Learning Through Research

CUR Individual Membership

Any person interested in CUR's goals can join as an individual member, and can affiliate with one of the CUR disciplinary divisions or the at-large division, with full voting rights.  Individual members are eligible to be elected to serve as councilors of their division.  Even those who are not councilors may volunteer to work on CUR-wide or divisional committees.

2017-2018 Membership Types and Costs (member year runs July 1- June 30):

  • Regular - $80.00
  • Two-Year (through June 30, 2018) - $144.00
  • Retired - $40.00
  • Student - $40.00
  • Post Doctoral - $60.00

Personal benefits of membership include:

  • A subscription to Scholarship and Practice of Undergraduate Research (SPUR), featuring news and information about undergraduate research activities at other schools, descriptions of research funding available from federal and foundation sources, and feature articles on undergraduate research.  Members are encouraged to submit articles to SPUR for consideration by the editors. 

  • Bi-weekly CUR E-Newsletter.

  • Discounts for Events, Publications and Services

    • Discounts to attend the CUR Conference and CUR Dialogues, both of which include workshops and opportunities to network with peers and representatives of funding agencies. (The discounts alone are greater than a year's membership fee in CUR.)

    • Discounted registration to online webinars.

    • Discounts off CUR publication purchases.

    • Discount on Wiley Publications

  • Access to special information on funding opportunities, jobs, and other resources for undergraduate research on the members' only portion of CUR's web site and in the CUR Community including:

    • Open-source bibliographies on Assessment and Integrating Research into the Curriculum

  •  Eligibility to receive mentoring or pre-submission proposal reviews from colleagues in your discipline. 

  • The opportunity to develop and be recognized for leadership skills within the academic community by serving on CUR committees and on the General Council or participating in departmental consulting, speaking, and other leadership activities.

  • The resources to help you support research in the undergraduate environment, including the development of national policy affecting undergraduate research, access to the advocacy toolkit, and a monthly newsletter on the current status of higher education policy.