research opportunities center

the URoc scholars application is now open!

Deadline November 2, 5:00pm

The UROC Scholars is a two-year competitive program that provides students with intensive research and graduate school preparation. Learn more about the program, application process and upcoming application info sessions here:

UROC Scholars Application
Psychology major and UROC Scholar Rebecca VonOepen presenting her research at the CSUMB Summer Research Symposium.

The Undergraduate Research Opportunities Center (UROC) at California State University, Monterey Bay is a cross-campus center that engages students in undergraduate research.

Our mission is to build students’ educational ownership, intellectual vibrancy, and scholarly identity. We achieve this through mentored undergraduate research; rigorous, authentic, and calibrated scholarly activities; and the development of social capital.

Ready to reach out to uroc?

  • Use the links above to learn more about our programs.
  • If you would like to speak to someone about UROC's various programs and how to get connected to research opportunities, set up a 30-minute appointment with UROC staff using this link: UROC Consultations.
  • Visit us on the second floor of the Tanimura & Antle Family Memorial Library (Suite 2150).

Contact UROC

(831) 582-4241


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Tanimura & Antle Family Memorial Library

Suite 2150 Second floor