The Research Office

Wilson Hall
371 Wilson Boulevard
Rochester, Michigan 48309-4486
(location map)
(248) 370-2762
(248) 370-4111
[email protected]

Four people wearing headlamps, doing research outside in the dark.

Undergraduate Research

Course-based Research
OU has a number of classes that offer hands-on research experience, such as:

Students and faculty group standing in front of archaeological artifacts

OU students participate in historic archaeological dig
This year's study abroad in Israel is making significant contributions to the historical record. Learn more about studying archeology in Israel.

Group of students standing in front of waterfall

Student study tropical field ecology in Costa Rica
For the past nine years, Scott Tiegs, associate professor of biological sciences, has organized trips to Costa Rica , which immerses students in an array of ecosystems, including rainforests, dry forests, cloud forests, wetlands, rivers and streams. Learn more about studying ecology in Costa Rica.

Coyote standing in brush

Animals of OU
Students conduct mammal survey of OU’s biological preserve. Learn more about programs and opportunities in the Department of Biological Sciences.