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Avery Point

Academic Excellence

At UConn Avery Point, you’ll get all the benefits of a prestigious public research university in a small college setting. Established in 1967 on Long Island Sound at the mouth of the Thames River, UConn Avery Point inspires students with specialized programs that take advantage of our waterfront location and delivers an exceptional education in more traditional areas of study.

4-Year Degree Programs
Undergraduate Research Opportunities
Internationally Renowned Faculty
Education Abroad
Academic Center

UConn Avery Point Reopening FAQs

We are here for you, Huskies!  We know you have questions about the reopening of campus for Spring 2021.  We are hoping that the following FAQs will answer your immediate concerns.

Click here to watch our new video about the reopening of the UConn Avery Point campus for Spring 2021!

4-Year Programs

American Studies
General Studies
Marine Sciences
Maritime Studies


Study Abroad Programs


Acres on the CT Coastline

Top 3 Reasons to Enroll

Student-Faculty Ratio

Important Deadlines

  1. Priority First-Year Student Application

    Deadline for Merit Scholarship & Honors Consideration. Notification of Admission Begins March 1



  2. FAFSA Financial Aid Eligibility

    Notification of Financial Awards Begins Mid-March



  3. Fall First-Year Student and transfer application

    Admission decisions are made on a rolling basis.



  4. Spring First-Year Student and Transfer Application

    Admission decisions are made on a rolling basis



Upcoming Events

Sep 22, 2021 | 12:20 PM

10th Annual CardBoard Boat Race

Avery Point Beach

Avery Point Campus

Sep 23, 2021 | 12:30 PM

Coasts Unite Our Countries Exhibition

Branford House 2nd Floor

Avery Point Campus

Sep 23, 2021 | 5:30 PM

LGTT: 15 Minutes To Calm


Avery Point Campus

Sep 23, 2021 | 6:00 PM

Landscapes: Boarders And Surfaces

Branford House 2nd floor

Avery Point Campus