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Where do I go if I need tutoring for my classes? • What’s the most effective way for me to study? What are the best ways to get connected on campus? • How do I manage all of my schoolwork?


Program Dates and Cost: As of this time, we are planning to offer UConn GPS workshops on Tuesday, August 25 to Thursday, August 27. Early move-in for Storrs and Stamford Campus Students will take place on Monday, August 24, 2020.  Program fees will differ for participants who are commuting and those who will be living on campus. As well, a reduced fee will be given to students enrolled in Beyond Access for Fall 2020. We will provide further update based on latest public health guidance and provide an update in early July about our ability to offer in-person workshops or remote participation.”




UConn GPS provides you as a first year or transfer student an opportunity to learn what it takes to be a successful student at UConn. Move onto campus early and join us for three days of workshops and activities that provide holistic preparation with focus on academic success, knowledge of campus resources, health and wellness, and social involvement and skills

Goals of UConn GPS

  • Develop a plan to maintain physical and emotional health and wellness on campus.
  • Increase awareness of disability services and campus resources.
  • Become an independent, engaged and efficient learner.
  • Prepare for social involvement.
  • Maintain physical and emotional health and wellness.
  • Create an individualized transition plan to help you reach your academic, personal, and social goals.


Getting Involved in UConn GPS

Any first-year or transfer student with a disability enrolled at the University is encouraged to apply. Due to the individualized nature of this program, space is limited. Students are encouraged to apply early.

Applying to UConn GPS

If you are interested in participating in the program, submit a completed UConn GPS Application. Applications are also available at the Center for Students with Disabilities (Wilbur Cross Building, Room 204). Upon submission of your application, a UConn GPS representative will contact you to discuss the next steps.

If you have any questions regarding the UConn GPS program, please contact Ashley Mills, Program Coordinator, or  Christine Wenzel, Associate Director at (860) 486-2020 or by email at csdbeyondaccess@uconn.edu.