With its golden-domed cupola, the Wilbur Cross building is the iconic University facility. All the services students need - including financial aid, housing, and the registrar - can be found in this former library, one of 47 original UConn buildings listed on the National Registry of Historic Places.
The picturesque rolling peaks of Horsebarn Hill are the centerpiece of UConn's founding department, the College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources. You can't beat the view, and the nearby floriculture greenhouses, animal barns, and famed Dairy Bar are worth a visit.
Collections of original source materials for research, primarily in the humanities and social sciences, comprise the foundation upon which the Thomas J. Dodd Research Center is built. It is home to the University Libraries Archives and Special Collections, the Center for Judaic Studies and Contemporary Jewish Life, and the Human Rights Institute.
The Student Union is one of the hubs of student activity on campus. Grab a bite to eat at the food court, Chuck & Augie's restaurant, or The Blue Cow ice cream shop. Take in a flick or performance at the SU Theater. Hit the books in a study lounge, or play games in the game room. UConn's cultural centers and some of our 600+ student clubs and organizations are based here, too.
UConn Genetics and Genome Sciences professor Stormy Chamberlain is unafraid to let her research subjects have names and faces — and families. In fact, she invites them all into her lab to meet her team of students and watch them research Angelman syndrome. See more.
Instagram: Year in Review
From our first-ever class photo to a history-making 11th women’s basketball championship, 2015-2016 has been another amazing year. See UConn through our students’ eyes (and camera phones) in this Instagram review. Watch video.
Puppets take the Pops.
Students from UConn’s world renowned Puppet Arts Program created original works and built 40 puppets to perform with the Boston Pops Orchestra, featuring a puppet of legendary conductor Arthur Fielder. See more.
Designing 3D prosthetics.
UConn student Stephen Hawes used an IDEA grant to design a low-cost customizable prosthetic hand, using 3-D printing and open source software. Read more.