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Meet with Us

OUR staff and student ambassadors are excited to connect and answer any questions you may have. Check out the office hours below, then click the link to schedule an appointment.

Please note that OUR appointments are not academic advising appointments. The OUR does not assist with scheduling, holds, or department-level requirements.

Bring your questions!

Stop by the OUR to meet with a student ambassador. The ambassadors will be able to answer questions about getting started, communicating with faculty, what undergraduate research looks like, and more.

Student ambassadors are available Summer 2023 on a “by appointment” basis.

To schedule with Xue, please email her ( She is available for afternoon meetings.

Our other ambassadors will not hold regular hours but are willing to schedule appointments! Please reach out to the OUR with scheduling questions (

Dr. Showalter has appointments available on Navigate Mondays-Thursdays (1:00-5:00).

DH Hill Jr Library, Suite 2425

OUR Office

Schedule a meeting on Navigate

Schedule an appointment with an ambassador.

Click here to schedule your meeting with an OUR ambassador

  • Click the “Advising and Student Services” button
  • Select the “Office of Undergraduate Research”
  • Select “OUR Student Ambassador Appointment”
  • Select an appointment time (available openings will appear after you make a selection from the grid)
  • View confirmation details and click “confirm”

To schedule with Dr. Showalter, follow the above directions, but select “OUR Staff Appointment”.

Email our staff at if you have additional questions, comments, or concerns.