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Visiting Campus

Students socializing outside in a park at UConn Stamford

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.

Virtual Information Sessions

Application Tips and Tricks Virtual Session for Prospective Students
Learn more about UConn Stamford’s admission requirements and application instructions during this 30-minute virtual information session. From dates and deadlines to tips and tricks, tune in live as a member of our Admissions team shares what it takes to become a Husky.

Virtual Information Session about UConn Stamford!
Congratulations – you’re #UConnBound or maybe you just want to learn more about UConn! Join us for a 30-minute presentation to learn more about our academic programs, co-curricular offerings, and your new campus community. A member of UConn Stamford’s Admissions team will be available during this live session to answer any specific questions you may have.

Stamford Student Video Chat

Connect with a current student for a 15-minute, one-on-one video chat to learn more about life as a UConn Husky. Be sure to bring any questions you may have about becoming #UConnBound!

Frequently Asked Questions

Campus Tours

Your UConn Stamford adventure begins at our Welcome Center! We offer student-led campus tours for students and their families. Campus tours are offered year-round and are available on select days between Monday and Saturday. On the Campus Tour, students and their families will also have an opportunity to visit our Residential Hall. Please plan to be with us for 90 minutes. You campus tour will also include an Information Session with one of our Admissions Team Members. We are looking forward to seeing you on campus soon!

Digital Media and Design Tours

We are excited to offer tours of our UConn Stamford Digital Media and Design space. Come before our Tuesday Night Campus Tour at 5 p.m., to learn more about the program and it’s concentrations. You'll also have a chance to visit it’s unique space, which includes a film studio, social media command center, and a state of the art Mac Lab.

Enriching your UConn Experience

Learn how you can enrich your experience at UConn Stamford. Engage in the Honors Program, a community of scholars who explore, create, and lead. Secure support for research and creative projects from the Office of Undergraduate Research. Apply for prestigious awards with the Office of National Scholarships & Fellowships. Pursue a project and plan of study of your own design with the University Scholar Program. Prepare for professional school with Pre-Medical/Dental or Pre-Law advising. Enrichment Programs can help enhance your experience and elevate your studies.

Please Note: The Honors and Enrichment Session will conclude before the Campus and Residential Hall Tour Program. If you wish to participate in both this session and the Campus Tour Program, please register for both separately. The UConn Stamford Admissions Office strives to provide the best experience for our students and families. If you have any questions or need help registering, please call us at 203-251-8541.

You & UConn

You & UConn Session: Are you looking to find out how UConn Stamford is a good fit for you? If you have never visited our campus then these sessions are for you! You will have the opportunity to meet with our Admissions’ Specialist and discuss your UConn plan!

You & UConn Transfer Appointment: Do you have specific questions about transferring to UConn Stamford? We are here to help! Sign up for a 30 minute virtual Transfer Appointment with a knowledgeable Transfer Counselor. During this session we can ensure all of your questions will be answered!

Sign up for your ‘You & UConn’ Session today!

UConn Tour Tips

  1. Bring your questions so either the Tour Guides or the Admissions Staff can answer them for you.
  2. Avoid High School vacation days as they are usually busy and fill up quick.
  3. Check for weather announcements at alert.uconn.edu in the event of inclement weather. If UConn delays or is closed, tours will be cancelled.
  4. Check out our UConn Stamford and UConn websites!
  5. Plan to make other visits to UConn Stamford besides the tour in order to get a feel for what it really means to be a husky.
  6. Bring a family member or two, this will allow more questions to be asked – your guests might think of questions that never crossed your mind but are important.
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Special Guest Tours

This tour is the perfect fit for a current Staff or Faculty member that would like to schedule a tour for a guest(s) or a School Counselor or Staff member that would like to visit UConn Stamford and our Residential Hall. Check out the video of our Residential Hall. We are looking forward to seeing you on campus soon!

Natalia Smirnova

Faculty Spotlight

Natalia Smirnova - Assistant Professor in Residence

What about teaching at UConn Stamford do you enjoy?
I love teaching at UConn Stamford because it is a growing campus which has a lot of energy. Students are willing to learn and are curious about the world around them.

What are your current interests within your field?
I am concentrating on learning new pedagogical approaches to make my classes engaging, interactive, and interesting. I would love to inspire all my Introductory Economics students to become Economics majors and pursue economics as their career.

How would you describe the UConn Stamford student body?
The UConn Stamford student body is diverse in many respects. The students are energetic and curious.

What is one academic resource you urge your students to reach out to for help?
The Center for Career Development

Which event on campus do you look forward to every semester?
The Fall and Spring Open Houses because I meet new families and new prospective students. It is fun to see them at an Open House and then again when they choose UConn Stamford and appear in your class.