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San Diego State University prides itself on the quantity and quality of its research and creative activities across all levels of the campus.  Undergraduates play a critical role in the success of faculty and graduate student research/creative activities, and they benefit enormously from their participation.  

An inquiry or investigation conducted by an undergraduate student that makes an original intellectual or creative contribution to the discipline.

Enhances student learning through mentoring relationships with faculty
Increases retention
Increases enrollment in graduate education and provides effective career preparation
Develops critical thinking, creativity, problem solving and intellectual independence
Develops an understanding of research methodology
Promotes an innovation-oriented culture

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Below are some resources to help faculty/graduate students and undergraduate students get involved in these transformational, mutually-rewarding experiences.


If your research or creative activity requires funding, here are some resources to consider.

This is a list of resources to help you present your work.

You're not doing this alone! Here are on-campus resources to help support your work.