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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. Mar 30 Green Careers Panel5:30pm
  2. Mar 31 Farm Friday at Spring Valley Student Farm4:00pm
  3. Apr 7 Farm Friday at Spring Valley Student Farm4:00pm
  4. Apr 14 Farm Friday at Spring Valley Student Farm4:00pm
  5. Apr 21 Farm Friday at Spring Valley Student Farm4:00pm


UCS Scholarship Deadline March 23rd, 2023

We are pleased to announce that we will start accepting applications for UCS’ Bastow and Binnie Scholarship starting today.  We encourage all UCS majors who plan to continue their studies as a full-time undergraduate in academic year 2023/2024 to apply for the Bastow and Binnie Scholarship. This is open to our majors on any campus. […]

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WISH-Fest 2023

Waterbury’s Innovation, Sustainability, and Health (W.I.S.H) conference is on Tuesday, April 18th, from 9 am to 1 pm. Attendees can learn about emotional, physical, and brain health through a variety of events.  

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Prof. Shane Epting’s Book Tour

Please join us for Professor Shane Epting’s “Urban Enlightenment: Multi-stakeholder Engagement and the City” event being held on March 27, 2023, ­­­­from 4 pm to 6 pm. The event will be held at the Humanities Institute Conference Room located at the Homer Babbidge Library (Four South) in Storrs. Individuals may also register to attend remotely. […]

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