Month: June 2016

Lower Prices at Central Stores

Great news for Central Stores customers! Beginning July 1, say “goodbye” to markup and “hello” to lower prices! The 12% mark-up on in-stock items and the 6% mark-up on special orders items will be eliminated as we begin the new fiscal year.  All Central Stores stock and special order products will be available to you […]

Smoking Policy Update

The University of Connecticut at the Storrs and Regional Campuses recently adopted a new smoking policy. This policy helps to provide a safe and healthy environment for all of our employees, students, and visitors. Consistent with the General Rules of Conduct and Connecticut Laws, this policy prohibits smoking (including, but not limited to, tobacco and […]

7/11 Faculty & Staff Fitness Classes at the SRF

Faculty & Staff Fitness is an exclusive 5-week program offered by UConn Recreation. All classes are held at the Student Recreation Facility, including Fitness Fusion and SPINNING® by our experienced group fitness instructors. Get 15 classes AND a 1-month SRF Membership for $25! Free for current SRF Faculty/Staff Members. Click Here For Registration Information For […]

Next Gen Residence Hall

It is exciting to see the progress being made on Next Gen Residence Hall, which is on schedule to open this fall.  We expect to begin moving in furniture at the end of July, in plenty of time for the arrival of students at the end of August.  This residence hall will house 724 residents […]

New Student Orientation

Orientation for incoming students is in full swing. This is the first year that Orientation is mandatory, so all incoming students will be attending UConn’s Protect Our Pack presentations. Facilitated by Dean of Students office, Protect Our Pack 1 combines the Title IX information with our bystander initiative “Protect Our Pack” wherein students will learn, […]

CSD at the 28th Annual Postsecondary Disability Training Institute (PTI)

28th Annual Postsecondary Disability Training Institute (PTI) Sponsored by the Center on Postsecondary Education and Disability, Neag School of Education, University of Connecticut Tuesday, June 7th, Wednesday, June 8th – Friday, June 10th, 2016 The Sheraton Society Hill, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Importance of Program Review in Disability Services (Intermediate/Advanced) ~ Donna Korbel, University of Connecticut.   The […]

Assisted Technology – CSD

Following a successful pilot during the Spring 2016 semester, CSD has purchased a site-license of Read & Write software, making it available to all students at UConn! Read & Write is a customizable toolbar that integrates reading, writing, studying, and research support tools with common applications. Some features include Text-to-Speech with Dual Synchronized Highlighting, Highlighting, […]

Welcome Dr. Suzanne Onorato

It is with great pleasure that I welcome Dr. Suzanne Onorato to UConn as the Executive Director of Student Health Services starting June 24.  In this role Suzanne will provide direct leadership over the Departments of Student Health Services, Counseling and Mental Health Services, and Wellness and Prevention.  Throughout her career she has demonstrated exceptional […]