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Students watching the cardboard boat race at UConn Avery Point on Sept. 23, 2015. (Sean Flynn/UConn Photo)Students pilot sailboats off the shore at the Avery Point campus on Sept. 23, 2015. (Peter Morenus/UConn Photo)



UConn Avery Point

Students can begin their UConn career here and seamlessly transition to the main campus in Storrs to complete their degree or begin their academic journey here and stay for four years. Degrees in English, Marine Sciences and Maritime Studies are offered at the Avery Point location. High-tech classrooms, state-of-the-art research laboratories, a new Student Center, and a rich Waterfront Program combine to give students a first-class educational experience and opportunities for a vibrant campus life.

It’s all UConn. But at Avery Point, it’s UConn with an ocean view.



2017-2018 Financial Aid Packages

The FAFSA form is now available for you to fill out and submit. All admitted students for Fall 2017 who are eligible for Financial Aid will receive notification of their aid award after March 1, 2017. If you have questions about the  Financial Aid process please contact the Financial Aid Office in Storrs (860-486-2819.)

Financial Aid award packages will NOT be sent by US Mail.




Tuesday, March 28, 2017


Join our student panelists who will speak about their decision to join UConn Nation by attending Avery Point.  The students will talk about their transition from high school to college, the factors to consider when making your college choice, what influenced them to select Avery Point, why getting involved in college makes a big difference, the advantages of small class sizes, academic advising and accessibility to faculty.  Each student has had a unique journey and will speak personally about their decision to attend Avery Point.  Question & Answers will follow the panel discussion.   


5:30pm to 6:30pm

A representative from the Financial Aid Office will be available to meet individually with families and answer specific questions about financial aid packages.  Availability for this is from 5:30pm – 6:30pm and by reservation only.

Campus Tours will go out at 5:30pm and 6pm by reservation only.

RSVP:  Avery Point Student Services Office




Saturday, April 8, 2017 


(Registration opens at 8:30am in the Student Center)

We invite you to visit our beautiful seaside campus and explore all that UConn Avery Point has to offer our newly admitted students.  Throughout the program you will have a chance to meet many of our extraordinary faculty, staff and students, learn about different academic majors, take a campus tour, pay your acceptance deposit, speak with a financial aid officer, and learn about the campus change process to the main campus in Storrs.

RSVP:  Avery Point Student Services Office



Speak with our Senior  Admissions Officer  and take a campus tour. Call the Admissions Office at (860)405-9026 to schedule your appointment!
Available Monday through Friday by appointment.



  • There are two designated parking spots for visitors in the parking lot adjacent to the Branford House Mansion. All visitors must sign in, in the Welcome Center.
  • Visitors may also park in the Visitor Parking area of Lot B.
  • There is additional meter parking just past the UConn Police Station (right turn) in designated spots on the “Parking Loop.”
  • Handicapped parking is available in Parking Area C (outside Branford House) in designated spots.
  • Maps & Directions to Campus


Spring Semester 2017
  • Application deadline is October 1 for all applicants to both the STORRS and AVERY POINT campuses.
Fall Semester 2017
  • Application deadline is JANUARY 15 for all Freshman applicants to STORRS campus and JULY 1 for all Freshman applicants to AVERY POINT campus.
  • Students interested in being considered for academic/merit based scholarships should apply by DECEMBER 1, regardless of campus choice.

Students use micropipettes during an oceanography at the Marine Sciences Building at the Avery Point campus Student pose with Jonathan the husky mascott UConn Avery Point students working with Professor Hannes Baumann on the Connecticut shore on Oct. 9, 2015. (Sean Flynn/UConn Photo)