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On-campus Student Services

The University of Hartford offers a variety of services to its international students. Below is a list of many of these services. Please refer to "The Source" and the Undergraduate and Graduate Bulletins for more resources or contact the International Center. 

The Student Success Center (SSC)

The Student Success Center, located in the rear of B-Complex next to Alumni Plaza and the Commons, is where you can come to ask questions, get advice, share concerns or frustrations, learn about upcoming activities, get connected with programming and leadership opportunities on campus, or just hang out in a friendly and supportive location.

The SSC staff will provide the resources and support necessary for you to have a successful transition to college and have an enjoyable and rewarding academic and social experience at the University.  This includes information, guidance, and referrals in such areas as study skills, academic support services, mental health and wellness, career exploration and internships, financial aid and scholarships, campus life, intramural athletics, and reminders about important deadlines.

In addition, the SSC will provide a variety of programming activities for you—from trips to New York City and Boston, to tickets to Broadway shows and sporting events, to community service opportunities, to fun social activities on and off campus. FSC staff will help you get involved in clubs and organizations so that you can become an integral part of the University community. Go

The Center for Reading and Writing

The Center for Reading and Writing can give you free individualized assistance to develop efficient strategies for reading, writing, and studying. Professional and peer consultants will help you with writing issues, such as generating ideas for papers, writing research papers, organizing, and editing drafts. They also teach flexible and effective strategies for managing time, taking notes, reading, and preparing for exams. Specialists are available to work with international students. Go

Learning Plus

Learning Plus provides academic support to students with specific learning disabilities and/or attention deficit disorder. The support consists of one 45-minute appointment a week with an adult Learning Plus specialist presenting applicable learning strategies. It is not a comprehensive program and there is no separate application process or fee. Go

Tutoring Assistance

The University of Hartford offers numerous ways to receive no-cost academic assistance. Tutoring by peers and faculty members is available in many specific subject areas.

  • Computer Science Tutoring Lab – The lab is staffed by full-time faculty and upper-class majors in the department and offers tutoring on nearly all freshman and sophomore level courses taught by the department. Go
  • Math and Physics Tutoring Lab – The lab is staffed by full-time faculty and upper-class majors in the departments and offers tutoring on nearly all freshman and sophomore level courses taught by the departments. Go
  • TutorZone – The Tutorzone is a peer tutoring program designed to help students receive the assistance they need in courses, tests, papers, etc. It is a service provided free of charge by the Student Government Association. Go
  • Chemistry Tutors – Students in chemistry courses: CH 110, 111, 114, 136, 230-231 may use tutors in BC 254 (ISET) during scheduled hours. No appointment is necessary. Go

University Honors Program

The University Honors Program is a multi-faceted program that enriches the educational experience of the most capable and motivated students at the University of Hartford. It supports the development of academic courses and co-curricular activities that challenge students and encourage them to embrace an array of learning opportunities. The program enables students to pursue research or to advance their artistic and creative talents through one-on-one interactions with faculty mentors. Go

Career Services Office

Career Services provides comprehensive career planning and job-seeking assistance to students and alumni of the University. Services include career counseling, resume assistance, help in finding and preparing for internships, campus recruitment, position listings, and a job match system. In addition, Career Services provides current listings of on- and off-campus student employment opportunities and a complete career library of occupational information and employer directories. You may also access their handbook regarding employment in the U.S. for international students. You can make an appointment with a career counselor, or drop in during walk-in hours for matters requiring less than 15 minutes consultation. Go

The Office of Multicultural Programs

The Office of Multicultural Programs serves to advocate and provide services for historically under-represented groups. Our focus is to promote and enhance a pluralistic community by advocating for cross-cultural awareness. Go

Health Services

University Health service is available to all full-time undergraduate students. Graduate student may also use these facilities on a pay-per-visit basis or under a per-semester payment plan.

  • Location: The Sports Center, ground floor.The entrance and parking are on the left side of the building. 
  • Appointment Scheduling: 860.768.6601 (ext. 6601 on campus). Please call in advance to set up an appointment.
  • Regular Semester Hours: Monday-Thursday 8-5 p.m., Friday 8-4 p.m. Closed for all University breaks. Go

Connections Health Education and Wellness Center 

Health Education and Wellness Center is a comprehensive health promotion service for the University of Hartford campus community. The center offers programming, health, and wellness resources, an extensive library of books and professional journals and an informative user-friendly. Go

Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)

Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) aids students in achieving their personal, social and academic goals. Through our short-term, confidential psychotherapy services (GSU-313), students are able to address issues that may be impeding these goals. Issues students raise when seeking counseling include, but are not limited to relationship difficulties, depression or anxiety, stress/time management, eating concerns, family difficulties, and alcohol and/or substance concerns. Go

Students with Disabilities Services for Students with Medical, Physical and Psychological Disabilities

Advocates for students with medical, physical and psychological disabilities. Based on their documentation, helps student prepare a letter to be shared with their professors and determines reasonable accommodations. All services are confidential. Go

Student Self-Service Center

The University's online resource for grades, registration, financial aid payments, class schedules and more. You may also request a transcript and or apply for admission. Go

Student Administrative Services Center 

SASC offers a one-stop shopping service for student-related administrative processes that include registration, payment activity, enrollment verification, access to academic records and basic financial aid information. Go

Students Centers and Activities Office

As educators, our mission in the Office of Student Centers and Activities is to provide opportunities for out-of-classroom experiences. In our "Home Away From Home" environment we offer diverse social and educational programs and services and resources that foster responsible citizenship, leadership, and ethical values. Go

Computer Support Center (CSC)

The Computer Support Center (CSC) is a free source for computer help provided by Information Technology Services (ITS), available to all currently registered students as well as faculty and staff. Its intent is to be used as a resource to help those who wish to connect and use the University’s network and email system either from on campus or off. Go

Clubs & Organizations

All registered student clubs and organizations can be contacted through the Student Government Association at 860.768.4775 or SGA If you do not see a club or organization that fits your interests please contact SGA to learn how to start one. Go

Fraternities and Sororities The Greek Life Community at the University of Hartford is devoted to providing the fraternal experience while challenging students personally and professionally, promoting academic success, maintaining the highest standards of ethical conduct, and fostering diverse, philanthropic pursuits. Go