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Undergraduate Research Opportunites Program (UROP)


Undergraduate Research Opportunites Program (UROP)

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Students must still complete the ending requirements but we understand that projects may take unforeseen turns.  Here's a link to options:   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):

  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 (    
    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 Monday October 19, 2020 for spring 2021 projects

    Program Description

    Contact and College Information  - Find a mentor

    Student Application

    Award Information

    Students Completion Requirements

    UROP Presentation Opportunities

    For Faculty Mentors

    Additional presentation funding request form