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The Office of Undergraduate Research

Students: Find a Mentor

Faculty and StudentsIf you are an undergraduate already conducting research, please register to be eligible for our programs and to learn about other research enhancement opportunities.

One of the major functions of the Office of Undergraduate Research is the pairing of faculty mentors with undergraduate students to create a formalized, meaningful research experience. Once the mentoring relationship is established, our office provides resesarch assistance, support programs, and further training in research presentation.

Students can volunteer time if they just want to get thir feet wet or they can enroll in more formalized research and/or creative activities opportunites. Either way, help is available through our office.

We encourage you to attend our drop-in hours or one of our information sessions.  Both will offer very similar information.

Spring drop-in hours are scheduled from 2:30- 4:30 pm on the dates listed below, and are held in 219 Funkhouser.  Drop-in hours provide students the opportunity to speak with a peer mentor or research advisor about getting involved in undergraduate research.  It is a great opportunity to stop in and ask specific questions or get individualized assistance in any field of study.

Wednesday, April 23
Tuesday, April 29
Wednesday, May 7


The Office of Undergraduate Research will also hold information sessions periodically throughout each semester.  These sessions are led by an undergraduate research advisor and will walk students through the steps involved in finding a research mentor.  All sessions are held at 5:00pm in room 213 Funkhouser.  Sessions usually last about 45 minutes.  If you are unsure which category would be the best fit for you, please call us at 859-257-0049.

Information sessions will resume in the fall.