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School of Business Cornerstones

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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) and 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
  • 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 open advising hours and our Special Topics Workshops for additional advising

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 walk-in hours.
  • Always remember, open advising hours are often the easiest and quickest way to see an advisor and work well for quick questions!

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 Support

The Source for Active Learning

The Source for Active Learning (Writing Center and Q Course Center) is located in the Learning Commons area, on the first floor of the Jeremy Richard Library. The Source offers free tutoring in Writing, Biology, English as a Second Language (ESL), Q courses, and Finance.

Writing Center

The Writing Center offers students the opportunity to work with trained tutors on a variety of writing projects, from course papers to resumes and business letters. Students are encouraged to bring in work at any stage of the writing process. Tutors provide strategies for brainstorming, project development, and revision.

Q Tutoring

Math not always your best subject?  Struggling with a critical MATH or STAT class? Q Tutoring at the Stamford Campus includes free tutoring in the following areas: Biology, Chemistry, Math, Physics, and Statistics. 

Wellness Support

Counseling Center

Counseling can help students address areas of concern that could interfere with academic success or social development in college such as:

  • Academic Stress
  • Decision making
  • Feelings of loneliness, anxiety, depression
  • Family/Friends/Relationships
  • Stress Management

Disability Services

We welcome all students studying at the Stamford Campus to visit our office to discuss how we might help them towards academic success and campus participation.

Students interested in receiving services should come to Student Services (room 201) to complete the Student Information Form. 

Office of Student Services

If you have a question, a concern or a problem to solve, and you are not sure where to begin, the Office of Student Services is a great place to start.

Student Services can assist you with a wide range of services; from changing your major, to campus change appeals, late drops and much 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 Stamford LAUNCH! Events

Where When What
2.29 10/4/17, 11am-12pm LinkedIn: Making Your Profile Work For You
Gen Re Auditorium 11/2/17, 4-6pm UConn Stamford Fall Career Fair
2.29 11/8/17, 11am-1pm Acing the Interview

Stamford Student Activities Calendar

Getting Involved

There are many ways business students can get involved on and off-campus. The Office of Student Activities at UConn Stamford enriches the intellectual, ethical and social development of our students by engaging them in community involvement and leadership opportunities. 

Spring 2018 Stamford Club Fair

Check back next semester for information.

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
  • Visit the Stamford Career Center
  • 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 and Husky Career Link
  • Check out CCD On Demand
  • 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
  • Explore a Career in Business Academia
    • Wednesday, September 27, 2017, 5:30pm-7:30pm, Gen Re Auditorium
  • School of Business Career Expo
    • Friday, October 6, 11am-3pm,  Student Union Ballroom, Storrs
  • Diversity Career Connection
  • UConn Stamford Career Fair
    • Thursday, November 2, 2017 4pm-6pm, Gen Re Auditorium
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