Our mission is to ensure that undergraduate students from all disciplines have the opportunity to engage in research, scholarly and creative activities during their time at USD.
The Office of Undergraduate Research (Left to Right): Maritza Castellanos, Executive Assistant; Dr. Elisa Maldonado Greene, Director; Baby Greene, Assistant in Training; Jacqueline Puga, Student Assistant.
Travel Award Funding is Available!
If you are planning to present at a conference, you can apply for up to $500 for an individual or $1,000 as a group to fund your travel to the conference. Applications are on a first come first serve basis. For more information, click
Register as a Research Scholar
Undergraduate Research Scholar Benefits
50% discount on on-campus housing during the summer (USD students only; see housing section below)
Participation in professional development workshops
Invitations to special networking events with other researchers*