Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP)

Students must still complete the ending requirements but we understand that projects may take unforeseen turns.  Here's a link to options: https://ugresearch.umn.edu/covid-19   It's up to the student and mentor to find the best option for the student and their project.  

Students may also deposit UROP project reports to the University Digial Conservancy,  This counts as a presentation, a requirement for UROP project, it will publicize work, make it findable through Google and provide a secure backup with a persistent URL.  

How to make this work:

  1. Go to the University Digital Conservancy (UDC): z.umn.edu/umdudc

  2. Click on the gold “Upload to the UDC” button and log in with your UMD credentials

  3. Select a collection: “University of Minnesota Duluth>UMD Undergraduate Research Opportunities (UROP)> UMD Undergraduate Research Opportunities (UROP)”

  4. Follow the prompts and fill in the form, selecting “Next” to move to the next page when needed

  • For Type, choose “Presentation”

  • Read the Terms of Deposit before submitting

  • Click “Complete” when done and your work will be submitted!

  • If you have any questions specific to the digital conservancy please contact Laura Vavrosky ([email protected])    

The University of Minnesota's Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP) offers financial awards to full-time undergraduates for research, scholarly, or creative projects undertaken in partnership with a faculty member. 


Next date February 22, 2021 for 2021 summer and fall projects.  There will be an additional deadline for 2021 fall projects on June 28, 2021. 

Program Description

Contact and College Information  - Find a mentor

Student Application  (open now for February 22, 2021 deadline)

Award Information

Students Completion Requirements

UROP Presentation Opportunities

For Mentors

Additional presentation funding request form