Apply to the Undergraduate Research Program

The Spring '21 URP application is now closed.

The Summer '21/Fall '21 URP application will be posted in February/March.

How do you apply?

Students will be emailed when the application opens and important deadlines. Students must complete the online application by the stated due date to be considered. Fall and Summer URP applications are available in February/March. Spring URP applications are available in October. Students can indicate on the application which URP faculty members they might be interested in working with as their faculty research sponsor – students should specify more than one URP faculty sponsor.  Review the research opportunities on the "Find Your Research" webpage.
  1. Meet the application eligibility requirements listed above.

  2. Visit the Find Your Research webpage to identify the research projects that interest you.

  3. Complete the URP application.

    The Spring '21 application is now closed. The Summer '21/Fall '21 URP application will be open in February/March.

  4. If approved to participate in the URP,  complete the online Research Approval Form.

    **You are required to upload the PI/Faculty confirmation email that you are conducting research with them to the form.



Applications must be completed for each semester you wish to conduct research - even if you are currently doing the URP and wish to continue into the following semester!

There are limited opportunities to participate in Spring 2021 URP.  Read your emails regarding URP, take action and be mindful of deadlines.

DEADLINES for Spring 2021*
Faculty specify their research project opportunities (see "Find Your Research" webpage)
Students apply for the URP program selecting from the list of approved Faculty sponsors (see "Find Your Research" webpage)
October 19-28
Students and faculty will be notified of approved URP Students for Spring 2021
November 16
Students will contact faculty regarding their interest in research and request an interview; Faculty interview and select the students for their research team(s)
November 17-December 3
All completed URP Approval Forms for Spring 2021 must be returned to the College of Science & Technology
December 3
*Dates are subject to adjustment  


Barbara Fles