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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. Feb 6 Husky to Hire: LinkedIn (Pre-Recorded)11:00am
  2. Mar 24 RMME Summer 2023 Application Deadline!12:00am
  3. Jun 16 RMME Fall 2023 Application Deadline!12:00am


Welcome to the Spring Semester

Welcome to our new Urban and Community Studies majors and minors. We are excited to have you join our program. Please reach out to the program or your UCS faculty advisor if you are in need of any assistance. You may also find helpful information on our website regarding degree requirements, course offerings, internship, […]

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UConn Connects Internship

UConn Connects is seeking undergraduate students to serve as UConn Connects Peer Mentors for the spring 2023 semester. UConn Connects Peer Mentors assist students in achieving their academic and personal goals. With over 30 years of supporting students’ success, UConn Connects is the University’s largest volunteer mentoring program offered by the Academic Achievement Center (AAC). […]

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Spring 2023 and Winter 2022 Course Flyer – Revised

The attached flyer has been updated. Any cell colored light blue has no seats as of November 15th. Any cell colored light yellow has limited seating. If you are interested in any of these courses, please confirm seat availability in Peoplesoft since students may drop the class. This is only a guide. If you have […]

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UCS Spring 2023 Course Flyer – updated 10.27.22

At the bottom of this page is the  revised UCS course flyer for Spring 2023.  Here are a few key changes since last weeks edition. Storrs HIST/URBN 2541, Urban History – a Core in the major –  was added to the schedule on Tuesday and Thursday in the afternoon. URBN 3998, Variable Topics course on […]

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