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Mission & Vision

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Mission Statement

The Office of Undergraduate Research (OUR) empowers undergraduates seeking to become integrated in the UC San Diego research community with the skills to be successful in a post-baccalaureate career. OUR’s cooperative staff creates an environment for students to engage in research and leverage resources to maintain long-term relationships through high impact practices. OUR welcomes students from diverse backgrounds seeking to maximize their student experiences and future opportunities.

Vision Statement

The Office of Undergraduate Research (OUR) will be UC San Diego’s leader in enabling students to succeed. OUR staff and faculty partners will prepare students for success and provide the tools for OUR alumni to thrive and influence conditions in their local, national and/or global communities.

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CORE VALUES

  • Student-Centered
  • Equity
  • Experiential Learning
  • Innovation
  • Community