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.​ Faculty have up to two weeks after the direct funding deadline to approve an application or it will be cancelled. 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.

NOTE: Be sure to to complete your I-9 form with MIT, if you have not done so already, before you begin work for a paid UROP.  Everyone working in the U.S., regardless of their citizenship, must complete this federal form on or before their first day of work. See the I-9 form section of the Human Resources website for complete information.  

2019-2020 Deadlines

Fall 2019

  • UROP Direct Funding: Thursday, September 19, 2019
  • Supervisor/Sponsored Research Funding: Thursday, October 24, 2019
  • Credit and Volunteer Thursday, October 24, 2019.  To receive credit, you MUST ALSO REGISTER your credit with the Registrar's Office via Add form no later than Drop Date, Wednesday, November 20, 2019.

Fall 2019 pay period: Tuesday, September 3, 2019 - Sunday, January 5, 2020

IAP 2020

  • Supervisor/Sponsored Research Funding: Thursday, January 16, 2020
  • Credit and Volunteer: Thursday, January 16, 2020. 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, January 31, 2020
  • Note: UROP Direct Funding is NOT available during IAP

IAP 2019 pay period: Monday, January 6, 2020 - Sunday, February 2, 2020

Spring 2020

  • UROP Direct Funding: Thursday, February 13, 2020
  • Supervisor/Sponsored Research Funding: Thursday, March 12, 2020
  • Credit and Volunteer: Thursday, March 12, 2020.  To receive credit, you MUST ALSO REGISTER your credit with the Registrar's Office via Add form no later than Drop Date, Tuesday, April 21, 2020

Spring 2019 pay period: Monday, February 3, 2020 - Sunday, May 31, 2020

Summer 2020

  • UROP Direct Funding: Thursday, April 16, 2020
  • Supervisor/Sponsored Research Funding: Thursday, June 18, 2020
  • Credit and Volunteer: Thursday, June 18, 2020. 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 1, 2020 - Monday, September 7, 2020

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