Faculty Professional Development

Mentoring Undergraduate Research Handbook

This handbook contributes to the foundational knowledge on mentoring undergraduates in research. It is intended for faculty, staff, administrators, research assistants, post-doctoral fellows, academic advisors, residential advisors and anyone engaged in mentoring undergraduates. It is not intended to be a comprehensive handbook, but offers the research base and tips to individuals beginning or engaged in mentoring undergraduates.

This handbook is a work in progress. It provides an overview of the benefits of research mentoring, mentoring theories, a discussion of barriers to mentoring and potential strategies to overcome obstacles. Georgia College, the state’s public liberal arts university, serves as an institutional case study by showcasing strategies and resources to barriers in mentoring undergraduates.

Available at: Handbook Link

Council on Undergraduate Research has resource for faculty and students. Click here: UR