Fall 2020 Update

See UHart’s reopening plans for Fall 2020 and additional information about our response to COVID-19.

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Campus News

Fall Reopening Update

President Gregory Woodward announces new details about UHart's plan for a safe reopening this fall, including details about health and safety, academics, and residential life.

Save-the-Date of Oct. 13 for Virtual Career Fair

Learn about internship and job opportunities across the country.

Howie's Helper Move-In Program Canceled This Fall

It is hoped that this volunteer program can return next year.

CETA Faculty Member and Alumni Publish Mechanical Engineering and Acoustics Research

Those behind the work include Assistant Professor Paul Slaboch, CETA alumni Sophie Kaye '19 and Ethan Casavant '19, and recent CETA graduates Aikaterini Stylianides '20 and Reagan Johnson '20.

Listen to a CAPS Podcast, "College During a Pandemic"

Dr. Greg Betz from CAPS discusses the emotional impact of COVID-19 on college students.

Rotaract Club Seeks Students to Fill Open Positions for Fall 2020

Prestigious club looking for students to fill several key positions

Colleen Muñoz Receives Funding from the Drinking Water Research Foundation

Muñoz will purchase a new immune analyzer Instrument to aid her in a study of hydration and health.

Hart to Heart Weekly Workshops and Roundtable Discussions

UHart is committed to engaging in the continuous dialogue focused on justice and equity and the ongoing education of our campus community.

Message from University Compliance Committee

Notice is to familiarize students with their rights and responsibilities under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.

Our Commitment to Work for Justice and Equity

UHart is committed to engaging in the continuous dialogue focused on justice and equity and the ongoing education of our campus community around systems of white privilege and racism, and how they manifest in society to oppress Black people, communities of color, and other marginalized groups.

Educational Leadership Dissertation Defense

Join us for a doctoral dissertation defense

Scholarship Opportunity for Hartford-Area Students Studying Finance or Economics

Applications are due by August 15 for one of up to three $1,000 scholarships to be awarded.

UHart in the News

A summary of recent media coverage

Call for Entries to the Women Innovate Pitch Competition

Entries now open for the Women's Business Center's "Women Innovate Pitch Competition," which will be hosted online on Tuesday, June 30, 6 to 8 p.m.

Support NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund and Black Lives Matter

Phi Mu is raising awareness and funds for Black Lives Matter

A Message from the President

President Woodward wrote to the UHart community to share sadness, anger, and concern—and a hope that all are safe.

Associate Professor Katharine Owens to Serve as President-Elect on Association for Environmental Studies and Sciences Board

Higher-ed association focuses on needs of environmental scholars and scientists

Assistant Professor Adam Chiara Offers Commentary On State Representative's Controversial Tweet

Record-Journal reports on lawmaker's retweet of racial meme

NEW! University of Hartford's Scholarship Portal

Introducing UHart's Scholarship Portal

Fall Reopening Update

We are innovating every part of the UHart experience—from the academic calendar to residential living—to provide options and access for the best and safest possible combination of on-campus and high-quality remote teaching this fall.

Prudential Financial Helps Hartford Area's Small Businesses through Support of Entrepreneurial Center & Women's Business Center

Prudential funding supports the Center's Small Business Technical Assistance Program, helping small businesses weather COVID-19.

Hartt Theatre Artistic Director Alan Rust to Retire

Rust has been integral in developing theatre at The Hartt School

Watch Hillyer College Awards and Recognition Day Event

Ceremony honored Hillyer College graduates and award recipients

UHart's Institute of Transportation Engineers Student Chapter Recognized at Regional Professional Meeting

Civil engineering students also proudly presented during the meeting.

Electrical and Computer Engineering Graduating Students Elected to Eta Kappa Nu Honorary Society

Graduates Elected to Eta Kappa Nu

UHart's Society of Women Engineers Recognized with Multiple Awards This Spring

Awarded two Women in Engineering Local Group Awards and a UHart Student Organization Award.

Despite the Disruptions, We Celebrate 70 Honors Seniors!

70 seniors in 2019-20 graduated with University Honors matching the University's record high.

University of Hartford's Women's Business Center Receives an Award from the U.S. Small Business Administration

Funds from this award will enable the Women's Business Center to scale up services to small business owners in Connecticut who have been negatively impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

#UHartInspires—Alumnus Chaz Davis ’16 Advocates for the Blind During COVID-19 Even as the Pandemic May Impact His Running Dreams

Davis helps others who are blind and hopes to qualify for the next Paralympics in Tokyo.

Professor of Communication Robert Duran's Op-ed Gets Worldwide Attention

Column addresses how wearing a mask during the pandemic will change our daily interactions with others.

Know a Talented High School Musician? Attend a Hartt Preparatory Academy Virtual Info Session

Learn more about this unprecedented curricular pathway.

Women United Lunchtime Talk with Amy Zeng, Dean of the Barney School of Business

Dean Zeng will share her inspiration as a woman leader in higher education.

#UHartInspires: Cigna CEO David Cordani M'95 Leads First Insurer to Pick Up COVID-19 Test Costs

Coronavirus treatment costs waived for Cigna customers.

#UHartInspires: Biology and Chemistry Departments Donate Boxes of PPE.

Personal Protection Equipment donated to Hartford Hospital

#UHartInspires: Killen and Marcelino Answer Call for Blood Donations

Athletic trainers become first time blood donors

Changes to Spring Semester

The University of Hartford has made the difficult decision to not resume in-person classes for the spring semester as planned. Classes will resume online March 30 and continue until the end of the semester.

Critical Updates to COVID-19 Response

We continue to work on detailed plans related to the University's phased approach to protect our community and the anticipated impact on our students and employees.

A Message from President Gregory Woodward

Due to coronavirus (COVID-19), all classes have been cancelled on Friday, March 13, and will resume on Monday, March 30, online only.