Resources

Academic Support and Resources for Students

 

Academic Achievement Center

Academic Achievement Center

The AAC provides academic process coaching in those areas necessary to produce academic excellence. Study approaches, assistance with the design of effective techniques for dealing with class notes, text reading, journal articles, and lab manuals comprise the core of process skills presented. All AAC offerings are free and available to UConn students by walk-in or appointment.

Center for Career Development

Center for Career Development

The Center’s mission is to assist students in gaining and applying knowledge and skills to make well-informed career decisions by advising them through the process of identifying a major, exploring career interests, and securing post-graduate opportunities.

For more industry specific advice, schedule an appointment with CAHNR’s Career Consultant Paul Gagnon

Center for Students with Disabilities

Center for Students with Disabilities

The Center seeks to accommodate students with documented disabilities to allow them equal access in their educational endeavors. Accommodations are designed to level the playing field for students with disabilities, while maintaining the integrity and standards of our academic programs. All services offered through the Center are kept strictly confidential.

Counseling and Mental Health Services

Counseling and Mental Health Services

CMHS is committed to helping students benefit from their college experience. One way students can do this is to talk to a mental health professional in a supportive atmosphere to aid self-understanding and the resolution of personal concerns. Although CMHS may work with students in crisis, their primary goal is to assist students with their concerns before they develop into more serious problems. They work to promote student’s emotional, relational, and personal development.

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Dean of Students Office

The primary function of the Dean of Students Office is to help students and their families get answers and solutions to tough college-life questions or problems. These questions may include life decisions, navigating the bureaucracy of a large institution, and/or learning self-advocacy. 

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Dean’s List Criteria

This site lists students who qualified for the Dean’s List for each college for the previous semester. The criteria used for compiling the Dean’s List is also listed, including reasons why a student’s name may not be included on the published list.

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GPA Calculator

Use this tool to calculate an unofficial GPA. Determine your semester GPA, or how to reach a desired cumulative GPA.

Learning Communities

Learning Communities

Learning Communities offer a fun way to learn about, and adjust to, life at UConn – a very large and complex community – within a smaller, close-knit community. They place you on a path to make the most out of your time at UConn, and they create a rich and integrated university experience that will inspire you to become a lifelong learner. Discover resources and opportunities available to you at UConn from the start.

The Major Experience

The Major Experience

The Major Experience (TME) is an all-inclusive program that unites the best major exploration resources and allows you the opportunity to learn about potential majors, careers, and (most importantly) yourself. TME Coaches can help you develop an action plan for career and major exploration. TME Mentors are current students from various majors at UConn who can tell you about their own experiences and what their program/major entails.

Quantitative Center

The Quantitative Center

The Q Center is a resource to elevate the proficiency of students taking quantitative intensive (Q) courses across the undergraduate curriculum. The Center provides direct assistance to students via peer tutoring, review sessions, and the creation of innovative learning tools.

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Registrar’s Office

The Registrar’s Office provides quality services to faculty and staff members of academic and administrative departments. On this site you may find information on classrooms, courses, exams, grades, permission numbers, registrar’s reports, wait lists, dates/deadlines, FERPA, on-line forms, and undergraduate catalog changes.

Suicide Prevention

Suicide Prevention Resources

The UConn Suicide Prevention Committee works all year planning events, sharing important information, training first responders, and engaging the campus to have discussions about suicide and suicide prevention.

UConn Connects

UConn Connects

The University created the UConn Connects Program to serve as an intervention program to help students be more successful academically. Students at the University may participate in the UConn Connects program on a semester by semester basis. Participating students are paired with a staff or peer facilitator who will guide them through the semester.

World Language Tutoring

World Language Tutoring

The Language and Cultural Center supports second language and culture for undergraduate and graduate students from their location in the Learning Commons on the level one of Homer Babbidge Library on the Storrs campus. The Department of Literatures, Cultures, and Languages offers tutoring by graduate students who are heritage speakers of their respective languages.

Writing Center

The Writing Center

The W Center exists to provide a free service to writers from all academic disciplines at all levels of proficiency. The Center is committed to helping students achieve their full potential by looking beyond each paper to the long-term development of the writer. The Center strives to be adaptive and suit each session to fit the writer’s individual needs.