Office of Undergraduate Research

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About Us

The Office of Undergraduate Research (OUR) supports all undergraduate students and faculty on campus. OUR's goal is to ensure that undergraduate students from all disciplines have the opportunity to engage in research, scholarship and creative activities during their time at USD.

OUR provides unique services and several on-campus research programs for students and faculty.

Services for students include:

  • Research ethics and integrity
  • Poster design
  • Applying for extramural scholarships, fellowships and awards
  • Professional development workshops
  • Funding for travel to present research findings

Services for faculty mentors include:

  • Research ethics and integrity
  • How to mentor an undergraduate researcher
  • Course development/integrating research into the curricula
  • Course development/integrating community based research

All students can participate in undergraduate research. No matter the major or year, there are on-campus or off-campus opportunities available. Browse through the Students page for more information.

Faculty mentors who are interested in getting involved in undergraduate research should check out the Faculty page for more information.