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University of Connecticut

Storrs, CT
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Visiting and Contact Info

Visiting And Contact Information

2131 Hillside Road

Unit 3088

Storrs, CT 06268-3088

United States

Phone: 860-486-3137

Fax: 860-486-1476

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Admissions Office Contact Info
Admissions Office Contact:Meg Malmborg
Title:Executive Program Director
Admissions Office Address:Lodewick Visitors Center
115 North Eagleville Road Unit 3225
Storrs, CT 06269-3225
Admissions Office Phone:860-486-4900
Admissions Office Email:tours@uconn.edu

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Experience College Life
Most Popular Places on Campus:William Benton Museum of Art
UConn Dairy Bar
Puppetry Museum
Green Houses
Jorgensen Auditorium and Connecticut Repertory Theater
Storrs Center, Student Union Food Court, UConn Co-op, J. Robert Donnelly Husky Heritage Sports Museum, Nathan Hale Inn, Connecticut Archaeology Center.
Most Popular Places Off Campus:Caprilands Herb Farm
Connecticut State Museum of Natural History
State Museum of Art

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Campus Tours
Campus Visiting Center:Yes
     Hours:Monday-Friday, Saturday-Sunday
8am-6pm M-F, 10am-4pm Sat-Sun
Phone Number:860-486-4900
Campus Tours:Yes
     Appointment Required:Yes
     Tour Dates:Year-round
     Times:Varies
Average Length:2 hours
Contact Email Address to Sign-Up:tours@uconn.edu

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On Campus Interviews
On Campus Interviews:No
Information Sessions:Available
Times:during tour; appt. w/admissions counselor for ques

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Faculty and Coach Visits
Dates/Times Available:Year-round
Arrangements:Contact Athletic Department
Advance Notice:1 week

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Class Visits
Dates Available:Academic Year
Arrangements:Contact Admissions Office

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Overnight Dorm Stays
Overnight Dorm Stays:Not Available
Advance Notice:1 week
Arrangements:Contact Admissions Office

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Transportation
Types of Transportation Available to Campus:
Bradley International Airport in Windsor Locks, CT (north of Hartford) is approximately 40 miles from campus. Public transportation from the airport to campus is inconvenient and expensive; you must take a bus or taxi to Hartford, then another bus or taxi to Storrs via Willimantic. A rental car is a better alternative. Private limousine services include the Horizon Airport Shuttle (860-429-8002) and the Airport Shuttle (860-450- 2170). Call for rates and reservations.
 
Driving Instructions to Campus:
From the north and south, take I-91 to I-84 in Hartford. Take I-84 northeast to Exit 68, then take Connecticut Rte. 195 S. to Storrs and the campus. Turn right on North Eagleville Rd. and turn left onto North Hillside Rd. Park in the north parking garage (fee charged). Tours begin in the visitor's center on the corner of N. Eagleville and N. Hillside Roads. The admissions office is located 1 block past the parking garage on Hillside Road. From Boston, take I-84 southwest to Exit 70; then take Connecticut Rte. 32 S. to Connecticut Rte. 195; take Rte. 195 S. to Storrs. From Providence, take U.S. 44 W. to Rte. 195, then 195 S. to Storrs.
 
Local Accommodations: Near By:
On campus hotel services located at the Nathan Hale Inn (860-427-7888) or nathanhaleinn.com. Close to the campus (a mile and a half away) is Altnaveigh Inn (957 Storrs Rd.; 860-429-4490), a pleasant bed-and-breakfast that offers 6 rooms. Tolland Inn is about 7 miles from Storrs (see the Trinity College entry). If you prefer a standard motel, try the Best Western (Rtes. 195 and 6; 860-423-8451), 15 minutes from campus. Here you will find the usual amenities and, in addition, an adjacent shopping mall. Or consider the Quality Inn and Conference Center (51 Hartford Tpke., Vernon; 860-646-5700 or 1-800-228-5151), right off I-84 at Exits 63 and 64.
 
Local Accommodations: Far Away:
Enjoyhartford.com

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Visiting and Contact Info

  • Admissions Office Address:
     
  • Lodewick Visitors Center
    115 North Eagleville Road Unit 3225
    Storrs, CT 06269-3225
    Phone: 860-486-4900
    Email: tours@uconn.edu
  • Visiting Center:
    Yes
  • Campus Tours:
    Yes
  • On Campus Interviews:
    No
  • Overnight Dorm Stays:
    Not Available
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