Wellesley College Student UROP Deadlines


Wellesley College students must cross-register in advance before they are able to submit online UROP applications. Deadlines for both cross-registration and UROP application forms are provided below. 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.

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.  

For fall 2020, cross-registered Wellesley students may participate in faculty-funded, credit, or volunteer UROP opportunities that can be conducted remotely.  Research on the MIT campus will not be available to Wellesley students.  Note that students on leave from Wellesley are not eligible to participate in MIT UROP.  Details on Fall 2020 cross-registration and applcation deadlines will be available here by August 1, please check back.

Summer 2020

  • Cross-Registration@MIT Deadline: Friday, June 26, 2020
  • Supervisor/Sponsored Research Funding: July 9, 2020. Wellesley students are not eligible for UROP direct funding, so must receive funding support from faculty resources.
  • Credit and Volunteer: July 9, 2020. This summer we will offer UROPs for credit at no-cost to students. Note that this is a one-time-only tuition waiver and that students may not register for more than one UROP for 18 units over the summer.