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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

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Announcement of new department home for UCS

Beginning July 1st, the Urban and Community Studies will become part of a new Department of Geography, Sustainability, Community and Urban Studies. You may have seen last week’s article in the Daily Campus about our UCS Program: Over the last three years, our program, the Department of Geography, and the Environmental Studies Program have […]

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UCS Fall 2024 Schedule

Below is the UCS Fall 2024 course schedule. Please remember that course information may periodically change. We will update the schedule on our website and send out emails or weekly newsletter announcements when significant changes occur. If you have not already made an appointment to meet with your UCS advisor, please do so as soon […]

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Call for Papers: CT Ethnic Studies Symposium

The Connecticut Ethnic Studies Symposium celebrates undergraduate research in ethnic studies and race and diaspora studies. They are looking for students to present their ethnic studies research and participate in dialogue with students from other institutions. The symposium will be held on Friday, April 5th from 11 am to 6 pm in the Wilbur Cross […]

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East Hampton Job Opening – Planning & Zoning

The Town of East Hampton, CT is looking for its next Town Planner! Job opening information can be found at: Full description can be found at: Please note: Employment opportunities are being provided for informational purposes only. Anyone interested in applying for one of these positions is responsible for verifying all related information. The Urban […]

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