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Watch the CSULB Research Programs Info Session

You can view a recording of the last Information Session below. The 2020-2021 Information Sessions for the CSULB research programs BUILD, LSAMP, McNair Scholars, MARC U*STAR, MMUF, OURS Connects, RISE, and UROP have concluded. Information Sessions are held multiple times a year during the fall and spring semesters between October and February for one hour and provide information about the programs and how to apply. Please fill out the Interest Form here so you can receive updates about future sessions and applications. For questions about these sessions, please contact Keisha.ChinGoosby@csulb.edu.

Not sure where to start? Visit the Office of Undergraduate Research Services (OURS) webpage and take the CSULB Undergraduate Research Program Questionnaire to see which program(s) may fit your interests.

2020-2021 Information Session Recording

CSULB Research Programs Information Session


Applications


Application Process Timeline

Month Activity
October
  • First Fall Information Session
November
  • Second Fall Information Session
  • BUILD, MARC & RISE Applications Open
Janurary
  • McNairs Scholars Application due by Jan. 25, 2021
February
  • Spring Information Sessions
  • MMUF and LSAMP Applications due by Feb. 26, 2021
March
  • BUILD, MARC & RISE joint Application due by Mar. 7, 2021
April
  • BUILD, MARC & RISE Interviews tentatively scheduled for the week following Spring Break. Schedules can vary by College; applicants will be notified by email of schedule changes.
May
  • BUILD, MARC & RISE Selection Notices
June
  • BUILD Scholars and Fellows Programs Begin
  • UROP Application opens in June
September
  • UROP Application closes in Septemeber

Other CSULB Research Programs

These are only some of undergraduate student training programs at CSULB. Visit the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs’ Student Research Opportunities page for additional undergraduate and graduate level programs.