Visit Us


Campus tours are designed for prospective students and their families. Guided campus tours are held Monday through Saturday and require reservations. Tours consist of a 30-minute information session followed by a 90-minute walking tour.

For detailed information or to arrange a campus tour, please contact the Lodewick Visitors Center at tours@uconn.eduor 860-486-4900, or complete the Online Reservation Form.


Tours of the Art & Art History Department are available by appointment during the Fall and Spring semesters.

Please email for more information or to schedule an appointment.

Please note: Portfolio Reviews will not be performed during tours.


Open House is a time for students and parents to visit the campus, learn more about UConn and the Department of Art & Art History, and meet the faculty.  Prospective students and their families begin the day at Gampel Pavilion and then visit the Department of Art & Art History for an information session with faculty and tours of our facilities. To learn more about the campus-wide Open House and register for it, go to

Fall Open House Days

Saturday, September  21, 2019

Saturday, October  20, 2019


Please note that the University is hosting two Fall Open House days this year, and the program will be identical at each.


November 11, 2019


A day for students and families to explore the School of Fine Arts in action! This morning program includes informative presentations by Admissions, Financial Aid, students and professors. Students attend panel discussions and visit departments, meeting and interacting with students, faculty and staff in Fine Arts.


Date TBA


March (TBA), 2020

Art and Art History

University of Connecticut

All students admitted to the BFA and BA program in Art and the BA program in Art History for Fall 2019 will be invited to spend an afternoon and evening with us. After a welcome from the Department Head and Dean, admitted students will participate in workshops and enjoy a special dinner with faculty and current students. This is an opportunity to find out just how vibrant and creative our art community is. Invitations will go out the first week in March; for additional information, please feel free to contact the Department office at 860-486-3930 or