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Getting Started


Step 1. Research Advising

  • Meet with our Undergraduate Research Leader, a peer mentor, at any point in your undergraduate research career. Visit to learn more.
  • Need help coming up with an idea for a project, identifying potential faculty mentors, communicating with mentors, advice about applying for an opportunity, or preparing for a presentation on your research? Meet an OUR advisor or peer-mentor.
Attend a Funding Friday.
  • Funding Fridays offer peer-mentoring and OUR staff support on how to get started with applying for OUR funds. Drop-in during the workshop hours to receive support on your applications
Attend the IRB Lab
  • IRB Lab offers peer-mentoring and OUR staff support on how to get started with applying for OUR funds. Drop-in during the workshop hours to receive support on your applications

Step 2. Find Opportunities

Apply for Research Funding with The Office of Undergraduate Research
Search for opportunities
Connect with a University of Utah Professor

Step 3. Build Skills & Knowledge

Step 4. Stay Up-to-Date

Join our Student Listserv