For Students

Looking for an opportunity to become involved in research or creative activity?

Welcome to the IU Bloomington website for Undergraduate Research & Creative Activity (UR&CA). This website is sponsored by the Office of the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education (OVPUE), and we’re delighted that you are considering engagement in a research or creative project.

You are likely to have many questions, the first of which is: What’s in It for Me?

We’ve tried to anticipate most of these, and you’ll find our answers here.

At IU Bloomington there are numerous programs and departmental opportunities for undergraduate research and creative activity.To help you get started, we’ve listed contact information for many of these here.

Should you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us. You can reach us by email at