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Visiting Campus

Stamford campus at night

UConn Stamford is a modern facility with small classrooms, distance learning opportunities, up-to-date science labs, art gallery, Library Learning Commons, ELC (Experimental Learning Collaborative), Fitness Center, and Sports Club.

The Stamford campus is located at the heart of downtown Stamford. Stamford was voted #1 city in Connecticut, with exciting shops, restaurants, theaters, and movies. It has easy access from I95, Merritt Parkway, and the train station with a free shuttle to campus from the station Monday through Thursday. For more information about visiting Stamford, check out the Downtown Special Services District website as well as the “Visitors” website from the City of Stamford.

Campus Tours

Your UConn Stamford adventure begins at our Welcome Center. 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.  Our new Residential Hall is not a stop on the Campus Tour, due to the building being a living and learning community for our current students.   We will offer Residential Hall tours at our Fall Open House on Saturday, October 27th.  Check out the video of our Residential Hall.  We are looking forward to seeing you on campus soon!

Specialty Sessions: All specialty sessions will be offered before the campus tour. You can sign up for our specialty sessions using the Register Now button above. By signing up for the campus tour you will automatically be signed up for the specialty session offered that day at the start of the Campus Tour. If you have any questions, please feel free to call us at 203-251-8541 or send us an email at

Computer Science - Are you interested in majoring in Computer Science? Phillip Bradford, Professor in the School of Engineering, will be speaking to students about the benefits of majoring in Computer Science in a city like Stamford! Come learn more about this high demand field on Monday October 8th at 1pm!
The FAFSA - Do you have questions about the FAFSA application? Come get answers from a seasoned Financial Aid Officer on Thursday, November 1st at 12pm!
Chemistry and Biology – Come meet Chemistry, Biology and Physics faculty members at UConn Stamford, in their natural environments! You will have the opportunity to see all the science labs UConn Stamford has to offer on Monday, November 12th at 2pm.

Residential Hall Tour: Interested in living on campus at UConn Stamford? Were you unable to attend the Fall Open House? The Admissions Office will be offering a tour of the Residential Hall on Tuesday, December 4th at 6:00pm. We will be showing our Prospective Students and their families, the game room, study lounges and an actual apartment. We hope to see you on Tuesday, December 4th from 6:00-8:00pm.

Look Out For More Information Coming Soon

  • Spring Open House, Saturday, April 6th from 9:00AM-1:30PM
  • Students Leading Students Shadow Day Program starting in February!

Skype UConn Tours

If you are a prospective International or Out-of-State student who wants to know what it is like to live and learn at UConn Stamford, then this tour is right for you. The tour will take place over Skype. On the tour you have the opportunity to talk to our Admissions Officer and be taken on a virtual tour of the campus which will highlight our campus facilities and academic programs. If you are interested in setting up a Skype session with our Admissions team, please email to schedule a time.

UConn Tour Tips

  • Reserve a Weekday Tour when classes are in session to get the best sense of what it will be like as a future husky.
  • Bring a list of questions for our trained admissions team to answer.
  • Ask your student tour guide about their personal experiences with life on campus.
  • Take notes on the resources available.
  • Combine a tour with a visit to any of the amazing restaurants and/or events in Downtown Stamford!
3 UConn Students

Group Visits

UConn Stamford provides High School Group Tours to college ready High School students who are interested in seeing if our school is the right fit for them. We provide a tour of the full campus building led by student leaders to show students what it means to be a husky.

We offer Group Visits for groups with 10 or more students, during the academic year from September to April on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday.

While on campus, groups can participate in one of the sessions below. If your group has a preference, please indicate this on the Additional Comments section of the “Register Now” Form.

  1. Major Game - Learn about the many majors and schools the University of Connecticut has to offer.
  2. Trivia - Test your knowledge on what you learned on our campus tour about UConn Stamford or College Life.
  3. Student Leader Panel - Ask UConn Stamford students anything you have always wanted to know about UConn Stamford or College Life.
  4. Admissions Information Session - Learn about UConn as a whole and what makes UConn Stamford unique. During this session students will also learn some fast facts about the Admissions Process and tips to applying.
  5. Lunch on Campus - UConn Stamford has partnered with Pieology in Stamford, CT which is owned by two UConn Graduates. Pieology can provide groups visiting UConn Stamford pizza for $6.00 per person.

Bus parking is located on Franklin St. between the UConn campus building and the Whitey Heist Park.

Jocelyn Barriga

Featured UConn Stamford Student - Jocelyn Barriga

Why did you choose UConn Stamford?
I choose UConn Stamford because getting to interact with your professors is a lot easier and the classes are smaller which will help me adjust to the college life. Also, UConn has a really great school of business for a very affordable tuition.

What is your favorite class at UConn?
My favorite class is math because I work better with numbers. The professor is also very helpful and willing to answer any questions asked.

What is your favorite restaurant in Stamford?
My favorite restaurant in Stamford is Buffalo Wild Wings. It’s the best place to eat wings and watch live sports games. Students also get a discount which is great.

What is your career goal?
My goal is to work in the Finance department at an Investment Bank in New York.

What do you like to do for fun?
I like to go to the movies, go shopping at the Stamford Mall and hang out at the Mill River Park since they have a lot of fun events hosted there.

What is your Favorite ice cream?
My favorite ice cream is Husky Tracks from the Dairy Bar. It has everything I love combined.