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.


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: Wednesday, December 8 will be the final day for drop-in advising for the fall term. If you would like to meet with one of our advisers after that time, please use the contact information below to schedule an appointment. 

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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