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  • UConn Rises to 18th

    UConn has achieved its highest-yet ranking among the nation’s top public universities, reaching No. 18 on this year’s U.S. News & World Report list and marking its seventh consecutive year in the Top 25. Read more.

  • Welcome to UConn Nation, Class of 2021!

    The Class of 2021 makes its debut, with over 3,000 freshmen posing for their class photo on the Great Lawn. See more about Welcome to UConn Nation, Class of 2021!

  • UConn Comes Home to Hartford

    UConn returns to its roots in Hartford and now brings 3,100+ students to downtown Hartford businesses, cultural destinations, and community organizations. Read more.

  • Finding Common Ground: Opera and Baseball

    The UConn baseball team and UConn's opera company spent some time on each other's turf this year and, in the cultural exchange, found much in common. See more about Finding Common Ground: Opera and Baseball


  • New Program Pairs Undergraduates with UConn Health Researchers

    Forty UConn undergraduates in the Health Research Program worked with scientists at UConn Health this summer to explore different fields of medical research.
  • UConn Stamford Opens Student Housing

    A new six-story building in Stamford that will house almost 300 students a year opens today, and its first residents will move in next week.
  • CT Transit Bus Service Expands to Storrs Campus

    The service will enable students, faculty, and staff to travel to UConn Hartford and Union Station, and make connections for UConn Health, other local and express buses, and soon – via commuter rail – to Bradley Airport.
  • Thermal Funkiness: Explaining the Unexpected

    After just one semester of college physics, undergraduate Connor Occhialini performed theoretical calculations that explain why scandium fluoride shrinks when it gets warm. His work has now been published in an elite physics journal.

Featured Events

  • Unfiltered explores water as a universal concern and which touches specifically on the themes of: the power of water and the changing landscape; water pollution and biology; water scarcity; climate change; the physical properties of water; and the Connecticut River.

  • Storrs Open House for Prospective Students

    Oct. 1, 2017, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. (Registrations opens at 8:00 a.m.)

    We invite you to visit campus and explore all that UConn has to offer. Open House is a day filled with exciting programs consisting of a variety of academic offerings, program presentations, and tours.

  • The Importance of Being Earnest

    Oct. 5-15, 2017 Harriet S. Jorgensen Theatre

    There is no wit quite like Wilde. In The Importance of Being Earnest, Oscar Wilde blends the absurdities of farce with the sharp critique of social satire, creating one of the most highly regarded comedies of all time.

  • Visiting Storrs


    Book a campus tour and make the Lodewick Visitors Center your first stop.

Strategic Initiatives

  • Next Generation Connecticut

    Expanding educational opportunities, research and innovation in the science, technology, engineering, and math disciplines at UConn.

  • Online Programs

    Extending the high academic standards and rich intellectual resources of UConn’s schools and colleges.

  • Economic Development

    Building on past strengths within the University and opening doors to new ones—product design and improvement, additive manufacturing, biosciences, cyber security and more.

  • Bioscience Connecticut

    Reinventing the Connecticut economy by harnessing the impressive research resources across our state.

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