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A defining feature of the undergraduate research experience is the role of the faculty mentor. Faculty mentors help to teach students a variety of skills, techniques and methods; introduce them to the culture of the discipline; and ask questions that advance students' scholarship. In short, "a mentor is someone who takes a special interest in helping another person develop into a successful professional" (National Academy Press, 1997, pp. 1-2).

  • The Office of Sponsored Programs and Director of Undergraduate Research are available to assist you with information on how to plan for and successfully work with undergraduate researchers. These contacts can also provide you access to a variety of valuable resources including the Council on Undergraduate Research's (CUR) "How To Series"

Contact Us
(989) 964-4295(989) 964-4295
(989) 964-7037
(989) 964-2729

Director Undergraduate Research

Jennifer McCullough


Mail Address:
Undergraduate Research Program
Saginaw Valley State University
Wickes Hall 314
University Center, MI 48710
Visit Office:
Wickes Hall 330


Advising Info
Fall Semester: Tuesday and Thursday 9:00am - 12:00pm