Living on Campus

Living on Campus

Make yourself at home.

Residential Life

UConn has among the highest percentage of students living on campus of any public university in the nation, so your friends will always be around ' days, nights, and weekends. UConn housing offerings include residence halls, suites, and apartments, each with their own amenities. Enjoy cable TV, high-speed internet, volleyball courts, makerspaces, game rooms, study lounges ' you might never want to leave. In addition, 20 Living/Learning Communities and several Special Interest Housing options provide the opportunity to live with friends who share your interests, lifestyle, or commitment to a major.

At UConn Stamford, students can apply to live in apartment-style University housing located at the center of a vibrant city, steps from campus, internship opportunities, cultural experiences, and more. For more information, visit

Dining Services

You won't go hungry at UConn. Sample the unique atmosphere and menu at each of the eight certified-green dining halls and six cafés, or grab a bite at UConn's food trucks, restaurants, or Student Union food court. Delicious (and award-winning!) selections include sophisticated international cuisine, kosher and halal food stations, and vegetarian and gluten-free meals, as well as farm-to-table produce from the EcoHouse Living Learning Community and Spring Valley Student Farm.

UConn has been ranked No. 1 for gluten-free dining options by the National Association of College & University Food Services.

Here's the best part: students living on campus have unlimited access to the resident dining units during operating hours with any meal plan. That means you can grab a coffee at 7 a.m. and come back for your bagel at 8 ' it's okay by us. View online menus and meal plan options at

The UConn African Student Association presents a fashion and cultural show, "Road to Zion", in the Jorgensen Center for Performing Arts

Cultural Centers

Embrace your culture or learn more about others at our six Cultural Centers, which offer an atmosphere of support, guidance, and advocacy when needed ' and host some of the most popular (and fun!) student events on campus. The African American Cultural Center, Asian American Cultural Center, Puerto Rican/Latin American Cultural Center, Rainbow Center, and Women's Center celebrate our diversity and create a vibrant community.