Spring 2021


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, by phone at 617-253-7306.

  • UROP Direct Funding: Thursday, February 11, 2021.
    • Extended Direct Funding: Tuesday, February 23, 2021 - only students who have not already had their ELO guarantee met are eligible for the extended deadline.
  • Supervisor/Sponsored Research Funding: March 18, 2021.
  • Credit and Volunteer: March 18, 2021.  To receive credit, you MUST ALSO REGISTER your credit with the Registrar's Office via Add form no later than Drop Date, Tuesday, April 29, 2021.

Spring 2021 pay period: Monday, February 8, 2021 - Sunday, May 30, 2021.  Note: however, that graduating seniors must end spring UROPs before Commencement.

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