UConn Avery Point


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About Us

Located on beautiful Long Island Sound, our historic waterfront campus reflects both our region’s proud maritime tradition and active leadership in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) related fields. It is home to students from towns throughout Southeastern Connecticut, across the country, and to international students. The campus offers majors in American Studies, English, General Studies, Maritime Studies, and Marine Sciences. In addition, students who are interested in nearly every other major offered at UConn can complete one or two years of study here at the Avery Point campus. Several STEM-related graduate programs are also offered, including Engineering, Nursing (Certificate Entry Into Nursing CEIN/BS), Oceanography, and Teacher Certification for College Graduates (TCPCG).

The campus features a renovated library, a $9 million student center, student recreation facilities, an active waterfront program, state-of-the-art classrooms, and continued improvement under NextGenCt legislation. These venues offer you opportunities to engage with our faculty and your peers. UConn Avery Point has an active student government organization and numerous activities for students on and off campus. Whether participating in one of our intercollegiate athletic teams, taking a course in sailing, visiting the art gallery, attending a wide range of student entertainment offerings, or joining student clubs and organizations, UConn Avery Point will provide stimulating and unique experiences to position you for success at UConn and beyond.