Make an Appointment

Please use the links below to make an appointment with a CUSE advisor based on your topic of interest. If you are interested in fellowships for after the completion of your undergraduate degree at Notre Dame, please complete the CUSE Pre-Application for National Fellowships. A CUSE advisor will be in touch after your pre-application has been reviewed. If you are interested in fellowships that apply to your time as a current undergraduate, please visit the individual fellowship page and complete the pre-application or interest form that you will find there. The CUSE advisor for that fellowship will then follow up with more information at the appropriate time.

Scholarly discernment meeting (60 minutes)

We will discuss your values, commitments, and your scholarly trajectory. This may lead into a discussion of getting started in research and general fellowships information. We can also follow up on a previous discernment meeting. If you have a question about a specific research idea, including a request for feedback on a grant proposal, please schedule a meeting in the following section, "Research idea discussion and proposal feedback." To schedule a 60-minute meeting, you might need to make two 30-minute meetings back-to-back.

  • Kathleen Schuler: bio / link to scheduler
    Advising hours: Will resume August 2019

  • Jenny Claire Smith: bio 
    Appointment hours: Click here to schedule an appointment 
    Drop-In hours: Fridays, 12:30-4:30, Duncan Student Center cafe (when classes are in session)
    (Any items for which you wish to receive feedback must be emailed to jsmith82@nd.edu at least 24 hours in advance). 

  • Elise Rudt: bio / link to scheduler
    Advising hours: See link to scheduler

  • James Cotton: bio / link to scheduler (coming soon)
    Advising hours: See link to scheduler

Research idea discussion and proposal feedback (30 or 45 minutes)

We can discuss grant proposals, ways to become involved in undergraduate research, and ideas for independent research projects. 

  • Jenny Claire Smith: bio 
    Appointment hours: Click here to schedule an appointment
    Drop-In hours: Fridays, 12:30-4:30, Duncan Student Center cafe (when classes are in session)
    (Any items for which you wish to receive feedback must be emailed to jsmith82@nd.edu at least 24 hours in advance).

  • James Cotton: bio / link to scheduler (coming soon)
    Advising hours: See link to scheduler

Sorin Scholars advising (30 or 60 minutes)

Schedule an appointment below with the Sorin Scholars program manager. (For current or prospective Sorin Scholars only.) To schedule a 60-minute meeting, you might need to make two 30-minute meetings back-to-back.