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
Seniors - Apply to graduate and submit your final plan of study now!
First Years - Advising Appointment Invitations have been sent! Check your UConn email to schedule early!
Second Years - The schedule for the major-specific Fourth Term Forums is posted! After attending you will be able to sign up for a one on one appointment with one of the presenters.
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
- Second Year Students
- Fall Semester (required) - Students attend an individual one on one appointment with their academic advisor
- Spring Semester(optional but highly encouraged) - Student can attend a major specific Fourth Term Forum workshop and schedule an appointment with a Peer Advisor
- Third and Fourth Year Students
- Advised by a faculty advisor in their major department
- No official advising is required but students are encouraged to contact thier 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 for Fall 2017 starts March 20, 2017. A couple important items to remember:
- Check your specific enrollment date in StudentAdmin.
- 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. See the 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 you 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.
- Always remember, walk-ins are often the easiest and quickest way to see an advisor and work well for quick questions!
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!
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
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
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 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!
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
There are many ways for business students
to get involved in and around
the UConn Community.
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 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
It is crucial that business students
develop a comfort and understanding
of the diverse world in which
they hope to achieve success
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
- Education Abroad Fair
- Wednesday, March 1, 2017, 2-6pm
- Student Union Ballroom
- Find out how to make the most of your Abroad Fair experience
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