Undergraduate Research Opportunities
An undergraduate's best resources at Florida State University are the faculty, graduates, and fellow students.
Getting to know faculty members through classes and office hours is a great way to learn about mathematics and about research opportunities. An overview of faculty research can be found on the department research page. By following links to individual faculty webpages you can find out about current research activities and recent publications.
FSU Math Directed Reading Program
The DRP in Mathematics is a program designed to provide undergradute students with the opportunity to engage in independent study under the guidance and mentorship of a graduate student. Please see the DRP website for more information.
Seminars and Colloquia
All FSU students are welcome to attend math department seminars and colloquia. The department offers a weekly tea and Colloquium most Friday afternoons in the fall and spring semesters. Colloquium speakers aim portions of their talk toward advanced undergraduate or beginning graduate students. They provide a wonderful opportunity for students to absorb the culture and language of mathematics.
Honors in the MajorInterested in graduating with Honors? Find a faculty member and a research project of mutual interest, and you're on the way! Majors in the Mathematics Department may earn Mathematics Honors by completing a research project under faculty supervision, writing an honors thesis, and registering for at least two semesters of Honors hours. Students need not already be in the University Honors Program -- Honors in the Major is open to all. See the FSU Honors in the Major website for complete rules.
Paid research opportunities at FSU
- For First and Second Year Students: Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program (UROP)
- There are many opportunities available through FSU's Center for Undergraduate Research and Engagement
Summer undergraduate research programs
- AMS Guide to Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) Summer Programs
- Mathematical Biosciences Institute -- Bio-related summer programs for undergraduates