Research Resources

Find tools for your research journey

Getting Started FAQ

Find answers to frequently asked questions by undergraduates interested in getting started in research

Finding a Mentor

Learn how to find a mentor

WashU Library Research Guide

LibGuide is a portal to library services for students participating in undergraduate research

Human Research Protection Office

If you conduct human subjects research, you'll need to contact this office

Global Travel Tools

Find resources and policies for university-sponsored international travel

Making a Poster

Helpful Tips on presenting your research

Writing an Abstract

Helpful Tips on writing an abstract for your project

Bio200/500 Mentor List

Check out research interests of 300+ Division of Biology and Biomedical Sciences faculty members

WashU School of Medicine Mentor List

Browse WashU School of Medicine faculty interested in mentoring undergraduates

Symposium FAQ

Frequently asked questions about the OUR's undergraduate research symposia

Open Scholarship Repository

Washington University in St. Louis libraries providing free access to the scholarly output of the university

Creating a Budget

Browse our tips and tricks for creating your budget

Writing Center & Speaking Studio

Get support for writing and public speaking

Academic Integrity

Review WashU academic-integrity policies and procedures

The Bulletin

Consult WashU's catalog of programs and degree requirements

Center for Diversity & Inclusion

Discover programs, resources, and events related to diversity

The Learning Center

Receive support through academic mentoring and skills coaching

Library Services

Find the sources, people, spaces, and technology to accelerate your studies

The Career Center

Prepare for career success

Overseas Programs

Embark on your international journey

Academic Calendar

Find dates for deadlines, holidays, and more

Upcoming OUR events

Check out opportunities to connect with OUR Staff and other undergraduate researchers

Make an Appointment with the OUR

It is never too early or too late to consult with OUR Staff


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