The Harvard College Office of Undergraduate Research and Fellowships (URAF) is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive undergraduate community at Harvard College where each student has the tools, access to opportunities, and support to thrive. Read our Diversity and Inclusion Statement.
  • Yun Family Research Fellows Fund for Revolutionary Thinking, Application Deadline, Monday, November 22, 12 noon
  • Applying to Opportunities: Asking for Letters of Recommendation, Info Session, Tuesday, October 26 4:00pm
  • Thinking About Summer Research: Harvard Summer Undergraduate Research Village, Info Session, Tuesday, November 16 4:00pm
  • Harvard-Cambridge Scholarships Application Deadline, November 30, 2021 at 12:00 noon
  • Herchel Smith Summer Undergraduate Research Program: Head Start Info Session Info Session Tuesday, November 9 5:00pm


The Office of Undergraduate Research and Fellowships (URAF) serves Harvard College students as well as faculty and administrators across the university as the primary source of information about undergraduate research and prestigious scholarships at Harvard and beyond.

Guided by principles that underscore the importance and significance of research experiences in a liberal arts education, the Office of Undergraduate Research and Fellowships (URAF) supports the mission of Harvard College by strategically planning, developing, and realizing policies, programming, and funding to effectively steward formative, substantive research and postgraduate fellowship opportunities. Thus, URAF’s practices serve to augment the curricular choices and intellectual growth of all undergraduates as well as enhance scholarly relationships with their peers, Harvard faculty, and academic specialists around the world.

You can meet with the URAF staff members virtually or in-person! See our advising page for more information.

Fall 2021 Virtual Drop-In Hours:
Monday to Friday, 2:00pm to 4:00pm (Eastern Time)
Access the Zoom drop-ins room (Harvardkey login required).

Please note: All drop-in hours sessions will take place virtually over Zoom. if you would like to schedule an in-person appointment, please contact us at or

Office of Undergraduate Research and Fellowships (URAF)
77 Dunster Street, Cambridge MA, 02138,

Event Recordings

Did you miss one of URAF's info sessions?
Are you looking to review the material covered at one of our events?

You can access a list of URAF event recordings(HarvardKey login required.)



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