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Undergraduate Research

UWF undergraduate and graduate students and faculty from diverse fields of study presented their research and academic achievements over the past year during the Student Scholars Symposium and Faculty Research Showcase, part of Founders Week, on Thursday, April 18, 2019. Students and faculty presented their research at the John C. Pace Library, University Commons, Cannon Green, and Center for Fine

Explore. Research. Gain the knowledge that will take you to the next level. Get Involved with your discipline. Experience hands-on research. Shadow multiple Faculty mentors and learn what undergraduate research is really about. The Office of Undergraduate Research challenges you to take your educational experience to the next level. Research, scholarly or creative activities are possible for every discipline and major.

Apply Now for the Fall 2024 OUR Works! Program

Are you looking for work experience? Do you want to get paid to learn your major!? Then you should apply to the OUR Works! Program for fall 2024. To start, immediately complete your FAFSA with UWF Financial Aid. Then submit your OUR Works! program application with UWF Office of Undergraduate Research via OUR’s Program Application Portal (found at myUWF). Positions are extremely limited and first-come, first-served. We anticipate filling all positions by the start of the fall term.

Learn more about some of the available positions with UWF faculty on the UWF Research Opportunities Database.


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Getting Started in Research at UWF

Are you interested in participating in undergraduate research opportunities? Start at the Entering Research section to learn more about the programs and resources to help you get started. Then complete the Student Undergraduate Research Interest Form, and we will connect with you. This form is available for current and prospective UWF students wanting to learn more about undergraduate research.


Join Us for the SURP Symposium

The Argo community is invited to the 2024 SURP Symposium on Friday, August 9, 2024! The SURP Symposium is an opportunity for the summer undergraduate research program students and other campus research students to present their scholarly, research, and creative work completed during the summer term.


Have you received an OUR Project Award or Travel Award?

Then check out the OUR Project Award Recipient site and the OUR Travel Award Recipient site for helpful information and tools as you utilize award funds and other requirements for receiving an award.


Experience Your Major

Learn applicable skills through scholarly and/or creative projects that will take your college experience to the next level.

Why Research

Interested in Being a Mentor?

Complete the UWF Research Opportunities and Faculty Mentor Interest Form, and OUR will reach out to you to begin the next steps.

Recruit Research Students

Find Support for OUR Students

Do you need support as you navigate your undergraduate research experience? Then click the link below for a list of commonly asked-for student services, resources, and programs provided by various UWF offices and organizations. 

Find Support for OUR Students

Are You Volunteering on a Research Project?

If you are volunteering on a research project and not being paid through UWF, or receiving course credit, please visit the UWF HR Volunteers page and complete the linked Volunteer Agreement form.