You’re All Moved In, Now What?

After students have settled in and have become acclimated with their dorms, dining halls, and class schedules, it can be easy to ask, "Now what?” We’ve compiled a list of resources to help every Husky thrive while on campus. Check them out!


Located on the second floor of the library, The W Center is students one-stop shop for all writing-related help. Whether students need support with academic assignments or even nonacademic creative pieces, The W Center is available. Appointments can be made online ,and flash tutoring sessions are available Sunday through Thursday from 7pm-9pm with no appointment needed. 


UConn's Cultural Centers serve as vital resources in support of the social, behavioral, and cultural needs of students. Each Cultural Center has plenty of opportunities to get involved. They hold events, meetings, and allow students to spend free-time within their spaces. UConn currently hosts The African American Cultural Center , The Asian American Cultural Center, The Puerto Rican Latin American Cultural Center, The Rainbow Center Native American Cultural Programs and The Women’s Center. Click the link of each Center to find more information and the best way to get involved! 


Whether your goal is to improve your health, stay fit, find support, or feel better, the Student Health and Wellness team is here to help and empower you. Housed in three sites around campus, SHaW's services and programs are designed to promote a healthy lifestyle during your time at college and for years to come.

Check out their four main service lines: Medical Care, Mental Health, Pharmacy, and Health Promotion


Located on the second floor of the library, The Q Center is a resource to help with all Quantitative courses (Q) such as Math, Physics, Chemistry, and Statistics. Students can drop-in Sunday through Friday to receive peer-tutoring. Not only does the Q Center hold routine drop-in hours, they also host review sessions for students in highly-populated courses.

The Center for Career Development provides online and in-person career help. In-person services range to determining a major to resume critics to mock interviews. Along with the daily services provided at the Center, many events are held including career talks, expert speakers, and various workshops. Online resources include job postings, career prep videos, and more.


Off-Campus and Commuter Student Services aims to enhance and support nonresidential students. OCCSS provides both in-person and online resources. In-person services include a weekly commuter coffee hour on Wednesdays from 9am-10am in SU 315, the commuter lounge (equipped with a refrigerator/freezer, lockers, and more), and plenty of events.  Online services include off-campus housing opportunities, transportation information, and community involvement/resources. 


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