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.


  • UConn Winter Riding Practicum Registration Open

    The Department of Animal Science is offering winter riding to UConn students, faculty and staff. Please visit the winter riding page for more information.
  • Animal Science Fall Seminar Series

    The Department of Animal Science hosts a seminar series each semester.  See the fall 2020 seminar series schedule. All seminars will be held virtually for this fall.  See this week's seminar speaker and link to join the virtual meeting (none Thanksgiving week). See next week's scheduled seminar speaker information here when available.
  • Animal Science Fall Newsletter

    The Department of Animal Science fall newsletter is here!  See the fall 2020 newsletter. See previous newsletters.
  • *Due to COVID-19 and the closure of campus all animal barns are currently closed to the public until further notice*

  • Current Animal Science Research at UConn

    Read more about the current research in the UConn Department of Animal Science or current undergraduate research.

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Department of Animal Science
Unit 4040
17 Manter Road
Storrs, CT 06269-4040

*Fall 2020 Hours and Contact*
Main office open Monday–Thursday, 12pm–4pm.
*Please call before coming to the office*

For remote assistance Monday–Friday, 8am–4pm, please call 860-486-2413 and leave a voicemail

Fax: (860) 486-4375
Email: AnimalScience@UConn.edu