Undergraduate Research


Research at Oberlin takes many forms.

A group of students examines artistic snowflakes that are suspended from above.
Photo credit: Michael Hartman

It includes projects for your classes, working as a faculty research assistant, joining an experimental laboratory, and pursuing a senior capstone or performance project. 

Within Oberlin’s Center for Engaged Liberal Arts, Oberlin Undergraduate Research helps you identify projects and opportunities, both on- and off-campus, throughout your college experience. Our staff also coaches you on how to identify faculty mentors, craft effective research statements, and apply for available funding.   

Whether your research interest is in the sciences, social sciences, humanities or practicing arts, Oberlin’s campus is a hub for innovative craft and scholarly inquiry. 

The College of Arts and Sciences wants every student to thrive. Learn more about the the many Resources and Support available to Oberlin Students.