Welcome to UConn Hartford!

Orientation is a program that helps first time degree seeking students make a smooth transition to the University of Connecticut.  Our Orientation program is comprehensive and designed to cover all the academic and business processes that new students need to complete before they begin classes.  The freshman and transfer programs are designed with the specific needs of each population in mind.

Facts about Orientation

  • Orientation is mandatory for all first time degree-seeking students attending the Hartford campus.
  • Orientation is when you will register for your first semester's classes.
  • Orientation is where you will meet other incoming students.
  • Orientation is when you will get to know the Hartford campus, its resources and support services.
  • Orientation is when you will learn about the university's expectations of you as a new student.
  • Orientation is when you will have your questions answered and concerns addressed before classes begin.
  • Orientation is when you will become fully prepared to begin classes at the University.