Campus Tour Guides
Meet our student tour guides! We offer student-led campus tours for prospective students and their families. Campus tours are offered year-round and are available on select days between Monday and Saturday. A walking tour of the campus usually lasts about 30 minutes. We are looking forward to seeing you on campus soon!
Meet Our Tour Guides
Name: Hadia Ahmad
Year: Freshman, Class of 2023
Hometown: Ansonia, CT
Why I chose UConn Stamford: I chose to attend UConn Stamford due to its location in a bustling city environment with so much to do. UConn Stamford is also close to various internship and job opportunities. My major is political science. After obtaining my Bachelor's Degree, I plan to attend law school in order to pursue a career in the legal field. The best class that I've taken so far is English. English allows me to express myself as a writer and improve my writing skills.
Name: Carly Brennan
Hometown: Newtown, CT
Major: Business Administration
I chose to come to UConn Stamford for the smaller class sizes and the opportunities it opens up to me as a business major.
Name: Aileen Bautista
Hometown: Fairfield, CT
I chose UConn Stamford because it’s close to home and I like small sized classes.
Name: Angie Guzman
Hometown: Norwalk, CT
Why I chose UConn: I chose UConn because of its class sizes and because it is close to home. I’ve always wanted to be a husky.
I look forward to making new friends. As well as join many clubs and attending Sports games at the Storrs campus.
Advice for incoming students: have an open mind when going into college. Don’t be afraid to ask teachers for help. Make sure you stay involved in the school activities and most importantly enjoy your time in college.
Name: Dina Haralabidis
Hometown: Norwalk, CT
I chose UConn Stamford because it offers a range of opportunities, from its location to the academic programs, and has many clubs I can be involved in.
Name: Olivia Kennedy
Hometown: Trumbull, CT
Major: Allied Health Sciences/Pre-PA
I chose to come to UConn Stamford for many reasons. I am excited about all the Internships and Education Abroad opportunities. Also, being in a smaller environment helps me recieve a lot more help than I would get in a bigger class environment.
Name: Karen Lopez
Hometown: Greenwich, CT
Why did you choose UConn Stamford?: I chose UConn Stamford because of its small class sizes, clubs, and internship opportunities.
A piece of advice I have for incoming students would be for them to become involved on campus not only to meet others but to gain new experiences.
Name: Mackenzie Pittman
Hometown: Hamden, CT
Major: Special Education
Why I chose UConn Stamford: UConn Stamford was an affordable option for my family. It’s a university where I can complete my major and have a career right when I graduate from school.
What I look forward to during the school year: I look forward to gaining independence by living in the Res Halls and by meeting new friends in classes and around campus.
Advice for Incoming Students: My advice to incoming students would be to learn how to balance your school work by practicing time management.
Name: Sana Rana
Hometown: Milford, CT
I chose to come to UConn Stamford because of its location in the city and I am able to commute from home!
Name: Rashana Weerasinghe
Why I chose UConn Stamford: I decided on UConn because its offerings of small class sizes, internship opportunities. and individualized learning, all aligned with the criteria that was important to me in a college.