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.

The Office of the Provost and the Office of Outreach and Engagement invite you to nominate individuals and teams for the Provost’s Awards for Excellence in Community-Engaged Scholarship (PAECES).

PAECES is an annual recognition of high-quality community-engaged scholarship. Faculty, staff, students, and community partners are eligible for these awards. Nominations are due on Friday, January 26th, 2024. More information at https://outreach.engagement.uconn.edu/awards/.

UConn’s Department of Animal Science offers a winter horseback riding program to the public with something for everyone!

Dressage, Hunt Seat, Polo and Western lessons are open to adults and children who meet the minimum age and skill level requirements.

Visit s.uconn.edu/winter-riding for the full schedule and to reserve your spot today!

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“Celebrating #HumansOfUConn: The Stories That Shape Us” seeks to highlight the diverse and inspiring stories of our students and staff, highlighting how each of their individual experiences contribute to the rich tapestry of our university’s global presence. The work explores the themes of UConn Student and Staff Stories, The International Student Experience, and UConn’s Global Impact within three locations on campus – The Global House Lounge of McMahon Residence Hall, the Center for International Students and Scholars, and the Global Affairs Hallway in Rowe. The work will be on view for the remainder of the Fall Semester.

For the full class schedule, descriptions, and to register, please visit the UConn Recreation website.