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How can I get involved in student-faculty research as an undergrad?

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Nancy Hensel, Ed.D.
Executive Officer

Council on Undergraduate Research
(with Diane Husic, Ph.D., President, CUR)

Admission officers may be able to tell you about research opportunities that are available on a campus you are considering.  Also, your campus may have an office of undergraduate research. If so, that may be the best place to once you have matriculated as a student. If your college does not have an undergraduate research office, you may wish to check with the department chair of the discipline you are interested in and he/she may be able to direct you to a specific professor. Your academic advisor should also be able to assist you in finding a mentor, or a professor that you have for class can point you in the right direction.