For Faculty Mentors


  • Provide learning resources and necessary tools for the research/artistry project
  • Meet with the student to plan and complete the project
  • Discuss aspects of academic and research life with student while working with the student on project
  • Assist the student with preparation of proposal and project materials for presentation at the Conference on Undergraduate Research and Engagement (CURE)
  • Attend major presentations that the student makes on the NIU campus (i.e. CURE)
  • Notify the OSEEL staff as needed of student progress, performance, change of research focus or any problems in the mentoring relationship



Open Research Positions

If you are interested in mentoring an undergraduate student new to research, fill out the Faculty Mentor Interest form.

Contact Us

Office of Student Engagement and Experiential Learning
Holmes Student Center 264-266
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