Undergraduate Research Program

Step 1: Plan

Tips on how to find a mentor

  • If there is a particular class or professor that you connect with? That is always a great place to start! Reach out to them about research ideas to find a potential mentor!
  • Check out the departments in the College of Letters & Sciences if there are any current research projects that are of interest to you.
  • Search through other colleges and programs of study to find a potential professor or area of interest
  • Utilize our online database found here.....

Tips on how to find a research topic

  • Is there any topic within your major that you would like to know more about?
  • Ask your department chair what types of research projects that are happening within your field of study.
  • Check out some examples of past student undergraduate research here.

Step 2: Apply >>


How Do I Join? UR Day 1

   • If you are a Freshman or Sophomore, you can join our Research Apprenticeship Program during the Fall semester to get familiar with research in your field. Check out our "RAP" tab for more information!

   • If you are ready to dive into your own research idea, take a look at all of the opportunities in the “Student & Mentor Programs” tab to see which program may suit you. 

   • It’s a great idea to talk with a potential mentor about your research idea and get those ideas flowing! You can also talk to the URP staff for assistance (urp@uww.edu).

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