Mission and Vision


The Undergraduate Research and Fellowships Mentoring Office helps students at the Pennsylvania State University and recent alumni in the pursuit of undergraduate research and fellowship experiences. Our office: 

  • Promotes equity in and access to undergraduate research across Penn State colleges and campuses and fellowship experiences around the world; 
  • Engages students in learning and growing through quality mentorship and research and fellowship experiences;
  • Facilitates connections that support undergraduate excellence between academic colleges and campuses; and
  • Consults and supports undergraduate mentors in engaging students in research and fellowship experiences.


Penn State students will achieve engaged, seamless, and inclusive undergraduate research and fellowship experiences that enrich and transform their education, fostering a lifelong appreciation for creation and discovery.