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Monday, January 26

A blizzard warning goes into effect for our area this evening and Connecticut has issued a statewide travel ban starting at 9 p.m. The University is now closed as of 3 p.m. today and will be closed all day tomorrow, Tuesday, Jan. 27.  Day and evening classes are canceled through tomorrow. An updated advisory on the status of classes and operations for Wednesday will be posted Tuesday evening. During the time that the University is closed, the Commons, Subway, and Village Market will maintain regular hours for residential dining services and the Sports Center will be open for use by residential students only. Gengras Student Union and University Libraries will be closed.   snow closing guide

All Hartt Community Division activities through tomorrow are canceled.

current as of 3:05 p.m., Jan. 26, 2015

Active Learning

Active Learning promotes greater student involvement with course material, resulting in increased learning. Courses in the All-University Curriculum utilize active learning in many ways, including some of these examples.


AUCS 340: Ethics in the Professions

Prepare and debate case studies on current events related to course topics.

Field Trips

AUCT 120: Living in the Environment

Visit a water treatment facility to increase your environmental awareness.


AUCC 150: Caribbean Mosaic

From literature, film, and text, discuss the history and cultural influences of the Caribbean.

Oral Reports

AUCW 180: A Western Heritage, the Humanities

Give an oral report on your interpretation of assigned readings about truth, art, and ethics.

Skits and Dramatic Scenes

AUCA 140: Creativity, the Dynamics of Artistic Expression

Explore your skills as a creative participant in an array of art forms.