Offices & Departments that can assist you

The entire University community supports you as you explore your life as a researcher. Below learn more about the Offices & Departments that can assist you in your research journey.

Academic Support Center

Meet with your advisor to register for prerequisites for research opportunities, and learn more about academic majors at the University at Albany.


Blackstone LaunchPad

Blackstone LaunchPad at UAlbany is open to any student in any major. We are looking for students interested in research any topic involving innovation and entrepreneurship. There are no prerequisites or prior experience necessary.

Some possible topics include: Entrepreneurship and economic development; Inclusive entrepreneurship and investment; Effective ways of teaching entrepreneurship; Effective corporate innovation models


Career & Professional Development

Get assistance with your resume, cover letter, CV, and more!


Center for Experiential Education

Students learn by doing - this takes many forms at UAlbany. CEE offers many programs for undergraduate students including the SPEED Summer Internship Program and Applied Learning Internship Courses. The internship courses may be used to get academic credit for research based internships!


Community & Public Service Program

UAlbany students are encouraged and supported in their engagement both on and off campus. Explore ways that you can contribute to community causes while finessing your research abilities. These are credit bearing options for one, two, or three credits!


Division for Research

Explore information about Faculty research, and learn more about the Research Centers, Institutes, and Labs at the University at Albany.


Education Abroad

Prepare yourself to be a global citizen while earning academic credit!


Federal Work-Study 

Part of a student's Financial Aid package, this funding provides part-time employment allowing students to earn money and pay educational experiences. Faculty and Researchers are now using the Federal Work-Study program to hire undergraduate researchers!


Global Academic Programs: Global Distinction

Global Distinction is a structured sequence of courses and experiences that prepares UAlbany students to acquire the necessary knowledge, skills, and perspectives to succeed in a globalized world – to become Globally Competent.


IMC: Innovate Make Create at the UAlbany Libraries

The IMC supports the creation of multimedia projects and the digital design of presentations and publications. Digital scholarship services enable faculty and students to engage in new and exciting research made possible by digital technologies.


University Libraries

The University Library offers Research Assistance to support you.  Explore all their services or schedule your one-hour appointment with a reference librarian through Personal Assistance with Searching (PAWS


Writing Center

Get support from trained tutors in developing your writing and research skills