Creating and Editing Projects in eProjects

HUA, MQP, and IQP projects can be created and edited by faculty and staff within eProjects. Details and entry requirements vary by project type.

Requirements

  • Login to eProjects 2.0 (see Actions for link)
  • WPI username and password
  • Project Advisor or Editor role
    • Faculty receive Advisor role by default
    • Project Advisors can only edit or delete their own Project Opportunities
    • Editor or Advisor roles may be requested using the Request Help button
  • Required fields are marked with a red * within eProjects

Create or Edit Project

  1. Login to eProjects; click Menu icon in upper right
  2. Click Advisor
    • To create a new project choose Add Project
    • To edit an existing project choose My Projects, then select the project and click the Edit tab
  3. Complete the project opportunity form, consisting of the three sections explained below. A red * within eProjects indicates required fields.
  4. Click Save in lower left

Description

The Description tab contains the following:

  • Type
  • Title
  • Description and Abstract: rich text fields; first paragraph of Description is default Abstract
  • Image: multiple images can be added; alternative text is required

Additional Project Details 1

The Additional Project Details 1 section generally contains the fields below. Some fields may vary due to the type of project.

  • Area of Study: multiple selections allowed
  • Work Location
  • Student Qualifications: multiple selections allowed; can be marked as Required or Preferred
  • U.S. Citizen Requirement
  • Advisor: multiple entries allowed; can be marked as Advisor or Co-Advisor
  • Team Size: can enter minimum and maximum number of students
  • Project Continuation: select to indicate the project is part of a larger program

Additional Project Details 2

The Additional Project Details 2 section generally contains the fields below. Some fields may vary due to the type of project.

  • Project Status
  • Academic Year
  • Terms
  • Academic Department
  • Sponsors
  • URL: Link to the project web site
  • CRN: Course Registration Number assigned by the Registrar...does this apply to all projects?

Advertise Project

The Project status (Advertising, Draft, Active, Registered, Finalized) appears in the upper right when viewing a project. Advertising projects appear in the search hub. Projects in Draft can only be viewed or searched by Advisors and Co-Advisors.

Project Advisors can advertise projects by:

  1. In the project, click the Edit tab.
  2. In Additional Project Details 2 for Status choose Advertising.
  3. Terms: Recurring projects can be advertised by selecting multiple academic terms
  4. Click Save in lower left.
WPI Info
What is your Affiliation with WPI?

Include details such as which device(s), your location (on or off campus), how long the issue has been ocurring.