Meet with Us

This fall the Department of Public Policy (DPP) will meet with all prospective students online. The Department will offer admissions office hours, individual meetings, and opportunities to meet with representatives at virtual events.

Featured Events

Fast Fact Friday
Each Friday from 1:00-2:00 p.m. EST, the Department's Outreach Coordinator will hold drop-in office hours for prospective applicants to ask program or admissions-related questions. Fast Fact Friday will be available through Zoom!

Connect via Zoom with the code: learnmore


Individual Meetings
The Department's Admissions Staff is happy to meet with you individually about your program interests or admissions questions. We are typically available for meetings Monday through Friday from 9:00am - 4:00pm EST subject to availability. You can also request information through our online form.

Catherine Guarino
For programmatic related questions, please email Administrative Program Director Catherine Guarino at

Lian Kish
For application related questions, please email Outreach Coordinator Lian Kish at

Information Sessions

Our sessions are 30 minute programmatic overviews, and we are happy to meet with you individually after a session!

General Public


Program Date and Time (EST)

Master of Public Administration (MPA) and Master of Public Policy (MPP)

MPA Fellows

(Sessions can also be accessed via Zoom without prior registration)

Sessions for State of Connecticut Employees

Survey Research Masters (MASR) and Graduate Certificate (SRC)

All Programs

ECSU Specific Info Session on Wednesday, February 10th at 3pm

Major Specific for UConn Undergraduates

*Sessions cover masters programs and undergraduate Fast-Track

Major/College Date and Time (EST)
Allied Health Sciences (AHS) *Upcoming
School of Business from 12pm-1pm Wednesday, February 3 and Wednesday, March 31
College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources (CAHNR) from 12pm-1pm Friday, January 29 and Friday, March 19
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (CLAS) from 1pm-2pm Wednesday, April 7
Communication from 12pm-1pm Friday, February 5 and Friday, April 2
Economics from 1:30pm-2:30pm Wednesday, March 17
Honors from 4pm-5pm Thursday, January 28 and Thursday, March 25
Political Science from 12pm-1pm Friday March 26



Host Event Date Time (EST)
Central Connecticut State University (CCSU) Tuesday, February 9 1pm-4pm
Eastern Connecticut State University Virtual Career and Internship Fair: Accounting, Business, Finance, Art, Media and Marketing Wednesday, March 10 12:30pm-4pm
Smith College Thursday, March 11 1pm-4pm
University of Connecticut (UConn) Center for Career Development Spring Career Fair Wednesday, March 24 11am-3pm
Western Connecticut State University (WCSU) Spring Career Fair for Education, Healthcare, Non-Profit & Government Wednesday, March 31 12pm-3pm
Eastern Connecticut State University Virtual Career and Internship Fair: Health Science, STEM and Government & Law Tuesday, April 6 12:30pm-4pm
Eastern Connecticut State University Virtual Career and Internship Fair: Education & Human Services Thursday, April 22 3pm-6pm

Directions and Contacts

Information sessions typically take place at the UConn Hartford campus, with additional sessions taking place at the Storrs campus, Stamford campus, and online.

UConn Hartford

Hartford Times Building
10 Prospect Street, Hartford, CT 06103

The Department is located on the fourth floor.

UConn Hartford parking information

UConn Storrs

Homer Babbidge Library
369 Fairfield Way, Storrs, CT 06269

UConn Storrs parking information

UConn Stamford

Stamford Campus Building
1 University Place, Stamford, CT 06901

UConn Stamford parking information