Student Research

The SURE (Supervised Undergraduate Research Experience) program provides the opportunity for upper-division majors in the College of Education to engage in collaborative research with outstanding faculty in the disciplines of Education.



  • Have earned at least 60 credit hours

  • Have at least a 2.5 cumulative grade point average

  • Be enrolled in any 300 or 400 level course in ECE, EDUC, EPSY, or SPED


Application Process

SURE application forms are available from the office of the Dean or Department Head. Applications must be submitted no later than November 15th for research to occur in the Spring semester and August 1st for research to occur during the Fall semester. Applications for academic year research (Fall/Spring semesters) must be submitted by August 1st. Students will apply in conjunction with a faculty sponsor, whose signature and brief endorsement must be on the application form. Completed applications will be reviewed by a committee of faculty appointed by the Dean of the COE.


Program Recognition

SURE students will be recognized at the COE Honors Convocation, and their findings will be published on the COE webpage. They will also be encouraged to submit their research to a professional conference and to present with their faculty sponsors.



August 1st for Fall Semester Research or Academic Year Research

November 15th for Spring Semester Research


Contact Information

Dr. Susan Zimlich
TEC 2004-A  
SLU 10749 
Hammond, Louisiana 70402 

549-2221 Office
549-5009 Fax