As one of the nation’s top public research universities, UConn is home to some of the most active researchers, scholars, and artists in the country. The Office of the Vice President for Research provides faculty with the resources and services they need to conduct superior research that leads to discoveries and innovations for the good of our state, the nation, and the world.

OVPR staff are available to assist with research needs including:


Explore the OVPR website to see services provided to the campus community.

Undergraduate Research

The Office of Undergraduate Research (OUR) provides research-related opportunities and information to students interested in engaging in independent or collaborative research with faculty members and research professionals. The services of OUR are available to undergraduate students in all majors and across all UConn campuses. OUR assist students by providing research-related information throughout all stages of the research process from getting started to finding a faculty mentor and applying for funding.