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The Avery Point Experience

Upcoming Events

Important Things to Know Now

 

School of Business Cornerstones

Click the icons below to learn more about each cornerstone.

Academic Achievement

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

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 and Second Year Students on the Avery Point campus
  • Third and Fourth Year Students on the Storrs campus
    • 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 open advising hours and Special Topics Workshops for additional advising

Registration FAQ

Instructions for Transferring a Course

Registration for Spring 2018 starts October 23, 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.

Academic and Wellness Support

Academic Center

Avery Point's Academic Center is the tutoring headquarters for all UConn students at the Avery Point Campus. The Center provides tutoring services for almost every course being taught on campus including math, chemistry, biology, physics, writing, psychology, the humanities, as well as providing study-skill strategies, résumé assistance, and assistance with course technologies. 

Counseling and Wellness Services

Counseling Services supports students in many different areas such as dealing with anxiety, depression, important decisions and life goals, resolving interpersonal/work/family conflicts, dealing with difficult people, and balancing school with other commitments.

Disability Services

Students requiring classroom accommodations should meet with the Director of Student Services to discuss options. The Center for Students with Disabilities website provides information about available accommodations and the process to register for accommodations.

Contact: Trudy Flanery, Branford House, Room 306, (860) 405-9024

Advising Center

The Advising and Exploration Center at the Avery Point Campus services undergraduate students studying in a variety of degree programs. The integration of the social, academic and career development of the student is the central focus and drive behind the center

Student Affairs

The Student Affairs Office at Avery Point is responsible for many non-academic functions, and provides oversight to the broad offering of student services on the campus. 

Contact the Student Affairs Office if you have questions or concerns about the following:

  • Academic performance, probation, dismissals
  • Community standards (student conduct)
  • Early campus change
  • Readmission
  • Rescheduling final exams
  • School, major or advisor changes
  • Withdrawal from more than one class
  • Withdrawal from school
  • Admissions, welcome center, husky ambassador program
  • and more!

Experiential Learning

There are many ways for Business students to get involved on and off campus

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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Upcoming Avery Point LAUNCH! Events

Check back for a full listing of LAUNCH! events once the semester is underway!

Getting Involved

There are many ways business students can get involved on and off-campus.

UConn Avery Point Student Involvement

Club Listing: averypoint.uconn.edu/clubs-organizations
Community Outreach: averypoint.uconn.edu/outreach
Student Center:  averypoint.uconn.edu/student-center-programs

Understanding a Diverse World

It is crucial that business students develop an 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:

Upcoming Events

Professional Development

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

Resources for Professional Development

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:

  • Take BUSN 3005 Career Development in Business, a roadmap for the college to career experience
  • Create a resume and have it reviewed by Career Services
  • 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 Fall 2017.  Remember it's never to early to practice talking to employers!

  • University Career Fair
    • Tuesday, September 19 & Wednesday, September 20, 11am-3pm, Student Union Ballroom, Storrs
    • STEM: Tuesday, September 26 & Wednesday, September 27, 11am-3pm, Student Union Ballroom, Storrs
  • School of Business Career Expo
    • Friday, October 6, 11am-3pm,  Student Union Ballroom, Storrs
  • Diversity Career Connection
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