We provide our 400+ undergraduate students a variety of options with six areas of interest: pre-vet/pre-grad, equine science, business management, food science, animal production, and animal biotechnology. These options allow students to gain industry specific experience for a wide variety of animal-related careers.


  • Job Opportunity in Animal Science

    There is an open position in the Department of Animal Science for an Assistant Professor in Food Science.  Click the link above for more information.
  • January 2018 Animal Science Newsletter

    The January 2018 newsletter is here!  Click the link above to see what's happening in the UConn Department of Animal Science!
  • Block and Bridle Spring Ham Sale

    The UConn Block and Bridle Club is holding their semi-annual ham sale!  Orders are due by Friday, March 2nd.  See the order form at the link above!
  • New England Dairy Conference

    Join us at the Tolland Agriculturtual Center in Tolland, CT on Monday, March 19th.  Join dairy experts from the northeast to discuss current topics and visit the trade show! Learn more at the link above and register online here.
  • Connecticut Wool Blankets

    Looking for the perfect gift for Valentine's Day?  The UConn Department of Animal Science has a limited number of wool products including blankets and scarves available for purchase.  Please see the link above for more information!
  • Spring 2018 Seminar Schedule

    Every semester, the Department of Animal Science hosts a seminar series.  The seminars are held on Fridays at 12:20 PM and all are welcome to attend.  Click the link above to see the schedule.
  • CT Horse Symposium

    Registration is now open for the CT Horse Symposium which will be held on Saturday, March 3rd in the Horsebarn Hill Arena.  Learn more and sign up for the day at the link above!
  • Robotic Milkers at UConn

    The Kellogg Dairy Center is getting an upgrade!  Automatic robotic milking is coming to UConn!  Learn more at the link above.
  • Current Animal Science Research at UConn

    Read more about the current research in the UConn Department of Animal Science above!
  • Animal Science Undergraduate Research Opportunities

    The Department of Animal Science offers undergraduates many opportunities to conduct research outside of the classroom in a variety of areas. Animal Science labs are currently researching with the help of undergraduate and graduate students.
  • UConn Morgans

    The Department of Animal Science has a longstanding tradition of breeding, training and showing Morgan horses.

    The Department of Animal Science has created a web page that offers a condensed version of information on the history of Morgan horses at UConn.

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Department of Animal Science
Unit 4040
3636 Horsebarn Hill Road Ext.
Storrs, CT 06269-4040

George White Building Room 107
Open Monday – Friday, 8am – 5pm
Phone: (860) 486-2413
Fax: (860) 486-4375
Email: AnimalScience@UConn.edu