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Office of the Provost

Centers and Institutes

The University of Connecticut is home to over eighty-five Centers and Institutes which have been established to promote scholarly activity and/or support teaching, research, diversity or the outreach mission of the institution.

Listing of Centers & Institutes

Establishment and Review

The University recognizes that Centers/Institutes require a commitment of resources and has developed guidelines regarding criteria for their establishment and review. These guidelines and a schedule for the review of Academic Centers/Institutes can be found below.

Establishment and Review | Review Guidelines | Best Practices

New Centers/Institutes require the Provost’s approval. For any additions or edits to the listing of Centers/Institutes below, please contact

Center & Institute Directors Retreat

The Office of the Provost hosts the Center & Institute Directors Retreat each spring semester to serve as both a summit and professional development opportunity for Center & Institute Directors.

Fall 2023 Retreat

October 30, 2023
8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Student Union Ballroom
Email with questions.

Spring 2024

May 14, 2024
8:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Student Union Ballroom
Email with questions.