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You’ve been accepted to the University of Hartford. Now, begin your adventure.

This is the exciting beginning to your next four years and beyond. Through the support and mentorship of our faculty, you will be prepared for a lifetime of success. Youll make friends, join clubs, play sports, and, of course, study hard. Its your new home away from home and youre going to have a blast.

Its time to start your journey. This is the first step.

Residential Life

This is where your story begins.

Welcome home. This is where you will spend the next four years. Where youll walk to class across the Hog River Bridge. Where youll pull an all-nighter with your study group in C Complex. Where youll paint your face with your fellow Hawks before the big game. Where youll create thousands of memories that will last a lifetime.

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Hawk Hall

In Hawk Hall, you can live with people that share similar interests. From Science and Technology to Community Service to the Honors Program, you can apply for a residential learning community that fits you. Find out about all of the themes here. Watch a video about Hawk Hall.

Complexes

UHart also has four suite-style complexes for first year students where you live in a double room with one roommate. Upperclassman Resident Assistants are in all residence halls to help you meet other students and integrate into college life. Find out more about the complexes here. Watch a video about the complexes.

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We want you to feel a sense of community no matter where you live. So to begin your new life on campus, we offer six weeks of weekend activities to get you acclimated to the UHart college experience. One of our first events is an activity fair to help you find groups youre interested in like the radio station, TV station, newspaper, a cappella group, improv comedy, and much more. With so much to do, its no wonder our graduates say it was the best four years of their lives.

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Orientation

Wonder what your future classmates are like? Orientation is where you find out!

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Wonder what your future classmates are like? Orientation is where you find out!

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Here's what to expect at orientation:

1 Register and get your class schedule
2 Meet your new best friends
3 Sample our academics, food, and activities
4 Stay overnight and find out what it's like to live on our campus

As you arrive on campus, Red Caps, our campus life experts (and current students), will be there to greet you and answer every question you may have. They also have prepared programs and activities to keep you entertained throughout orientation. And of course, theres a ceremonial crossing of the bridge as you officially move into this new phase of your life. Find out more about orientation here.

Watch a video about Orientation.

Here's what to expect at orientation:

1 Register and get your class schedule
2 Meet your new best friends
3 Sample our academics, food, and activities
4 Stay overnight and find out what it's like to live on our campus

As you arrive on campus, Red Caps, our campus life experts (and current students), will be there to greet you and answer every question you may have. They also have prepared programs and activities to keep you entertained throughout orientation. And of course, theres a ceremonial crossing of the bridge as you officially move into this new phase of your life. Find out more about orientation here.

Watch a video about Orientation.

Campus Activities

Traditions you’ll want to keep.

Traditions you’ll want to keep.

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Theres no shortage of things do to at UHart, from art exhibits to musical performances to games. Every day can be filled with new experiences on campus and in surrounding areas. Some of our biggest annual events include:

  • Hawktober Weekend: activities for you, parents, and alumni on campus
  • Midnight Mania: games, prizes, and fun at the beginning of basketball season
  • Founders Day: campus-wide celebration of the Universitys birthday
  • Spring Fling: three-day weekend of games, an outdoor concert, and fun before final exams

Want to get away? You can catch a campus shuttle to shops, restaurants, and movie theaters. You can also take weekend trips to NYC or Boston. With so many things to do, its impossible to get bored.

Watch more videos of student life.

  • Hawktober Weekend: activities for you, parents, and alumni on campus
  • Midnight Mania: games, prizes, and fun at the beginning of basketball season
  • Founders Day: campus-wide celebration of the Universitys birthday
  • Spring Fling: three-day weekend of games, an outdoor concert, and fun before final exams

Want to get away? You can catch a campus shuttle to shops, restaurants, and movie theaters. You can also take weekend trips to NYC or Boston. With so many things to do, its impossible to get bored.

Watch more videos of student life.

Outcomes

With your UHart experience, you’ll be flying toward success.

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With your UHart experience, you’ll be flying toward success.

As our professors challenge you to work harder, you will come to know the potential we recognize in you. Our faculty and staff are committed to supporting, mentoring, and helping you build your skills through internships, research opportunities, and our long and short-term study abroad. Our exemplary alumni will show you the many paths available to UHart grads. Youll graduate knowing there are no limits to how far you can go.

Its time to start your journey. This is the first step.

92% OF THE CLASS OF 2016 ARE EITHER:

Where our graduates work

Medicine | New England Orthotic and Prosthetic Systems

Aerospace | United Technologies

Music Management | Live Nation Entertainment

Business | LEGO Group

Media | ESPN

Technology | Google

Insurance | The Hartford

Visual Arts | Nike

Accounting | PriceWaterhouseCoopers

Engineering | Harley-Davidson Motor Company