Student Resources

The Office for Research and Scholarship (ORS) makes a number of resources available to the College’s doctoral and undergraduate researchers. The staff and facilities of the ORS are available to assist students with planning, obtaining funding for, conducting, and disseminating research.

Graduate Students

The Graduate Student Lounge located in room 2236 in the HPNP complex is available specifically for graduate student use. The Graduate Student Lounge, which is open for the use of doctoral students during business hours, has a couch, a large table and a number of study carrels. Lockers are available for day use, but students must provide their own locks. As with the rest of the HPNP complex, wireless access to the network is available.

Undergraduate Students

Research Opportunities

  • College of Nursing Honors Program is open to senior nursing students who have exhibited exceptional academic ability. It provides unique and challenging opportunities in research, service projects and other creative endeavors.
  • University Scholars Program introduces undergraduate students to the exciting world of academic research. In the program, students work one-on-one with UF faculty on selected research projects.
  • College of Nursing Guidelines for the University Scholars Program – This link provides a description of the program along with eligibility requirements, application procedures, and a list of participating faculty members.
  • Student Research Achievement Awards
  • McNair Scholar Program
  • EMBRACE Program provides unique research and leadership opportunities for nursing students from multiple backgrounds, toward creating an inclusive environment for different viewpoints in the scholarly nursing community.

Services and Resources

General Writing Help:

  • The University Writing Program (UWP) offers free individual assistance to undergraduate and graduate UF students who wish to develop their writing skills, as well as better understand the writing process. Students of all levels and disciplines are welcome.
  • The UF Teaching Center offers free assistance in study skills as well as test preparation for college classes and standardized tests such as the SAT, GRE , and GMAT

Assistance for Advanced Written and Oral Communication Skills

  • The UF Dial Center for Written and Oral Communication offers advanced writing help (e.g. research proposals, journal articles, dissertations, STM—scientific, technical and medical—publishing) via fee-based workshops for faculty and students.  It is important to note that these workshops may be hosted by a college
  • The Dial Center also offers free help for students and faculty who wish to hone their public speaking and presentation skills

Assistance for ESL Students