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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. Dec 8 Husky to Hire: Build Your Network5:00pm
  2. Dec 9 PSELC: Equity Based Decision Making9:00am
  3. Mar 24 RMME Summer 2023 Application Deadline!12:00am
  4. Jun 16 RMME Fall 2023 Application Deadline!12:00am


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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City Planner Position – Cranston, RI

The city of Cranston, Rhode Island is seeking a Senior City Planner. Those with a Bachelor’s degree and relevant professional experience may also apply. See full job description. Disclaimer Please note: Job and internship postings are being provided for informational purposes only. Anyone interested in applying for one of these positions is responsible for verifying […]

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