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Info Sessions, Advising, and Workshops

In weekly information sessions, undergraduate research advisors answer questions and talk about strategies for getting involved in undergraduate research at UT. Info sessions are open to students from all disciplines and majors.

Fall 2021 OUR Info Sessions

Online info sessions run weekly from Sept. 1 to Dec. 2.

Wednesdays, 4-5 p.m.
Thursdays, 2-3 p.m.

In order to receive the Zoom information, you will need to register.

In addition, in-person info sessions will also take place:

Wednesday, Oct. 13, 10-11 a.m., UTC 1.130
Tuesday, Nov. 9, 3-4 p.m., WAG 214

Can’t make an info session? Check out our ‘Getting into research’ videos to get started on your path towards undergraduate research!


If you are unable to attend an info session and would like to meet with an advisor in the Office of Undergraduate Research to learn about the process for finding an undergraduate research opportunity, please use the schedule below to view available times and book an appointment.

We are using a new scheduling system. If you do not see an appointment for a time when you are available, you may contact the OUR office in order to schedule an appointment to fit both your and our advisors’ schedules.


An undergraduate research advisor can also help you to

  • narrow down your research focus
  • finalize your list of professors to contact
  • fine-tune your outreach email to professors
  • give you tips on how to communicate your research interests to professors
  • find funding sources such as scholarships and grants for your research
  • recommend where to present or publish your work
  • find a summer program for research
  • know your options for course credit

Advisors are also available to support students who have already attempted to get involved with undergraduate research but have faced challenges in doing so. Learn more about our research placement advising here.

Virtual Workshops

All of our workshops are recorded and put onto the OUR Canvas page after the workshop ends.