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Current Business Students

Twelve majors across five campuses developing leaders in business

The Storrs Experience

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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 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
  • First Year Transfer Students
    • First Semester (required) - Students attend an individual one on one appointment with their academic advisor
    • No required advising appointments but students are encouraged to contact their faculty advisor to begin building a relationship
  • All students are welcome to utilize open advising hours and our Special Topics Workshops for additional advising

Registration for Fall 2018 starts March 19, 2018:
  • 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.

Advisors in the School of Business schedule appointment in a variety of ways:
  • For 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 open advising hours.
  • Always remember, open advising hours are often the easiest and quickest way to see an advisor and work well for quick questions!

Academic Support

 

Academic Achievement Center

 

The Writing Center

 

The Quantitative Learning Center

 

ECON Tutoring

Wellness Support

 

Health Education Office

 

Counseling and Mental Health Services

 

The Center for Students with Disabilities

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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

Getting Involved

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!

  • TBA for Fall 2018

Bloomberg at UConn

UConn Business students have access to Bloomberg Terminals, which are advanced computer systems with integrated financial software. They allows users to access real-time financial data and news on markets, economies, and businesses around the world. 

Bloomberg Market Concepts (BMC) is an 8-hour, self-paced e-learning course that provides an interactive introduction to the financial markets. Completion of the Bloomberg Market Concepts course and having relevant, practical knowledge is important to land key internships in the financial world.

For more information, visit: https://finance.business.uconn.edu/bloomberg-at-uconn/

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:

  • 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

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 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 2018.  Remember it's never to early to practice talking to employers!

  • TBA for Fall 2018
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