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Campus Resources

Academic and Career Support Services

The University has a number of services to support students' academic and career goals. Many of these services are available to the part-time students. For more information about the variety of services available, visit the Career Services website.

Campus Store (Bookstore)

The Campus Store is located in the Harry Jack Gray Center. It carries textbooks, office supplies, discounted software, clothing, mugs, other items with the University logo, snacks, and health and beauty supplies. See current hours. For a more convenient option, textbooks, software, and logo items can also be purchased through the online bookstore and delivered right to your door. You can contact the Campus Store at 860.768.4801 or

Dining on Campus

The following dining spots are those that are available for part-time students, located near academic buildings and/or are open during evening hours. 

Complete list of campus dining locations

Gengras Café: Located on the main floor of the Gengras Student Union, the Gengras Café serves hot meals, sandwiches, salads, deserts, and beverages. Current hours

Starbucks at Goodwin Café: Located just inside the entrance to Harrison University Libraries in the Harry Jack Gray Center, you will find the full and familiar lineup of beverages, bakery goods, and sandwiches from the world's largest specialty coffee chain. Current hours

Subway: Located an easy walk or short drive away from the academic side of campus in Konover Campus Center, this location of the popular international sandwich chain is open more than 14 hours each weekday during the academic year.  Current hours

The Hawk's Nest: Located in the bottom level of University Commons on the other side of the pedestrian bridge that connects the academic and residential sides of campus, this evening eatery offers pizza, wings, wraps, and more.  Current hours

Note: After 7 p.m., there are no open food vendors on the academic side of campus. Subway and The Hawk's Nest, as listed above, are alternative options elsewhere on campus.

Emergency Closing Information

Call 860.768.4100 or check to find information on emergency closings. Since the University of Hartford is a residential campus, it is very unusual for daytime classes to be cancelled due to weather. The decision to cancel evening classes is typically made by 3 p.m. and is posted on the website.

You can also sign up to receive emergency information on your cell phone through the text alert system.  To learn more, click here.

Financial Assistance

For general information on financing your college education as a part-time student, visit the Bursar's page. For a complete overview of financial aid at the University of Hartford, visit the Office of Financial Aid or call them at 860.768.4296.

Graduate and Adult Academic Service Center

Located on the second floor of the Computer Center and Administration Building. This office responds to inquiries for information on graduate programs, the Bachelor of University Studies Program, the Paralegal Studies Program and the Arts and Sciences Certificate Programs. Center staff members also assist non-matriculated graduate and undergraduate students with registration issues and application procedures. The office is open Monday–Thursday, 8:30 a.m.–6 p.m. and Friday, 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m. Call 860.768.4371 for more information.

Harrison Libraries

The Harrison Libraries consist of the general collections in the Mortensen Library and the music and dance collection in the Allen Library. Both are located in the Harry Jack Gray Center.

For more information on services and hours, call 860.768.4264 or visit

Public Safety

The University's Department of Public Safety is active 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Public safety officers patrol the campus regularly and are available to assist students in need with escort services, loan of jumper cables, and other safety- and traffic-related issues. All public safety officers are trained in emergency medical response. The emergency number for Public Safety is 860.768.7777 from an off-campus or cell phone or x7777 from an on-campus phone. The Department of Public Safety is located in the Operations and Maintenance Building and the general contact number is 860.768.7985.