About Advance

A UL Lafayette initiative to provide all students the opportunity to participate in high-impact projects.

Student Research Experiences

Furthering student learning through undergraduate research, scholarship, and creative activities.


Advance sets goals for the establishment of a highly effective undergraduate research program.

Advance Student Research

The Quality Enhancement Plan for UL Lafayette, Advance Student Research Experience (Advance), supports the strategic mission of the University to increase student productivity and success through engagement in mentored research, innovative projects, and creative endeavors.

Learn more about Advance.

Student Center for Research, Creativity & Scholarship (SCRCS)

SCRCS supports all Advance activities and centralizes information on research, scholarship, and creative activity, allowing students, faculty, and staff to learn about opportunities and resources.

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We will email when there are upcoming events at SCRCS or at UL Lafayette that involve undergraduate research.

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Training Videos

Training Video Links: click here

Advance/SCRCS Assisting the Student Emergency Fund 

SCRCS will sell promotional space in the new center to UL Lafayette student groups and organizations.  Proceeds (90% of the funds) will go to the Sudent Emergency Fund.  Sale starts October 25th.  For more information email advance@louisiana.edu 

See flier for Student Emergency here