University Of Connecticut

The University of Connecticut is the state's flagship institution of higher learning. Founded in 1881, the University of Connecticut has grown to include 10 Schools and Colleges at its main campus in Storrs, separate Schools of Law and Social Work in Hartford, five regional campuses throughout the state and Schools of Medicine and Dentistry at the UConn Health Center in Farmington.

UConn is a Land Grant and Sea Grant College and a Space Grant Consortium institution. The University spans 4,104 acres at its main campus and five regional campuses, and an additional 162 acres at the UConn Health Center in Farmington. The University of Connecticut is fully accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges.

Under the leadership of President Philip E. Austin, the University is undergoing an amazing transformation. UConn is renewing, rebuilding and enhancing its campuses through an unprecedented $2.3 billion, 20-year state investment in the University’s infrastructure. State-of-the-art facilities grace every campus.

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830 Bolton Road, Unit 1099
Phone: 860 486 3930
Fax: 860 486 3869

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Location and Getting there

Directions to UCONN School of Fine Arts Department of Art + Art History from Hartford, Boston, or New York City:

Take Interstate 84 to Exit 68 (Route 195 Mansfield/Tolland/UConn)

Go south on Route 195 for about seven miles (going past Route 32 and Route 44)

About one-half mile after Route 44 you will come to a traffic light on top of a hill at the entrance to UConn. Stay on Route 195 and go through three more lights.

You will see a pond on your right. Go straight through the light. Turn right onto Bollton Road at the next traffic light.

The Department of Art + Art History will be on your right. You may park on the street or in the parking lot behind the row of trees on the right, and use the front entrance which faces the Nafe Katter Theater.  

Department and information about the department

The Department of Art and Art History is committed to exploring and expanding the creative and productive potential that the visual arts hold in contemporary society. Through a shared commitment to creative, scholarly, and applied research, dedication to excellence in undergraduate, and sustained engagement in exhibition and community outreach programs, the Department is dedicated to creating an environment in which this investigation and its various critical applications can develop and prosper.  

Academic Staff and Description  

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News and Events  

Information For  Undergraduates

Undergraduate Courses:

Art History

Comm. Design

Information For  Postgraduates

Postgraduate Courses:

Art History

Studio Art  

Information For  International Students

More than 100 countries are represented in UConn’s international student population. Prospective international students should begin UConn application procedures one year before intended matriculation.  


Student Facilities

The Department of Art and Art History is equipped with a wide range of facilities, including painting and drawing studios; well-equipped darkrooms and digital imaging studios; a fully equipped printshop; wood, metal, and ceramics facilities; a digital video studio and editing stations; digital graphic design stations; and much more. As a result, students can pursue their art wherever their creativity may lead them.  

Student Support  

Student Life

The Department of Student Activities enriches the intellectual, ethical and social development of our students by engaging them in community involvement and leadership opportunities. We are committed to providing excellent programs and services that promote student self-governance, respect for diversity, civic responsibility and life-long learning.  


Residential Life plays a vital role in the success of the University of Connecticut and of its students by providing quality facilities, personnel, services, and programs which contribute to the mission of the University. Within the residential learning environment individuals are challenged and supported to develop into productive community members who are prepared to enrich society.  

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