Research for UF Undergraduates

The University of Florida College of Dentistry (UFCD) has several UF undergraduates engaged in cutting-edge research. Students interested in these opportunities should review the following: College of Dentistry Faculty Research Interests to identify the labs of interest, and to contact the faculty member directly, for opportunities available.

Please note: there are more students than mentors at UFCD. Many of the labs may be full. Look for research opportunities well in advance, at least a full semester or two ahead of the expected time. Students are also encouraged to include their major, long term interests and any relevant research experience when contacting faculty. There are many excellent opportunities for research at UF.  A good research experience helps with admissions, even if it is not done at UFCD.

University Scholars Program

The University Scholars Program introduces undergraduate students at UF to the exciting world of academic research. In the program, students work one-on-one with UF faculty on selected research projects. Any questions or concerns: please contact the Office of Research at 352-294-5440.

Center for Undergraduate Research Board of Students

The Center for Undergraduate Research (CUR) is committed to fostering a culture of research that encourages all students to include a research component as a critical part of their undergraduate experience. The CUR provides guidance to students and faculty interested in pursuing research opportunities, and the coordination of campus research activities. The CUR also works to expand research opportunities across campus. Explore the website and contact us if you would like additional information.

SF2UF Bridges Program

The SF2UF Bridge to the Baccalaureate Program is a partnership between Santa Fe College and the University of Florida. This program is intended to support students who want to go on to graduate school (as opposed to professional school).