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Intercultural Connection Programs

UConn has many opportunities for international students to connect with other UConn students through peer mentorship programs, activities and student clubs and organizations. Contact information is provided in the link for each program - you should contact the organization to learn more or get involved!

Huskies International Huskies International is a UConn student organization with the goal of connecting international undergraduates and exchange students with U.S. undergraduates, and they also coordinate a Huskymates buddy program. 
Cross Cultural Connections Cross Cultural Connections is a program through UConn Community Outreach to pair international students with domestic students as conversation partners, to share cultures and practice English. 
UCAELI Conversation Partners Conversation Partners are people of all ages who are interested in meeting people from different cultures. Conversation Partners play an important role in UCAELI students’ English education.
Global Gateways Program Global Gateways is a program for all students facilitated by the Asian American Cultural Center with the goal of connecting international and domestic students through fun activities and discussions. 


UConn Cultural Centers

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African American Cultural Center

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Asian American Cultural Center


Native American Cultural Programs


Puerto Rican/Latin American Cultural Center

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Rainbow Center

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Women's Center

Find Student Clubs and Events

Search UConn student clubs and events by campus and by interest on the UConntact website (browse Categories or put in a Keyword search). Reach out to the club contacts for any clubs you are interested to join, or visit their table at the Involvement Fair.

Volunteering and Community Service

UConn Community Outreach provides opportunities for students to volunteer and work together on community service projects.

Sports, Fitness and Outdoor Programs

Learn about UConn Recreation opportunties.