Why UConn

Get to know us.

UConn is one of the top public research universities in the nation, with more than 30,000 students pursuing answers to critical questions in labs, lecture halls, and the community. Knowledge exploration throughout the University’s network of campuses is united by a culture of innovation. An unprecedented commitment from the state of Connecticut ensures UConn attracts internationally renowned faculty and the world’s brightest students. A tradition of coaching winning athletes makes UConn a standout in Division l sports and fuels our academic spirit. As a vibrant, progressive leader, UConn fosters a diverse and dynamic culture that meets the challenges of a changing global society.

Discover UConn

Next Generation Connecticut is an initiative to greatly expand educational opportunities, research, and innovation in the science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) disciplines at UConn over the next decade. The shared goal of this initiative is to leverage the strength and resources of this University to build Connecticut’s future workforce, create jobs, and invigorate the State’s economy. learn more...


In striving for excellence, Work/Life enhances employee engagement and recognizes the value of employment at UConn through meaningful policies, programs, resources and services in support of family, personal development, community, health & wellness and professional development.learn more...

CT Map - Where We Live

If you would be relocating for a position at UConn, please check out the below information on the communities surrounding UConn, housing, and dual-career opportunities.

Faculty and staff live and work all over the world. Most do reside in Connecticut though many commute from Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and New York. Listed here are the top twenty cities and towns where the majority of our employees live. learn more...

There is a lot to consider when choosing a new place to live, and relocating. Below are some UConn, local to Storrs, and additional realty resources.
UConn Rental Properties
UConn Off-Campus Housing
Sabbatical Houses for Rent
Academic Homes
Faculty: Reimbursement of Moving Expenses Policy and Procedures

If offered a moving allowance as part of your employment offer, the relocation and moving policy and provider information is below.
Relocation and Moving Policy
Moving Services Provider - Signature Relocation

We know considering a job change can be daunting, especially when you have a partner's job to consider as well. Here are some links to Connecticut and regional employment opportunities.

UConn Health
Connecticut State Colleges & Universities
New England Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC)
State of Connecticut Employment Opportunities