Overview of Campus

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Our Mission

In the heart of our state’s capital region, UConn Hartford gives undergraduate and graduate students from all backgrounds the opportunity to begin, continue, or complete their education in a small college environment while still providing access to the resources and faculty of a world-class research university. Our programs incorporate experiential learning engaged with and informed by the many cultural, political, social, and economic institutions of the surrounding metropolitan area. With a high priority on community outreach and service, we are home to the School of Social Work, Department of Public Policy, Urban and Community Studies Program, Cooperative Extension System, and the Connecticut State Historian. UConn Hartford strives to fully develop the inherent excellence of every student and challenge each to generate positive change in our communities, state, nation, and world.

Seize Greater Opportunity

UConn Hartford’s diverse student body reflects its metropolitan surroundings, and its location provides students with many opportunities to learn and grow. The Hartford campus serves as a model of community engagement and success for urban schools.

Make the most of ongoing partnerships with businesses and government and neighborhood organizations. Enjoy the exibility of balancing family, work, and other personal commitments while receiving a high-quality UConn education.