News and Announcements for Current Students

Graduate Dismissal Process

At the end of May, the Department Head, Director of Graduate Studies, and faculty advisors will receive a list of students in their program who have failed to maintain the required minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 and/or who have received a grade of “D+,” “D,” “D-,” “F,” or “U” in any course. We […]

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Coronavirus Relief Emergency Funding for Students

The Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act (CRRSAA) was approved by Congress and includes support for higher education, including emergency grants for students facing expenses due to COVID-19. The grants must be used for any component of the student’s cost of attendance or for emergency costs that arise due to coronavirus, such as tuition, […]

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Crystal Park Receives Marth Mentorship Award

It is our pleasure to announce the recipient of this year’s Edward C. Marth Mentorship Award. This award recognizes a faculty member for outstanding leadership and dedication to excellence in mentoring graduate students. It was established by the UConn AAUP to honor Edward Marth, former Executive Director of the UConn AAUP Chapter. This year’s recipient […]

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Apply for Graduation

Greetings Graduate Students, Are you graduating this semester?  Did you know you must apply for graduation online via your Student Administration account?  Did you know the deadline was by the end of the 4th week of the semester? If you missed the deadline, please apply ASAP in order to not impact the conferral of your degree.  Summer candidates […]

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BIPOC Student Support Report Seeking Public Comment

Hello graduate faculty and staff, Following the national incidents of racism and racial injustice in Summer 2020, The Graduate School has been reflecting, researching, and discussing how we can better serve our Black, Indigenous, and/or Person of Color (BIPOC) graduate students at the University of Connecticut. This process, undertaken with the assistance of our partners, […]

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Important Information: Spring 2021 Enrollment

As the Spring semester gets closer, we wanted to provide some context on enrollment. The information below is relevant to both new and returning students. Please review carefully and reach out with any questions you may have. If you have not done so already, please be sure to enroll in classes prior to the start […]

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Academic Resources

As we approach the 9th week of the semester, it is important to remind you of resources dedicated to helping students, both graduate and undergraduate. Many staff and faculty are ready to help you navigate life’s challenges, which may be affecting your individual experience. This message highlights support services and policies to help you make […]

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Postdoc Appreciation Week Highlights

Monday, September 21st to Friday, September 25th marked the Postdoc Appreciation Week at UConn in partnership with The Graduate School, UConn Health, and The Center for Career Development. Even though all events happened virtually, we hope our Postdocs know that you aren’t only important to us this week, but year-round. To recapitulate, here are some […]

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Decision on Fee Reductions for Graduate Students

Dear UConn Graduate Students, I am reaching out to provide information on a question regarding fee reductions for graduate students. Specifically, we have been asked to allow the fee reduction for online only students to apply to graduate students whose only in-person course is a graduate research course. In most cases, this situation occurs when […]

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COVID-19 testing for graduate students

To the Graduate Student Community at Storrs and the Regional Campuses: The Graduate School has been working closely with Student Health and Wellness (SHaW), Human Resources, the Office of the Provost, the Graduate Student Senate, and the Graduate Student Representative to the Board of Trustees to develop the following plan for testing members of the graduate […]

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