University of Connecticut
Undergraduate Admissions

Tours - Open House

​Academic Core Tours

Join a 20-minute walking tour led by student guides who will share their UConn experiences while describing the academic core of campus. The wait is usually shortest for tours starting at 11:00 a.m. Tours depart every 15 minutes from the Student Union, Fairfield Way starting at 10:00 a.m. Last tour departs at 2:00 p.m.

Residence Hall Tours

Explore various UConn housing opportunities and speak with our resident students about their diverse experiences. UConn offers nearly 20 residential communities. Students and staff will greet guests at each of the four open resi¬dence hall tour locations, provide a guided tour, and answer questions regarding community living. Residences are open for tours between 11:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. 

  • Alumni - (Traditional Freshman Housing) Belden Hall, Brock Hall, Eddy Hall, Watson Hall
  • Buckley & Shippee (Honors Housing) - North & South Tower
  • McMahon - (Traditional Freshman Housing) North and South Tower
  • Peter J. Werth Residence Tower - UConn’s newest traditional-style residence hall, housing students participating in eight Learning Communities (EcoHouse, Engineering House, Eurotech House, Honors to Opportunities (H2O) House, Innovation House, Public Health House, Schola2rs House, and WiMSE House). It is also home to UConn’s first makerspace, the Learning Community Innovation Zone, open to students affiliated with any Learning Community.

Student Recreational Facility Virtual Tours

UConn’s new Student Recreation Center will open its doors in the Fall of 2019! Stop by the UConn Recreation tent on Fairfield Way for a virtual tour of the three-story, 191,000 square foot, state-of-the-art building. Staff from UConn Club Sports and UConn Intramurals will also be available to answer questions about any of our 39 club sports and 20 intramural sports.

Explore the Benton Museum

Take a self-guided tour of the Benton Museum, Connecticut's State Art Museum, located centrally on UConn's campus. Drawing largely from its collection of over 6,500 works of art, the museum presents exhibitions of art dating from the 15th through the 21st centuries. The museum also creates special exhibitions drawn from outside sources as well as loaned exhibitions. Visit the Benton's website to learn more about current and upcoming exhibitions.