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Weekend Storm and Arrival Advisory

With a severe winter storm forecast to affect our area during Saturday night and Sunday, residential students are asked to postpone their return to campus to Monday afternoon or, for those whose class schedules allow, Tuesday. Students, please do not arrive on campus Sunday, and check back here throughout the storm's duration for the latest advisories. Those students whose travel arrangements do not allow for a return to campus on Monday or Tuesday will be permitted to arrive during the day on Saturday and will be able to access their residential space by ID swipe. (Please note that meal plans go into effect with the Sunday evening meal.)

Hartt Community Division students and families, please check back here during the weekend for the status of HCD activities.

Talent Identification Program


Talent Identification Program Music

The University of Hartford’s Hartt School Community Division is awarding five scholarships for choral or instrumental ensembles for the 2018–19 season. Students ages 6–10 by September 1, 2018, who are currently enrolled in the Hartford Public School system are encouraged to apply.

Please contact Margaret Spear to reserve a seat at our orientation by June 30, 2018. Reservations can be made by calling 860.768.4718 or emailing Margaret Spear at wyporek@hartford.edu.

Upon making your reservation, applicants will be asked to
gather the following materials for consideration:

  • Proof of enrollment in the Hartford Public School system.
  • Proof of residency in Hartford County.
  • A Talent Identification Program application to be
  • provided by The Hartt School Community Division.
  • A letter from a parent or guardian indicating a commitment to provide transportation to and from the University of Hartford’s The Hartt School, 200 Bloomfield Ave., West Hartford, Conn. Classes are held once or twice a week from September through June.
  • Optional: Financial application to be provided by The Hartt School Community Division.
  • Optional: Letter of reference from a public school teacher.
  • Optional: Letter from the student indicating interest in the music program.

Scholarship applicants and parent/guardian will be required to attend an orientation on Thursday, July 26, 2018. At that time, all application documents will be due. In addition to the orientation, families will view a mini recital, and students will participate in a brief informal audition. Scholarships will be awarded by August 18, 2017. Priority will be given to Hartford residents and to those who demonstrate financial need.

At the close of the season in June 2019, one student will be awarded a merit-based lifetime scholarship.

2018–19 application coming in spring 2018.

Questions? Call us at 860.768.4451 or email us at harttcomm@hartford.edu.