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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. Jun 9 Husky to Hire: The Interview (Pre-Recorded)7:00pm
  2. Jun 16 RMME Fall 2023 Application Deadline!12:00am
  3. Jun 21 Husky to Hire: Applying for Internships and Co-ops (Pre-Recorded)7:00pm
  4. Sep 4 Resume Lab-Business Career Development Office1:00pm
  5. Sep 11 Resume Lab-Business Career Development Office1:00pm


Virtual Green Days Panel, University of Iceland

This panel will showcase work being done in US cities by three graduates of UConn’s Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering at the intellectual frontier of Sustainable Transportation.  Featured speakers are Anaka Maher, Solutions Engineer at Optibus;  Steven Luglio, Transportation Engineer at Sam Schwartz;  and Lauren Romeo, Transportation Engineer at Arup.  All three speakers participated […]

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CLAS Scholarships

The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences offers an array of need-based and merit-based undergraduate student scholarships and graduate student fellowships. There is one standard application for most scholarships and the application will close on Sunday, February 26th. Students can find more information about available scholarships and fellowships and apply by visiting For more […]

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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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