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During the months of September and October, FRI students have opportunities to learn about the areas of scientific research represented by our Research Streams, to meet some of the students in those streams, and to submit a Stream Sort form ranking their top five preferred research streams. 

QUESTIONS? Ask the Stream Sort Coordinator at fristreamsort@gmail.com.
Please include your EID.

Stream SORT Timeline 2018

Time Frame  Event
September 4, 2018

Come to the annual FRI Meet & Greet

All current FRI students will be invited to the annual FRI Meet & Greet.

September 11-19, 2018                                                                                                 

Attend an Information Session

FRI students who are not enrolled in an FRI UGS 303 course (SIAD or OAS) should attend one of four one-hour information sessions we provide.

All Information sessions will be held in NHB 1.720 Conference Room. 

  • Tuesday, September 11, 2018, 2-3pm

  • Thursday, September 13, 2018 10-11am

  • Monday, September 17, 2018 5-6pm

  • Wednesday, September 19, 2018 12-1pm


October 8-19, 2018

Explore the Research Streams

Read about the Research Streamswatch some Stream Videosand visit stream Open House Hours. You can ask questions, talk to other students, meet the Research Educators, and see the labs. 

September / October

Check Course Credits and Scheduling Issues

Once you identify several Research Streams that interest you, be sure to check the Course Credits Offered by the streams, and check that you can fit the stream meeting time in your planned schedule.

October 19 - 26, 2018

The Late Stream Sort form is now open.  

Fill out a Stream Form Here

Students are currently being sorted into streams but you can fill out a late form to apply for a research stream.  Fill out the Late Stream Sort Form with your top 5 choices.
October 27-29th, 2018

Get Sorted

Students are sorted into Research Streams based on student preference and research stream availability. We do our best to give students one of their top choices.

Early November

Get a Stream Assignment

Students who submitted a stream sort form by the deadline will be notified of their Stream assignments and the unique number of the course(s) associated with that Stream by November 5th. Please be patient as it takes time to notify all students.

If you have a course conflict with the stream you've been placed in, and you feel very strongly that you need to change streams, fill out the Stream Switch form (included with the late form). 

It may not be possible to accommodate all requests, but we will do our best.  Keep in mind that students will be sorted up until the first class day in January.  

Early November

Register for your Stream

Students register themselves for the stream they've been placed in, following the instructions in the stream assignment email.