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The Urban and Community Studies Major …

at the University of Connecticut is an interdisciplinary degree program in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, with a focus on educating citizens on the dimensions of urban and community life and preparing students for careers in public and community service.

Contact Information

Urban and Community Studies
University of Connecticut
10 Prospect Street
Hartford, CT 06103-2814
For general inquiries please email

Phone: (959)200-3771

Fax: (860)246-0344

For office hours and advising information, please visit our Advising by Campus page.


Upcoming Events

  1. Aug 18 Leadership Certificate Series Registration12:00am
  2. Aug 18 Touch tank and clean beaches outreach event10:00am
  3. Aug 18 Husky To Hire: The Internship And Co-op Search3:00pm
  4. Aug 18 CVs for Academic And Industry Jobs7:00pm
  5. Aug 19 Leadership Certificate Series Registration12:00am


Internship Opportunity – Hartford District Office of John B. Larson

The Hartford district office of Congressman John B. Larson are searching for interns for the upcoming semester who are eager to get involved in politics. Interns will learn the ins and outs of the functionality of a congressional office, conduct research related to district related issues and help with constituent casework and staff district events. […]

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Job Opportunity – Senior Planner at Office of Transit in RI

The Rhode Island DOT’s Office of Transit is hiring a senior planner. This position includes working with MBTA commuter rail, Amtrak, and RIPTA bus in Rhode Island. For more information and to apply, visit the Rhode Island State website. Disclaimer Please note: Job and internship postings are being provided for informational purposes only. Anyone interested […]

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POLS 3240E now being offered Virtually in Summer Session 2

There has been an addition to the summer course offerings. POLS 3240E, Environment and Climate Justice will be offered during Summer Session II via Distance Learning. This course will be virtual and asynchronous.  This course meets a Supporting requirement in the UCS major. If you have any questions, please contact your UCS faculty advisor.

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Summer Job Opportunity – Intern at Freedom School Project

Children’s Defense Fund Freedom School is looking for young adults who are interested in education and would like to be in the classroom this summer. They will be hiring Servant Leader Interns at three sites this summer in Hartford’s North End neighborhood. This position is for a period of six weeks, from June 27th to August […]

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