Faculty and Staff Resources

The College's central resources help CLAS employees navigate, implement, and administer procedures and best practices. Find what you need below or contact the Office of the Dean for questions.

 

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Resources and Offices


Academic Advising

The CLAS Academic Services Center provides advising and other academic services to CLAS students, staff, and faculty.

Department Advising

The CLAS Academic Services Center oversees a total of 25 full-time professional advisors and over 400 faculty advisors in the College's academic departments. These advisors provide guidance on courses and majors, finding hands-on learning opportunities, exploring career development resources, and more. View a list of advising contacts for each CLAS department.

Policies and Forms

In addition to University regulations, the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences has academic policies on internships, scholastic probation, academic misconduct, and more. View the Center's academic policies page.

Students can access forms for many academic functions, such declaring a major and placing a class on pass/fail, on the CLAS Academic Services Center's website.

Advising Expectations

Academic advisors are staff or faculty members selected by a department to guide students through their major requirements. In most cases, students are assigned an academic advisor when they declare a major. Learn more about the CLAS undergraduate advising process and expectations for advisors and students.

Student Resources

The Center offers a general resources page for CLAS undergraduate students, including sections for admitted students, transfer students, and international students

Have Questions? Contact the Center!

The CLAS Academic Services Center recommends that students make an appointment with an advisor to answer their specific questions. Advising meetings can take place virtually or in person. Students are also encouraged to contact the Center to obtain a dean's signature for academic forms.

Faculty and staff who have advising questions can contact the Center:

Alumni Relations

The CLAS Office of Alumni Relations works to strengthen alumni relationships with the College and the University. Learn more and contact the Office of alumni Relations.

Communications

The CLAS Office of Communications provides communications and marketing support to administrators, faculty, and staff in the College. Learn more and contact the Office of Communications.

Development

The CLAS Office of Development works to secure philanthropic gifts to enhance College priorities and initiatives. Learn more and contact the Office of Development.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

CLAS is dedicated to the ongoing work of building and supporting inclusion at all levels. Learn more about our DEI initiatives.

Guidelines and Procedures

Developed by the Dean's Office, CLAS guidelines and procedures address common questions and supplement University by-laws; the rules and regulations of the University Senate; and relevant University Human Resources policies and procedures.

Inside CLAS Newsletter

View the archives of our newsletter for faculty and staff of the UConn College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.

Internal Funding Opportunities

The College provides internal funding opportunities for CLAS initiatives across UConn’s campuses. Funds support projects that align with the goals in the CLAS Strategic Plan, including research, scholarship, teaching, diversity efforts, and outreach.

Shared Services

The CLAS Shared Services Center provides College employees with the tools and information they need to make effective decisions on human, physical, fiscal, and research resources. Their offices include:

Business Center

The Business Center oversees the College's administrative and non-research fiscal activity. The Center helps CLAS employees to manage their budgets, purchases, staffing, data, and more. The Center is committed to developing new systems that improve efficiency, including in-house business applications.

Facilities

CLAS Facilities oversees the maintenance and upkeep of the College's buildings, classrooms, and research spaces. CLAS Facilities can help the College’s faculty, staff, and researchers with common requests like building access, moves, and renovations. They also serve as the primary liaisons between the College and UConn Facilities Operations.

Grants Management

Grant Management Services (GMS) assists researchers as they apply for, secure, and track their funding awards. GMS staff members help grant applicants prepare their proposals, develop budgets, and interface with other offices on campus. They also support CLAS employees once they secure their awards by providing guidance on finances and reporting.

Information Technology

CLAS IT provides technical assistance and computer support to faculty and staff members in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. For technical assistance, please email clasit@uconn.edu or make a request using our IT portal.

Strategic Plan

Developed during the 2019-2020 academic year, the CLAS Strategic Plan articulates what we do, the values that guide our work, what we intend to become by 2025, and the path we will take to reach that vision.