Undergraduate Research Program

Projects Involving Human & Anmial Subjects »

Grant Purchasing

How to Spend Project Funds »

Poster Printing

Research Poster Guidelines »

Step 3: Research

Find links to help guide you through the research process, poster creation, and more!

  • Visit the ORSP page if your research involves humans or animals to learn more about ethics and requirements
  • See the tabs below for research guides and what to do to prepare for graduate school
  • Click to learn more about regional and national research programs

Step 4: Present >>

The Web Guide to Research for Undergraduates (WebGURU) - Northeastern University

  • - Tips for undergraduate researchers

  • - Guides for getting started, how research is structured, different research environments, and how to receive & use funding

Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching, and Learning (CIRTL)

  • - National faculty committed to implementing and advancing effective teaching practices

  • - Further STEM undergraduate education through advancing evidence-based teaching practices

Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR)

  • - Support and promote high quality undergraduate student-faculty collaborative research

  • - Provides support and professional opportunities for faculty, staff, administrators, and students

Wisconsin Council on Undergraduate Research (WisCUR)

  • - Comprised of representatives from all campuses in the UW System

  • - Provides leadership to advance, enhance, and expand research, scholarship, and creative activitites

  • - Prepares graduates to adapt and innovate for the challenges of the future

Wisconsin Louise Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (WiscAMP)

  • - Addresses retention and persistence of underrepresented minorities in STEM disciplines

  • - Offers enhanced academic program and services including tutoring, mentoring, supplemental instruction, and peer support

WiSys Ambassador Program

  • - Enhances the vital connection between WiSys and the research community on UW System campuses

  • - Ambassadors receive training in Intellectual Property, technology transfer process, and learn how to access resources offered by WiSys and other campus organizations

WiSys Technology Foundation

  • - Works hand-in-hand with inventors, researchers and students

  • - Facilitates cutting-edge research programs and identifies, protects, develops and commercializes discoveries emanating from the research base

  • - Fosters a spirit of innovative and entrepreneurial thinking

  • - Advances scientific research throughout the state by patenting technologies developed out of the universities

McNair Scholars Program

  • - Realizes the value of diversity among researchers and scholars in academia

  • - Prepares undergraduate students with strong academic potential for the rigor of doctoral studies

Louise Stokes Midwest Center of Excellence (LSMCE)

  • - A hub of information for scholars to access data, models, and funding opportunities

  • - Broadens participation of underrepresented minority (URM) students in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM)

  • - Strengthens the recruitment and retention of URM students through mentoring and providing support

Beginning Graduate School Guide

  • - Anderson Library offers exam preparation, graduate school rankings, and UWW school of graduate studies

Starting the Process of Job Searching

  • - Anderson Library offers insights into the interview process, researching employers, and links to different job boards

UW-Whitewater Career and Leadership Development

  • - The CLD website offers job boards, career advice, leadership opportunities, ways to get involved on campus and more!

Contact URP
  • McCutchan Hall, Lower Level
  • Email: urp@uww.edu
  • Phone: (262) 472-1296
  • Common Office Hours:
  • M-Th 9:30am-4:30pm
  • F 9:30am-1:30pm

Contact RAP
  • McCutchan Hall, Lower Level
  • Email: rap@uww.edu
  • Phone: (262) 472-1484
  • Common Office Hours:
  • M 9am-12pm
  • Tu 9:30am-11am, 4pm-5pm
  • Th 9am-12pm