Undergraduate Research

Engaging with faculty and other students in a research project is a challenging, absorbing and powerful experience. We provide opportunities to participate in state-of-the-art research as part of the undergraduate experience.

UMKC EUReka! Courses

Evaluate your interest in conducting independent research by taking 100- and 200-level UMKC EUReka! courses early in your academic career.

View EUReka! courses


Earn credit for research in a faculty research lab by enrolling in PHYSICS 499 Undergraduate Research. Enrollment requires consent of the research lab lead.

Meet the research lab leads


Apply for grants to pursue independent research activity under the mentorship of a faculty member. The funds can be used for research supplies, travel to a conference where the results are to be presented, print posters and travel to sites where data will be taken or a study will be conducted.

Apply for research grants