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 will support all Advance activities and will centralize information on research, scholarship, and creative
activity, allowing students, faculty, and staff to learn about opportunities and resources.

Training Video Links: click here

SCRCS Fall 2021 Events!


8/20 -SCRCS Student Ambassador Workshop 11:00 AM – 1:30 PM
8/27 -Faculty Summit Opening Speaker 11:30 AM – 12:30PM
8/30 & 8/31 -Faculty Summit: The Lunch Series 11:00 AM – 12:00 and 12:00 - 1:00 PM


9/1 & 9/2 -Faculty Summit: The Lunch Series 11:00 Am – 12:00 and 12:00 -1:00 PM
9/9 -Meet the Faculty! (Sponsered by AMM/SGA/Halliburton) 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
9/16 -SCRCS Workshop: IRB: What you need to know


10/1 -Undergraduate Research Conference Registration DUE
10/14 -Meet the Faculty! (Sponsered by AMM/SGA/Halliburton) 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
10/21 -SCRCS Workshop: Effective Literary Searches
10/29 -Undergraduate Research Conference Abstracts DUE


11/2 -SCRCS Workshop: Finding & Applying to Internships
11/3 - 11/6 -Undergraduate Research Conference
11/11 -Meet the Faculty! (Sponcered by AMM/SGA/Halliburton) 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
11/18 -SCRCS Workshop: Finding Faculty Mentors

Social Media

Link to SCRCS Facebook page 

Link to youtube channel