How to Join a Research Center

Joining a Research Center

You must first register for the Research Hub and log into the site for the button to join a Research Center to display. Join the Hub now >>

How to Join a Research Center

The system restricts memberships to only one Research Center per user. View tips on choosing the right research centerFor all other groups, including campuses, registered users may join as many as they like. 

If you have already joined a Research Center and would like to transfer to another center, please contact your new Research Center Chair for assistance. 

Once you know which center you want to join, follow these instructions:

  1. Log in to the website
  2. Navigate to the home page for the Research Center you'd like to join.
  3. At the top-left of your preferred Research Center home page is a link that says “Request Group Membership.” Click that button to begin.
  4. A page will appear with a button that says "Join." To continue, click the Join button. If you change your mind, you can click canel or navigate away from the page to stop the process.
  5. Once processed by the system, you will receive an email with additional information. This usually only takes a few minutes.
  6. For troubleshooting, or to leave a group or transfer to another, please reach out to us at