Fall 2020


Students must submit online UROP applications to faculty supervisors for review no later than 11:59pm (EDT) on the deadline dates listed below.​ Faculty have additional time to approve, but applications will be cancelled if not approved in a timely fashion. 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 or by phone at 617-253-7306.

  • UROP Direct Funding (Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors): Tuesday, September 15, 2020
  • UROP Direct Funding Deadline (First-Years): Thursday, October 1, 2020. THE OCTOBER 1 DEADLINE IS ONLY FOR INCOMING FIRST-YEAR STUDENTS
  • Supervisor/Sponsored Research Funding: Thursday, October 22, 2020
  • Credit and Volunteer: Thursday, October 22, 2020. To receive credit, you MUST ALSO REGISTER your credit with the Registrar's Office via Add form no later than Drop Date, Wednesday, November 18, 2020.

Fall 2020 pay period: Tuesday, September 1, 2020 - Thursday, December 31, 2020

NOTE: Wellesley Students must also heed the cross-registration deadline for each term and follow the instructions that apply specifically for cross-registered students.