Avery Point Summer 2021

Welcome to UConn Avery Point

At UConn Avery Point, you’ll get the benefits of a prestigious public research university in a small college setting. Established in 1967 on Long Island Sound, 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 Programs

General Studies
Marine Sciences
Maritime Studies

Access to

UConn's 110+ Majors

Experiential Global Learning Programs

Acres on the CT Coastline

Upcoming Events

There is always something to do, see, and learn on campus. Check out all of our events.


Open Air 2023 June 15- September 29 Opening reception Thursday June 15, 5:30- 8:30pm The Alexey von Schlippe Gallery presents Open Air 2023, the fourth annual exhibition of sculpture and installation at the University of Connecticut Avery Point. The opening reception on Thursday June 15 from 5:30-8:30 pm will feature eight new sculptures or installations along the shoreline walk and a projection on the lighthouse, Room for Storms by Birgit Rathsmann. Join us by the Branford House lighthouse for refreshments at 6:00 pm, stroll the exhibition, meet the artists, and stay for the video projection and the activation of Glow, an installation by Marilu Swett, at dusk. The invited artists are Cate Solari, Noah Thompson, Walter Early, Kelsey Tynik, Becca Barolli, Monica Franciscus, Birgit Rathsmann, Jessica Smolinski and Marilu Swett. Open Air 2023 will be on view from June 15 through September 29, 2023. The exhibition is free and open to the public.


Learn more and sign up today at http://s.uconn.edu/summer-riding


ISSS Hartford will be closed from 5/26-6/12


Staff Technology Day is a professional development opportunity for all UConn staff. The day will feature sessions on how to take advantage of available technology, stay safe in this digital world, and prepare for IT changes on the horizon. The event is offered at no cost to staff. Breakfast and a buffet lunch are provided.