Visiting Undergraduate Student in Research (VSR)
Policy for Visiting Undergraduates Participating in Research or Clinical Activities- Visiting Undergraduates Participating in Research or Clinical Activities. Undergraduate students 18 years of age or older who are currently enrolled in an accredited degree-granting institution other than Yale may request an opportunity to participate in approved educational research and/or clinical activities under the mentorship of a Yale faculty member.
The purpose of the Visiting Undergraduates Participating in Research or Clinical Activities participation in research/clinical activities at Yale is to provide the student an opportunity for research/clinical experience under the mentorship of a member of the Yale faculty. The research/clinical experience at Yale is solely for the educational benefit of the student and does not constitute an employment relationship between the student and Yale. A Visiting Undergraduates Participating in Research or Clinical Activities may receive a stipend directly from his/her home institution, or receive other fellowship support. Support through Yale administered funds is permissible only when it is provided as a stipend to support an educational experience (e.g. under provisions of an NSF REU Supplement).