Honors Program

The Honors Undergraduate Research Mentorship Initiative (URMI) is open to students with a 3.5 GPA and junior standing. You can earn up to three hours per semester of Honors credit while gaining real-world experience and learning research and scholarly techniques, working directly with a faculty mentor who is practicing in academic and integrative disciplines across the college. These disciplines may coincide with your major at Columbia, or you may choose something else that aligns with your interests.

This is a more rigorous version of the URMI course that is open to all juniors and seniors.

Ready to Sign Up? 

Do you have an idea for a research project? Talk to your professor, who will work with you to submit your proposal to the School of the Liberal Arts and Sciences Dean's Office. If you don't have a professor in mind, or have other questions about the URMI, contact LAS Associate Dean Robin Whatley at rwhatley@colum.edu

The URMI Proposal Form may be found here.

Reminder: to participate in the Honors Undergraduate Research Mentorship Initiative, you must have a 3.5 GPA and have junior standing. 

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