Graduate Students

The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences thrives because of the groundbreaking research and dedicated teaching of our graduate students.

More than a quarter of UConn’s graduate students are housed in CLAS departments. Through our integrated relationship with the Graduate School, we offer dozens of graduate degrees and certificates ranging from research-focused to professional programs.


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Resources for Graduate Students

Academic Support

The College can help you achieve your academic, professional, and personal goals through collaborations with the Graduate School and other campus partners. 

Search the Graduate Catalog

The Graduate Catalog is published annually by the Office of the Registrar. It contains information about graduate courses as well as the requirements of the University of Connecticut Graduate School.

Find CLAS Fellowships

The CLAS Office of the Dean offers scholarships and fellowships annually, which are open to all eligible students across the College.

Teaching Resources

The Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning offers resources designed to help students succeed in their teaching roles at UConn.

Research Resources

The Office of the Vice President for Research oversees research initiatives across all UConn campuses and provides resources and support to faculty, graduate student, and postdoctoral researchers.

You can find additional research support and funding opportunities on the CLAS research page.

Career Development

The Center for Career Development offers services for graduate students and postdoctoral researchers. Their resources can help you explore your career goals and prepare for your job search.

Attend a Career Event

The Center’s calendar of events features seminars, careers fairs, networking opportunities, and alumni career panels tailored specifically for graduate students.

Get Help with Your CV and Cover Letter

The Center offers a variety of guides and resources for perfecting your professional materials, including your Curriculum Vitae (CV), résumé, cover letter, writing samples, sample syllabus, and statements on research, teaching, and diversity.

Meet with a Career Coach

Career coaching sessions from the Center for Career Development help students identify and achieve their professional goals. CLAS students can request coaching sessions on topics like CV critiques, practice interviews, and job searches in and outside of the academy.

Explore Your Career Options

Career communities feature industry and identity-focused content curated by the Center for Career Development. The Doctoral Degree community connects you with job postings, success stories, and professional resources to help you discover what you can do with your UConn graduate degree.

Enroll in a Career Readiness Course

The Center for Career Development leads a Career Readiness for Graduate Students course through HuskyCT. This asynchronous, self-guided course includes modules covering key areas of your career development, including preparing professional materials, interviewing, using LinkedIn, and searching for academic jobs.

To register in this course, log into HuskyCT and navigate to the Self-Enroll Courses and Organizations Students section on the main landing page.

Start Your Academic Job Search

Considering a career in academia? The Center offers academic job application resources that can help you find, apply for, and land your next position. Resources include online tools, on-demand webinars, and industry insights.