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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.

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 (.pdf) | Review Guidelines (.pdf) | Best Practices (.pdf) | Academic C&I Review Schedule (.pdf)

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