Council on Undergraduate Research

Purdue University has an Enhanced Institutional Membership with the Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR).

The OUR and the John Martinson Honors College have co-sponsored a campus-wide level of membership to CUR, a national organization that supports undergraduate research. This CUR status offers UNLIMITED membership and provides the following benefits to Purdue faculty, staff, and students:

  • Discounts on CUR conferences, meetings, and publications
  • Webinars and a peer-reviewed journal on undergraduate research
  • Student presentations at Posters on the Hill and the National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR)
  • Government relations insider information and funding opportunities
  • Registry of undergraduate researchers for graduate school recruitment
  • Access to CUR Community boards with relevant topics to disciplines and various CUR initiatives


Create a free account to access these benefits.
Watch this YouTube video on how to engage in various ways with a CUR membership!
Contact the Purdue OUR with any questions at


Council on Undergraduate Research benefits postcard. Click on the image to download the complete PDF.