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Current Business Students

There are approximately 2,500 undergraduate students in the School of Business across various UConn campuses.  Business students should check this page often for important information, updates, and resources.

Important Things to Know Now

Academic Achievement

There are many ways to access and utilize advising
through the Office of Undergraduate Advising

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Academic Advising for Business Students

Your advisor helps you navigate your journey at UConn.  Academic advising for business students happens in a number of different ways and advising methods for students change over time.

  • First Year Students
    • Fall Semester (required) - Students attend an advising workshop held by their advisor and complete a follow-up appointment with a Peer Advisor
    • Spring Semester (required) - Students attend an individual one on one appointment with their academic advisor
  • Second Year Students
    • Fall Semester (required) - Students attend an individual one on one appointment with their academic advisor
    • Spring Semester (optional but highly encouraged) - Students attend major specific Fourth Term Forum workshops and schedule an appointment with a Peer Advisor
  • Third and Fourth Year Students
    • Advised by a faculty advisor in their major department
    • No required advising appointments but students are encouraged to contact their faculty advisor to begin building a relationship
  • All students are welcome to utilize walk-in hours and our Special Topics Workshops for additional advising

Registration

Registration for Fall 2017 starts March 20, 2017:
  • Check your specific enrollment appointment ("pick time") in StudentAdmin - this is determined by how many credits you have completed.
  • Check if you have any holds on your account and resolve them before your enrollment date.
  • You may or may not need to complete required advising through the School of Business before you can register for courses.  Always be checking your UConn email (see information on advising of student in the School of Business).
  • Run your Advisement Report to see what required classes you have remaining and add them to your shopping cart.
  • Check out our Registration FAQs if you have questions.

How Do I Schedule an Appointment with My Advisor?

Advisors in the School of Business schedule appointment in a variety of ways:
  • For advising workshops and required advising appointments, check your UConn email for a message from your advisor with instructions on how to sign up.
  • For appointments outside of required advising generally emailing your advisor is the best way to set up an appointment.  If it is during peak registration times, know that your advisor may not have availability outside your required advising appointment and walk-in hours.
  • Always remember, walk-ins are often the easiest and quickest way to see an advisor and work well for quick questions!
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Academic Support

Academic Achievement Center

The AAC offers a variety of services to help students achieve academic success.

  • Workshops on a variety of topics: Time Management, Note Taking, Test Anxiety, Study Skills, etc...
  • Drop it tutoring and coaching
  • UConnConnects - a mentoring program for at risk students
  • Supplemental Instruction for a variety of courses including PSYC 1100!
Q Center

Math not always your best subject?  Struggling with a critical MATH or STAT class?  Check out the Q Center! 

  • Drop in Peer Tutoring at convenient hours for students
  • Review sessions for popular Q courses
  • Online support materials and videos
W Center

The UConn Writing Center supports the development of writing skills for students in a variety of ways:

  • Writing tutoring and review by appointment and drop-in (limited)
  • Help with a variety of writing styles (essay, personal statements, citations, etc...)
  • Workshops on different writing techniques
ECON Tutoring

The UConn Economics Department offers tutoring for students in several undergraduate courses.

  • Tutoring for ECON 1000, 1200, 1201, 1202, 2201, and 2202
  • Drop in tutoring 4 days a week
  • No appointment neccessary

Wellness Support

Health Education Office

The UConn Health Education Office offers numerous ways to help you de-stress and stay healthy!

  • Pet Therapy twice a week
  • A relaxation station open to all students including massage chairs and quiet spaces
  • Laughter circles and various workshops in ways to de-stress
  • Personal wellness resources in a variety of areas
Counseling and Mental Health Services

Counseling and Mental Health Services is used by many students on a temporary or more long term basis.

  • Make an appointment to speak with a counselor, a confidential resource
  • Offers group therapy
  • Workshops on stress, making social connections, procrastination and more!
Center for Students With Disabilities

The Center for Students with Disabilities supports many students with temporary or long-term academic and physical accommodations:

  • Have any and all requests reviews on an individualized, case-by-case basis
  • Register online with MyAccess
  • Can provide assistance with temporary injuries or conidtions

Experiential Learning

There are many ways for business students
to get involved in and around
the UConn Community.

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Getting Invovled

There are many ways business students can get involved on and off-campus.  Joining a student organization related to business is a great way to start and remember almost all business organizations are open to students of any major!  Check out the events below for ways to get going!

  • School of Business Winter Involvement Fair
    • Tuesday, January 24, 2017, 9:30am-1:30pm, BUSN 2nd Floor Atrium
  • UConn Spring Involvement Fair
    • Wednesday, January 25, 2017, 2-7pm, Gampel Pavillion

LAUNCH!

LAUNCH prepares any student for the world of business by providing a framework for you to design a purposeful and individualized student experience through engaging in activities in the Four Cornerstone Areas.

  • Achieving Academic Excellence
  • Engaging in Experiential Learning
  • Understanding a Diverse World
  • Developing Professionalism
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Understanding a
Diverse World

It is crucial that business students
develop a comfort and understanding
of the diverse world in which
they hope to achieve success

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Expanding Your Horizons

Students successful in the many fields of business will need to develop skills and abilities to work with other individuals and in a variety of work spaces and environments.  Developing an understanding of this diversity around us is key to a student's success.  There are many ways to do this on and off campus and your advisor can help guide you to opportunities that fit your goals.  Here are somethings you can do now to begin broadening your understanding:

  • Visit a Cultural Center on campus
  • Plan to study abroad
  • Complete an experiential certificate through the School of Business
  • Join a cultural club or volunteer in the community
  • Become a UCAELI conversation partner

Upcoming Events

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Professional
Development

It's never too early for business students
to start preparing themselves to be
successful professionals in their chosen field.

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As emerging leaders in the world of business it's important for business students to develop their professional skills and abilities early.  There are a number of resources in the School of Business and at UConn that students can utilize to kick start their professional careers.  If you're wondering where to start here are a few items you can do now:

  • Create a resume and have it reviewed by the Career Development Office
  • Create a LinkedIn profile and begin making connections
  • Start exploring Husky Career Prep
  • Create a profile on Husky Career Link
  • Read the Wall Street Journal (free access to business students)

Upcoming Career Events

Check out these upcoming Career Fairs for Spring 2017.  Remember it's never to early to practice talking to employers!

  • 2017 Careers for the Common Good
    • Wednesday, February 15, 2017
    • 12-3pm, Student Union Ballroom
  • 2017 Spring Career Fair
    • Wednesday, March 29, 2017
    • 11am-3pm, Gampel Pavillion
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