Spring Visit Experience: April 1–April 14

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We love when spring approaches on campus—and we know you will love it too! Join us for a Spring Visit Experience and participate in a guided tour, engage with our admission counselors, and see how the campus comes alive with activity as the nicer weather nears.

We've highlighted below the activities you can take advantage of between April 1–April 14.

Open to All

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Take a Tour

You'll get a good feel for life at UHart as you navigate campus with tour guide leaders! Visit our academic spaces, learn more about the UHart experience, take a peek into our dorms and get your questions answered.  

Tours will be offered Monday through Friday at 10 a.m., Noon, and 2 p.m. We also have Saturday tours available on April 6 at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.

Connect with an Admission Counselor

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During our tour times we also have the opportunity for you to connect with one of our admission counselors. If interested, please let us know when you arrive for you tour and we will be happy to accommodate you while you are on campus!

Campus Happenings

Beyond our scheduled events, there are some other exciting things happening within our campus community!

April 1–3: Multicultural Music Festival 

April 2 & 4: Our Graduate Admission team will be hosting a virtual open house to highlight our 60+ post-graduate programs!

April 3: Day of Giving– The UHart community will be celebrating our Annual Day of Giving.

April 4: We are ENHP– The ENHP community will be celebrating the research and scholarship of their students and faculty from 3:30–6 p.m. in the Gengras Student Union.

April 4: Deeds Symposium– Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Free Markets is the topic of the 2024 Deeds Symposium on Thursday, April 4, at 5:30 p.m. The annual lecture on free-market principles will be given by the Holbert C. Harris Professor of Economics at George Mason University Tyler Cowen. The event will take place in Wilde Auditorium and is free and open to the public. Registration is recommended by March 28. 

April 2–5: Hartt Vocal Studies is presenting Festival of Song with free and public events three days in a row featuring Hartt School students, guest and faculty artists, and even the living composer Lori Laitman, who will be in residence with Hartt.

April 4–7: Hartt Theatre Division presents Dance Nation in the Roberts Theater, Thursday, April 4 –Saturday, April 6, 7:30 p.m.; Sunday, April 7, 3 p.m.

April 4–16: BFA Thesis Exhibitions: In the Joseloff Gallery, there will be works by the Illustration students, and in the Silpe Gallery, there will be works from Photography and Printmaking students. There will be an opening reception on Saturday, April 6, 6-8 p.m.

Accepted Student Events

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Throughout the Spring Visit Experience weeks we will be hosting additional events, both virtually and in-person for accepted students. Check out below to see if there is something that might be of interest!

Offered on various dates:

  • Curious what it's like to be a UHart student? UHart offers overnight visits for admitted students interested in gaining perspective in the day in the life of a Hartford Hawk. As an overnight visitor, you will eat in our dining facilities, sleep in a dorm, attend a class, and talk to current students! Overnights are held Monday-Thursday nights. Students generally arrive at 6 p.m. and stay until about 12:00 p.m. the following day. Learn More and Register.
  • Join us for a Day Visit! UHart offers day visits for admitted students interested in learning more about the academic atmosphere at the University. As a day visitor, you will eat in our dining facilities, attend a class and talk to current students. Learn More and Register.

April 3 at 7 p.m.: Financial Aid Next Steps—Our Office of Student Financial Aid will be hosting a virtual event to talk about next steps in the financial aid process for accepted students. The content covered during this presentation will be geared toward admitted students who reside in the United States as we will be discussing federal aid opportunities. Register Now

April 4 at 7 p.m.: Join the virtual event ZeeMee Name the Tune. This event will be held in the Accepted Class of 2028 chat channel for accepted students only. The event will be hosted by Red Key tour leaders and is a great opportunity to get to know other students accepted to the University of Hartford.

April 14: Accepted Student Day! Join us to celebrate your acceptance to the University of Hartford. Register Now


Enjoy the Area

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While you're in the area, we encourage you to explore what West Hartford, Bloomfield, and Hartford have to offer!

Here are some suggestions:

We are only two hours away from both New York City and Boston—you can make a whole trip out of your visit!