UROP Deadlines


Students must submit online UROP applications to faculty supervisors for review no later than 5pm on the deadline dates listed below by term and proposal type.​ Students conducting UROPs for academic credit, must also be sure to register credit with the Registrar by the registration deadlines indicated for each term.

Any questions or concerns about meeting these deadlines, should be addressed with UROP staff, ASAP. We can be reached via email to urop@mit.edu, by phone at 617-253-7306, or in Room 7-104.

2018-2019 Deadlines

Fall 2018

  • UROP Direct Funding: Thursday, September 20, 2018
  • Supervisor/Sponsored Research Funding: Thursday, November 1, 2018
  • Credit and Volunteer Thursday, November 1, 2018.  To receive credit, you MUST ALSO REGISTER your credit with the Registrar's Office via Add form no later than Drop Date, Wednesday, November 21, 2018.

Fall 2018 pay period: Tuesday, September 4, 2018 - Sunday, January 6, 2019

IAP 2019

  • Supervisor/Sponsored Research Funding: Thursday, January 17, 2019
  • Credit and Volunteer: Thursday, January 17, 2019. To receive credit, you MUST ALSO REGISTER your credit with the Registrar's Office via Add form no later than the last day of IAP classes - Friday, February 1, 2019
  • Note: UROP Direct Funding is NOT available during IAP

IAP 2019 pay period: Monday, January 7, 2019 - Sunday, February 3, 2019

Spring 2019

  • UROP Direct Funding: Thursday, February 14, 2019
  • Supervisor/Sponsored Research Funding: Thursday, March 14, 2019
  • Credit and Volunteer: Thursday, March 14, 2019.  To receive credit, you MUST ALSO REGISTER your credit with the Registrar's Office via Add form no later than Drop Date, Thursday, April 25, 2019

Spring 2019 pay period: Monday, February 4, 2019 - Sunday, June 9, 2019

Summer 2019

  • UROP Direct Funding: Thursday, April 11, 2019
  • Supervisor/Sponsored Research Funding: Thursday, June 27, 2019
  • Credit and Volunteer: Thursday, June 27, 2019. To receive credit for summer UROPs, undergraduates must register for the summer session and pay applicable tuition. Please see the MIT Summer Session Catalog for details.

Summer 2019 pay period: Monday, June 3, 2019 - Monday, September 2, 2019