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Prospective Students

Are you trying to decide which University and Animal Science Program is right for you? Let us help you make an informed decision. The Department of Animal Science welcomes prospective students and/or parents to tour the UConn campus and meet with a faculty member/advisor.

Before you set a date, please determine if you can take advantage of the "special"program dates listed below.

Campus Open House for Admitted and Prospective Students

  •  Saturday, April 8th, 2017


The University of Connecticut hosts an Open House each year in September, October and April. Open House is designed with one purpose in mind: to provide whatever information you may need about UConn. During the day-long program, you will have an opportunity to tour UConn's facilities and to visit where students live and learn. If you are interested in attending Open House contact the Admissions Office at (860) 486-3137 or RSVP at http://openhouse.uconn.edu/.


To schedule a visit to learn more about the Department of Animal Science please follow these easy steps:

Step 1


Prospective Undergraduate Student Form

Visitors can meet with a department faculty academic advisor to discuss the animal science program The information on the form will be submitted to a member of the ANSC staff who will schedule an appointment with the appropriate faculty advisor and contact you via email with the details of your meeting.

If you are interested in speaking to our Polo or Equestrian Team coaches, you can contact them directly to scheduled a meeting.  Contact information for coaches can be found here.

Step 2 

Once your faculty appointment is scheduled, then if you wish to take a tour of the UConn Storrs campus, contact the UConn Visitor's Center at 860-486-4900. There are usually at least two 2-hour tours offered each day.      

(Guided Campus Tours)

Step 3

If you are interested in visiting the animal units on campus, view information here.  The animal units are open to the public from 10 AM to 4 PM every day.


In addition to taking the campus tour and visiting the Animal Science Department, prospective students can also participate in the Husky Ambassador program.  UConn's Husky-for-a-Day Program offers admitted students the opportunity to experience Husky pride first-hand.  To register, please email the Husky Ambassador Program at hap@uconn.edu or call 860-486-1601.


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Last updated: 03/29/2017 10:30:04

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Storrs, CT 06269-4040
Phone: (860) 486-2413
Fax: (860) 486-4375