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Welcome to AEP!

AEP empowers undergraduates seeking to become integrated in the UC San Diego research community with the skills to be successful in a post-baccalaureate career. Because we are still committed to the safety of our UC San Diego community, we are continuing to provide our services remotely.  You can expect the same level of support and expert attention as always. 

Start with this page:  chances are you can find many answers to your questions on our site.  If not, you can reach us in the following ways:

If you are interested in conducting remote research, check out our AEP Remote Research Statement for some ideas and inspiration.

Fall 2020 AEP Events & Opportunities

Research Programs

Faculty Mentor Program

(Winter 2021 - Summer 2021)

Deadline to apply:


AEP Events

Biological Sciences & Summer Research
(4 pm - 5:15 pm)
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2021 Summer Research Programs Information Session
(10 am - 11 am)
Register to Attend

 *See the entire AEP events calendar

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Although COVID-19 is preventing a lot of us from making person-to-person meetings you can still meet us via Zoom or email us if you have any questions or need advice. We are here for all students, including international students, that have questions about undergraduate research or applying to scholarships.

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Phone: (858) 534-1774
Hours: Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Location: Student Center Building B, 1st Floor
Mailing Address:
9500 Gilman Drive, Mail Code 0311
La Jolla, CA 92093-0311