How Do Undergraduate Students Apply

VIP is an open access opportunity for undergraduate students at UC Davis across all disciplines and majors.  Please contact Subra Muralidharan, Director, VIP Program at with your current resume and choice of 3 faculty mentors.  We will work with you and the faculty for a match.

If you are a cohort member in AvenueE or AvenueB, please connect  to our program coordinator first as they will help facilitate faculty mentor pairings. 

For AvenueE please reach out to Shannon Long at 

For AvenueB please reach out to breidi Truscott Roberts at 


Students can also earn research (99 or 199) credits by registering through their academic departments.