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Students are welcome to make appointments with staff from the Office of Undergraduate Research by contacting us at ugresearch@illinois.edu.

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Drop-In Hours

What are Drop-In Hours?

Drop-In hours are a great way to get quick answers to any questions you may have. Meetings generally last up to 15 minutes (students interested in a longer meeting should schedule an appointment with an Ambassador.) No appointment is necessary for Drop-In Hours; just stop on by and see us!

When are the Drop-In Hours?

Thursdays from 1:00 - 4:00 PM*

*Drop-In Hours are subject to change during intersessions, holidays, and based on the availability of office staff. Changes in the drop-in hours schedule will be posted to the blog.

Where are the Drop-In Hours?

Students should check in at the reception desk on the 5th floor of the Illini Union Bookstore Building, 807 S. Wright Street (offices of Campus Advising).

Meet with an Ambassador

The Office of Undergraduate Research has a team of highly experienced Undergraduate Research Ambassadors who are able to answer all of your Undergraduate Research-related questions. Students interested in beginning their research journey are encouraged to start by scheduling a meeting with an ambassador.


To Schedule a Meeting with an Ambassador

Please visit: http://undergradresearch.illinois.edu/programs/ambassadors.html

View our full list of ambassadors on the page linked above and select the "Schedule a meeting with..." option next to the ambassador of your choosing. Indicate the date and time that works best for you in the form as well as a brief description of what you hope to discuss at the meeting.

Meeting Location

Students should check in at the reception desk on the 5th floor of the Illini Union Bookstore Building, 807 S. Wright Street (offices of Campus Advising). See the graphic above for visual reference.