Research Advising

Advising Appointments

The Office of Undergraduate Research (OUR) provides guidance and assistance with exploring general research interests, identifying research opportunities, and connecting students with researchers. Schedule an appointment with an advisor to:

  • Learn about the research process
  • Explore research opportunities
  • Navigate internal and external research opportunities
  • Receive guidance on funding applications ;
  • Discuss participation in an OUR triannual research symposia

To schedule a one-on-one research advising appointment with a research advisor, please select the most convenient time for you.

Advising Hours

Meet with an advisor by attending drop-in hours or scheduling an appointment. Students that are unable to attend an in-person appointment may request a phone or Webex meeting through email.

Appointments are available Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays in the mornings and afternoons.

Students may meet with an advisor on a first-come, first-served basis without an appointment through drop-in advising on Monday afternoons from 1:00 PM-4:00 PM. However, drop-in hours may depend on scheduled Research Skills Academy events. Please check OUR's Research Skills Academy page for more information. Students are encouraged to call the office to confirm drop-in hours.

Advising Policies

  • Students who arrive more than 10 minutes late to an appointment may be required to reschedule their appointment.
  • Students must schedule at least 24 hours ahead of the requested appointment time to ensure scheduling conflicts do not occur.
  • In an effort to increase research advising access to all students, students who cancel or miss their scheduled appointment more than twice will be offered drop-in appointments only.
  • Drop-in advising appointments are 30 minutes or less. A follow-up appointment may be scheduled if more time is needed.

UNLV Advising Resources

Students looking for guidance past research advising should contact one of the 12 academic advising centers on campus. Each Center uses a different approach to guide students to fulfill their major requirements. Please schedule an appointment with an academic advisor to ensure you are accomplishing your academic goals.