University of Connecticut

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University of Connecticut



In-state Tuition

$8,362 / year

Out-of-state Tuition

$21,562 / year

Room and Board

$8,266

Application deadline

February 1

Application fee

$70




Educational Resources

Libraries

Art/Design, Music and Dramatic Arts, and Pharmacy libraries. Dodd Research Center. Archives and special collections.

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 2,428,752 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 35,230 current serial subscriptions.
  • 2,602,491 microforms.
  • 64,638 Audio/Visual items.
  • 314,014 e-books.

Museums & Art

Art and natural history museums, national undersea research center, research and archive center, arboretum, information technology, materials science, and social inquiry institutes, electron microscope labs.

Computing

Requirements

  • Students are required to take a computer course.
  • Students are not required to own or lease a computer.

Campus Resources

  • 100 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • 193 Internet connections in Laboratories.

Student accommodations

  • Email accounts are available to all students.
  • Internet access is available to all students.
  • Student web-pages are permitted.
  • Online class registration is available.
  • 95% of college-owned hosting units are available for internet access.

Wireless Internet Hotspots

  • Wifi is available in some of the libraries (excluding computer labs), in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas

Services

Basic

nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, day care, health service, other

Remedial

other

Counseling

minority student, career, military, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, birth control, religious

Career

co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training, other

Campus Safety

24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Campus Life

Housing

Overview

  • The school offers housing for students.
  • 72% of students live in school housing.
  • The school will provide assistance for off-campus housing

Types of housing available

  • 6% of housing units are Singles.
  • 61% of housing units are Doubles.
  • 17% of housing units are Triples.
  • 14% of housing units are Apartments.
  • 2% of of housing units are some other type.
  • In total, there are 115 housing buildings.

Room Accessories

  • 87% of rooms are equipped with sprinkler systems.
  • 100% of rooms are equipped with fire alarms.
  • 95% are equipped with high-speed internet connections.

Extracurricular

  • 72% of students remain on campus over the weekends, on average.
  • Alcohol is permitted on campus.
  • Popular events on campus: Husky WOW (Week of Welcome), Major Concerts (Spring/Fall), Homecoming, Winter Weekend, Lipsync, Spring Weekend, Oozeball, Huskymania;
  • Student activities: choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, marching band, music ensembles, musical theater, opera, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, symphony orchestra, television station, yearbook
  • In total, there are about 334 organizations on campus.
  • Honor societies: Golden Key, Phi Kappa Phi, Alpha Lambda Delta, Lambda Theta Alpha, Mortar Board, National Society of Collegiate Scholars, Gamma Sigma Delta, Alpha Zeta, Sigma Alpha, Alpha Eta, Beta Gamma Sigma, Beta Alpha Psi, Pi Lambda Theta, Tau Beta Pi, Omega Chi Epsilon, Chi Epsilon, Eta Kappa Nu, Pi Tau Sigma, Alpha Sigma Lambda, Pi Kappa Lambda, Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Alpha Theta, Pi Mu Epsilon, Sigma Pi Sigma, Pi Sigma Alpha, Psi Chi, Sigma Theta Tau, Rho Chi, Pi Alpha Alpha, Upsilon Pi Epsilon.
  • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Adventist Campus Fellowship, All Students Bible Study, Alpha Omega Christian Club, Buddhist Association, Campus Crusade for Christ, Chinese Bible Study Group, Collegiate Fellowship, Faith Christian Fellowship, Impact Movement, International Christian Fellowship, Intervarsity Christian Fellowship, Jewish Student Association, Latter Day Saint Student Association, Lighthouse Scripture Study, Muslim Student Association, Orthodox Christian Fellowship, Pagan Organization for Diverse Spirituality, Redeemed Christian Church of God, Reformed University Fellowship, Tom's Leadership Council, Young Life.
  • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) African, Albanian, Asian, Bangladeshi, Black Student Association, Celtic American Cultural Society, Chinese, Filipino, German, Hellenic, Hillel, Hong Kong, Hispanic Professional Engineers, Hungarian, Indian, Iranian and other Middle Eastern, Irish, Israel Public Affairs Committee, Italian, Japanese, Jewish, Korean, Latino, National Society of Black Engineers, Native American, Vietnamese, French, Pakistani, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Taiwanese, Turkish groups.
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Academic, Band, Cultural, Drama, Greek Fraternities/Sororities, Performaning/Visual Arts, Theatre, Debating, Chess, Departmental, Political, Professional, Service, Sports, Hobby, Religious, Social Justice, Military, Media, Residence Hall Councils, and Special Interest Groups.
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) Daily Campus (daily)

Travel

  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Windsor Locks (40), Boston (75)
  • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): Hartford (25)
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): Storrs-Mansfield (on-campus) (0)
  • Public transportation serves the campus.
  • Not all students are permitted to have cars on campus.
  • 48% of students have a car on campus

Employment

  • School employment is available.
  • 48% of undergrads are employed with average earnings of 2,200
  • Freshman are not discouraged from working.

Greek Life

  • There are 15 fraternities
  • 10 fraternity houses
  • 8% of students are fraternity members
  • There are 11 sororities
  • 5 sorority houses
  • 7% of students are sorority members.

ROTC

  • Army ROTC: Offered on campus
  • Navy ROTC: Not offered
  • Airforce ROTC: Offered on campus
  • Additional Policies

    class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited, smoking prohibited

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