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.
The UConn Skydiving Club lands on the Great Lawn of the UConn Storrs campus after jumping from 9,000 feet in the air. This was the first-ever demonstration jump on campus by the Skydiving Club and was part of Spring Weekend. 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.
From sea to table.
UConn ecology and evolutionary biology professor Charles Yarish’s numerous seaweed farms soak up nitrogen in polluted waters, and then this virtuous vegetable is harvested for its flavor, vitamins, and nutrients. See more.
Learning, around the world.
UConn students can expand their horizons by taking part in one of 250+ Education Abroad opportunities in 60 countries. Learn more