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.


  • Spring Riding Practicum

    The Department of Animal Science at the University of Connecticut offers riding lessons for current students (as well as the public on a space available basis) and registration is now open for this season! Visit our riding practicum page for more details and to register.
  • Job Opportunities

    The Department of Animal Science at the University of Connecticut invites applications for two separate positions: Department Head with an appointment as Associate or Full Professor and an Assistant or Assocciate Professor of Meat Chemistry. Visit our careers page for details and to apply.
  • Animal Science Spring Seminar Series

    The Department of Animal Science hosts a seminar series each semester featuring speakers from UConn and other institutions. 

    See the spring 2022 seminar schedule here.
    See this week's seminar information here.
    See next week's seminar information when available here.
  • Animal Science Winter Newsletter

    The Department of Animal Science fall newsletter is here!  See the winter 2022 newsletter here.
    See previous newsletters here.
  • Looking for Academic Forms?

    Visit the CAHNR Grow Website to find all the forms you need!
  • 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

Tel: (860) 486-2413
Fax: (860) 486-4375
Email: AnimalScience@UConn.edu