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New Graduate Student Orientation

We hope this new graduate student online orientation will help you get better acquainted with the University of Hartford and the services available to you.

Once accepted into one of our graduate programs, new students should review our easy-to-follow checklist of tips and information to help you get started at the University of Hartford:

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Welcome from the Dean and Dean's Reception

Welcome to the University of Hartford! We cordially invite you and a guest to a reception for graduate students. Please join us for an evening of networking, sharing, and a sense of community.  More Information


Meet Your Graduate Program Director

Meet with your graduate program director or faculty advisor to determine the appropriate courses to commence your graduate studies.  More Information


Registering for Classes and Tuition Payment

Learn how to find and register for classes for your first semester and how to manage tuition payments for your graduate studies.  More Information


Health Services and Health Insurance

Our campus facility provides various health-care services to University students, including acute care, women's health clinic, laboratory testing, allergy clinic, medication, and immunizations.  More Information


Obtaining a Parking Permit

You may now purchase your parking permits online through our Self-Service Center.  More Information


Setting up an E-mail Account

E-mail accounts will be automatically generated based on registration.  More Information


Obtaining your ID Card

All students should obtain a student ID, also called a Hawk Card. Your Hawk Card allows you to take advantage of University of Hartford services with the ease of not carrying cash.  More Information


Purchasing or Renting Your Textbooks

Textbooks are located on the lower level of the bookstore in the Harry Jack Gray Center. Bring your class registration to help you find the appropriate books for your courses.  More Information


Dining Services

On the academic side of campus, you will find the Gengras Café and Einstein Bros. Bagels in Gengras Student Union, and the Dorothy Goodwin Café and 1877 Club in the Harry Jack Gray Center.  More Information


Graduate Housing

Graduate housing is available on our Asylum Avenue campus, which is located in a quiet residential area near the Bloomfield campus in West Hartford.  More Information


University Libraries

The Mortensen Library is the main library on campus and encompasses all subjects, except  music, dance, and theater, which are found in the Allen Library.  More Information


Sports Center Membership

Memberships are available for graduate students of the University of Hartford. You will need to bring your ID card or proof of registration to the Sports Center to purchase a membership.  More Information


International Students

The International Center has scheduled an orientation program and other activities for all new international students and scholars who will begin their program in the fall or spring semesters.  More Information