Cinnamon Adams

Director of Graduate Student and Postdoctoral Scholar Support

Graduate Student and Post Doctoral Affairs

As the Director of Graduate Student and Postdoctoral Scholar Support, Cinnamon is responsible for providing one-on-one direct private support to graduate students and postdoctoral scholars as they navigate academic problems, conflicts, or other issues related to their time at UConn. She helps connect students to resources available and serves as support in problem solving and determining next steps.  Cinnamon also consults with and advises graduate faculty in various matters regarding graduate students such as mediation, policies, and student development. In addition, Cinnamon oversees the management and coordination of The Graduate School’s Complaint, Appeal and Hearing Procedures a process available to graduate students who wish to file an appeal or complaint (see procedures for details).

Cinnamon has been at UConn for  20 years and has served in a variety of student support positions including a Residence Hall Director in Residence Life and Assistant Director of Community Standards.  In each role, Cinnamon has served students with a focus on conflict mediation and promoting student development through coaching and advising.  She received her BA in Psychology from Western New England University and her MS in College Student Personnel from Miami University (of Ohio).

Contact Information
Fax(860) 486-6739
Mailing Address438 Whitney Road Extension, Unit-1152
Office LocationThe Whetten Graduate Center, Second Floor
Campus(telecommuting for 2020-2021)
Office HoursBy appointment: via email or to self-schedule through Nexus