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.
Over 3,000 students from the class of 2019 began the semester on the Great Lawn for their official class photo. Watch the video
BioBlitz: A race against time.
UConn scientists and the public tallied nearly 1,200 species during a 24-hour survey of biodiversity on and around the Storrs campus. Read more.
Using tiny pumps to extract nectar.
UConn biologists and an expert on fluid mechanics joined forces to prove that a hummingbird's tongue acts as a pump. See more.
Power of good.
UConn alum Peter Werth III ’80 (CLAS) brings hope and resources to an impoverished, remote region of Nepal through Himalaya Currents, the nonprofit he founded to support sustainable energy and water projects. Read more.