We nurture a rich intellectual community characterized by active student engagement with a faculty dedicated to excellent teaching and scholarly accomplishment.

from the Elon University Mission Statement

One of the strongest connections between disciplinary expertise and student experience occurs when faculty mentor students in the process of scholarly inquiry.”

from the Elon Teacher-Scholar Statement

If you are interested in getting sample syllabi for your 499 or 498 student, then we suggest that you ask a faculty member in your department who has mentored students in the past.

The following links provide information that support mentors of undergraduate research:

  • Elon’s Center for Engaged Learning Scholar Dr. Avital is blogging about diversity and inclusion in high impact practices
  • Also check out this page (click here) with a listing of Elon’s Ward Family Excellence in Mentoring Award winners, many of whom are highly engaged UR mentors.

Mentor Development Grants provide support for faculty to pursue opportunities to deepen their ability to mentor undergraduate research (capped at $1,000). We also offer Mentor Travel Grants (capped at $500).

For information on 499 mentoring, please see the 499 page by clicking here and scroll to the bottom for details.