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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. May 17 Husky To Hire: The Résumé (Pre-Recorded)3:00pm
  2. May 20 Husky To Hire: The Cover Letter (Pre-Recorded)7:00pm
  3. May 24 Husky to Hire: The Job Search (Pre-Recorded)12:00pm
  4. May 26 Husky To Hire: The Interview3:00pm
  5. May 31 Leon Bradley Scholarship Program Deadline12:00am


Community Engagement & Policy Internship – Hartford City Council

The offices of Councilwoman Tiana Hercules and Councilman Josh Michtom seek to work with student interns to develop or improve policy through direct community engagement and research. This internship will allow student interns to gain experience with public policy and community engagement. The position will combine research with community engagement by choosing a relevant policy […]

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Job Opportunity – Junior Transport. Planner

Nelson\Nygaard Consulting Associates is seeking a motivated, inquisitive, and organized junior transportation planner for its Boston office to support the firm’s nationally recognized work in planning for more equitable and livable communities. A strong interest in and some understanding of multimodal and active transportation planning or policy is a must. The junior transportation planners focus […]

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Graduate Student Fellowship Opportunity – Wood/Raith Living Trust

The Wood/Raith Living Trust Summer Fellowship is now accepting applications, open to graduate students only. In an effort to support UCONN graduate students’ research efforts in gender-related activities, they invite graduate students, across all fields of study at UConn, to apply for summer research fellowships. For 2022, the Wood/Raith Living Trust will award 12 graduate […]

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