Offices and Departments


(C) = Confidential Resources
Confidential Employees will not disclose information about Prohibited Conduct to the University without the permission of the Student or Employee 

(E) = Exempt Resources
Exempt Employees will offer Students and Employees information about resources, support, and how to report incidents of Prohibited Conduct to law enforcement and the University. Exempt Employees will only report the information shared with them to the University if the Student and/or Employee requests that the information be shared (unless someone is in imminent risk of serious harm or a minor).

All other resources are non-confidential and non-exempt.

Support Offices

Dean of Students Office

The mission of the Dean of Students Office is to provide a place where UConn undergraduates work with staff to identify possible solutions to challenges they face as they navigate campus life. The office provides support without judgment and recognizes that every student’s experience is unique.

Employee Assistance Program (C)

The Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is a free and confidential service for employees and their household dependents. EAP provides private assessment, brief counseling and/or referrals for additional services to assist with personal and/or work-related problems that could potentially impact job performance, health, mental and emotional well-being. Such concerns, amongst others, may include stress, financial issues, legal issues, family problems, office conflicts, and alcohol or substance abuse. EAP also works with supervisors and managers to provide proactive planning for, and intervention in, situations such as organizational changes and in response to traumatic events.

Graduate Student and Postdoctoral Affairs of The Graduate School

The Graduate Student and Postdoctoral Affairs office is available to support graduate students throughout their graduate student journey. Our team works with graduate students to navigate personal and academic challenges and identify appropriate resources and next steps for support while being sensitive to and recognizing the unique aspects of the graduate student experience. 

Ombuds Office (E)

The Ombuds Office was established to provide a confidential, neutral resource for staff, faculty, Professional and graduate students and trainees to express concerns, identify options to address workplace conflicts, facilitate productive communication, and surface responsible concerns regarding university policies and practices.

Employees of the Ombuds Office are Exempt Employees. Exempt Employees will only report the information shared with them to the University if the student and/or Employee requests that the information be shared (unless someone is in imminent risk of serious harm or a minor).

Office for Diversity and Inclusion

Office for Diversity and Inclusion

The mission of the Office for Diversity and Inclusion is to advocate for access and equity across all university units, to welcome and celebrate the experiences of individuals regardless of background through innovative educational programs, and to transform campus climate to build a more welcoming and inclusive community.

Cultural Centers

Employees of the Cultural Centers are Exempt Employees. Exempt Employees will only report the information shared with them to the University if the student and/or Employee requests that the information be shared (unless someone is in imminent risk of serious harm or a minor). 

African American Cultural Center (E)

The African American Cultural Center (AACC) was established in 1968 to support African Americans in all aspects of campus life. The AACC serves as a liaison to academic support departments and assists students in navigating the many resources of the University community such as residential life, the dean of student’s office, financial aid, and other student affairs departments.

Asian American Cultural Center (E)

The Asian American Cultural Center (AsACC) provides resources to enhance the University’s diversity commitment through its recruitment and retention efforts, teaching, service, and outreach to the Asian American community on campus and beyond. Central to all its programming, the AsACC assists students in exploring and defining their cultural identity in multicultural America. The AsACC provides a supportive environment for students, faculty, and staff that encourages academic excellence, personal development, community engagement, and professional leadership.

Puerto Rican/Latin American Cultural Center (E)

The Puerto Rican/Latin American Cultural Center’s mission is to improve the status of Latinx students and to promote awareness, understanding, and appreciation of the richness and diversity of Latinx individuals and Latin American cultures. PRLACC sponsors educational and cultural programs, provides services and leadership opportunities, fosters connections, and educates the greater University community about Latinx issues. The center’s services and programs seek to enhance and support student, faculty, and staff recruitment and retention, as well as enrich the multicultural climate of our community.

Rainbow Center (E)

The Rainbow Center’s mission is to operate in the service of a more equitable world for all students, faculty, and staff at the University of Connecticut. Using an intersectional lens, they center their work on advocating for, and increasing education, access, retention, identity development, and community-building for queer- and trans-spectrum communities.

Women’s Center (E)

The mission of the Women’s Center is to educate, advocate, and provide support services for the achievement of women’s equity at the University and within the community at large. More specifically, we promote an anti-racist feminist perspective which includes an analysis of the intersectionality between various forms of oppression; challenges the power structure/status quo that reinforces inequality based on race and gender simultaneously; and foregrounds the understanding of how racial discrimination impacts the analysis of gender discrimination.

Student Health and Wellness

Medical Care (C)

The mission of the University of Connecticut Student Health and Wellness is to promote the lifelong physical and emotional well-being of our students. Our multi-disciplinary team provides high quality, cost-effective Primary Care, Health Promotion and Educational Outreach.

Mental Health (C)

The mission of SHaW Mental Health is to provide the highest quality clinical services to promote the emotional, relational, and academic potential of all students. We are committed to the core values of respect, responsiveness, innovation, and quality to enhance the unique experience of each individual at the University of Connecticut.

Investigative Offices

These offices are actively involved in reviewing and responding to incident reports that are accessible through InForm.

Office of Community Standards

The mission of the Office of Community Standards is to facilitate individual student success through an ethic of care while maintaining a safe and productive community. The office’s vision is to establish an intercultural, academic community that engages in civility, approaches learning with the spirit of inquiry, promotes personal growth and engagement, and embraces responsibility for the health and safety of all members.

Office of Employee Relations

The Office of Employee Relations oversees faculty and staff labor relations at all UConn campuses. The Office reports to the Chief Human Resources Officer, and many of the attorneys within the Office have a dotted-line relationship to the University’s General Counsel.

Office of Institutional Equity

Office of Institutional Equity

The Office of Institutional Equity (OIE) ensures the University’s commitment and responsibility to foster equitable and inclusive working and learning environments. Our work focuses on administering the University’s non-discrimination policies, as well as ensuring compliance with state and federal laws and regulations related to equal opportunity and affirmative action, including but not limited to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Title IX of the Education Amendments Act of 1972, Title VI and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and the Connecticut Fair Employment Practices Act. This includes OIE serving as the office of the ADA Coordinator and Title IX Coordinator.

Read about the Office of Institutional Equity's investigative process here.

Title IX

UConn is committed to creating and maintaining a campus environment free from all forms of sexual harassment, sexual violence, relationship violence and stalking. The intent of this website is to raise awareness and to provide information, support and resources to anyone impacted.


UConn is committed to providing equal access and full participation for individuals with disabilities within all University programs and activities. This website serves as a central resource for information related to accessibility at UConn.

Office of University Compliance

The Office of University Compliance promotes a University-wide culture of compliance and ethics.  We support the University’s commitment to compliant and ethical conduct by providing educational training and resources, assisting decentralized compliance areas with monitoring efforts, and by offering channels for individuals to ask questions and report concerns.

Read about the Office of University Compliance's investigative process here.

Public Safety: UCPD

The University of Connecticut Police Department pledges to protect and serve by safeguarding the future of our community through education, understanding and mutual respect. We are responsible for all criminal investigations for on-campus crimes. If you are unsure where to call, start with UConn Police

UConn Health Offices

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