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Tuesday, March 3: University Closing at 7 p.m.

Due to expected storm conditions, the University will close at 7 p.m. this evening. All classes starting at or after 7 p.m. are canceled. Individual professors may opt to conduct classes or provide assignments online when the campus is closed, so students should check Blackboard and their email to learn of any alternate arrangements.  snow closing guide

University Libraries will close at 7 p.m. tonight. The University Commons dining facility, Subway, the Village Market, and the Hawk's Nest will be open normal hours tonight. All other dining locations will close at 6 p.m. 

All Hartt Community Division activities after 3 p.m. today are canceled.

Updated 3:47 p.m., 3/3/15

Vincent B. Coffin Grants


Named for the first president of the University of Hartford and overseen by the Faculty Senate, Coffin Grants offset direct expenses associated with the pursuit of substantive scholarly and creative work. Such expenses may include

  • Supplemental travel expenses to a second or third conference, for international travel, or to a conference outside one's discipline.
  • Computer hardware and software
  • Other materials, equipment, and supplies
  • Staff assistance on the project
  • Adjunct replacement costs for one 3-credit course release for one semester

Full-time faculty members

Amount of Award
Up to $2,500

Number of Awards

Selection Criteria

  • Quality and merit of the proposed project
  • Clarity, coherence, and effectiveness of the proposal
  • Probability that the applicant can successfully complete the proposed project

Proposals Due
Late January

Further Information and Application
Faculty Senate Office (CC 314, 860.768.4475)