Undergraduate Events

Fall 2023 List of Events

Friday, 9/29 - Grad School Prep
1pm - 2pm, Virtual, Sign up here

Monday 10/9 - Friday 10/13 - New Student Group Advising, In Person
See details below in Group Advising drop down
More information will be sent out via email to those required to attend at the end of September

Monday, 10/23 - Senior Group Advising Double Check Drop In Hours
BOUS 100B, 10am-12pm & 2pm-4pm, In Person

Friday, 12/1 - Clinical Psychology Info Session
2pm - 3pm, Virtual, Sign up here

Mandatory Group Advising

All Psychological Sciences Majors are required to attend one Mandatory Group Advising Session per academic year. There will be a hold placed on student accounts that will prevent enrollment until student attends a session. Students are strongly encouraged to bring their laptops, as well as 2 different color highlighters to the group sessions.

Email undergradpsych@uconn.edu with any questions.

Fall Semester

  • New Students (campus change, transfers, new majors) & First Year Students (0-23 credits earned)
  • Seniors (86+ credits earned)

Spring Semester

  • Sophomores (24-53 credits earned)
  • Juniors (54-85 credits earned)
  • Any new student who did not attend in the Fall
    • This includes new transfers, new campus changers, new Psych majors

New Students – FALL 2023

This session is for:

  • First year students, planning to graduate Spring 2027/Summer 2027
  • New Psych majors, graduating any future semester
  • New campus change students, graduating any future semester
  • New transfer students, graduating any future semester

New Students are required to complete a series of seven Advising Modules in HuskyCT under their Psychological Sciences-Majors/Advisors Organization. A full set of instructions have been sent out to students in this group via email from undergradpsych@uconn.edu. Then, students MUST attend one of the in-person Group Advising Sessions below. Once students attend an in-person session, the Advising Hold will be lifted from their Student Admin Accounts within 24 hours.

New Student Group Advising Sessions:

Sophomores – SPRING 2024

Details coming soon - emails generally go out early February.

Steps for Students Planning to Graduate Spring 2026/Summer 2026

Juniors – SPRING 2024

Details coming soon - emails generally go out early February.

Steps for Students Planning to Graduate Spring 2025/Summer 2025

Seniors – FALL 2023

Required for Students Planning to Graduate:

  • Spring 2024
  • Summer 2024
  • Fall 2024

A series of five Advising Modules are required for students to complete on HuskyCT under their Psychological Sciences-Majors/Advisors Organization. A full set of instructions have been sent out to students from undergradpsych@uconn.edu. Module completion is checked and holds are removed every week-day (Monday-Friday) at 9am and 3pm. It is recommended to complete Group Advising Modules at least 2-3 days before your enrollment pick time.

Please email undergradpsych@uconn.edu with any questions.



Current Semester

Grad School Prep

This workshop helps students work through a variety of aspects in regards to graduate school. Topics include:

  • Do I need to go to graduate school to pursue my chosen career path?
  • Types of graduate programs
  • Choosing a program that is best for you
  • Application process and timeline
  • Tips for being a competitive applicant

This workshop is great for students of all years, who are thinking about grad school in the future.

Can't make this session or missed it? View the recording from Spring 2020.

Clinical Psychology/Counseling Info Session

This workshop will give students an understanding of what clinical psychology means and what is required for that field.  Information regarding counseling and the similarities and differences from clinical psychology will be provided.  This presentation is ideal for students who are interested in pursuing clinical/counseling fields after graduating.

Can't make it or missed it?  Watch the updated Fall 2022 recorded workshop.

Exploring Careers in Psychology

As a psychological sciences major, the world is your oyster when it comes to your future career.  But because psychology is so broad, it can be difficult to narrow down and explore your options. This workshop is designed to help students of all years navigate the career exploration process, in any field or major.

Missed the workshop?  You can find the recording here.  Password: Careerexploration

Previous Semesters

Careers in Forensic Psychology

Join us to discuss careers inside the field of forensic psychology and how to prepare for them. Ideal for any student who is interested in the field of forensic psychology.

Missed this session or can't make it?  View the recording of this session from Fall 2020.

School Psychology Info Session

This session, led by Gina Norman (a UConn doctoral student specializing in school psychology), involved learning about a career in improving the lives and learning of children and youth.

Can't make this session or missed it?  View the recording from Spring 2022.

Ed Abroad for Psychological Sciences Majors

Psychological Sciences Majors: have you already  attended Ed Abroad 101? If so, join your academic advisors and your ed abroad advisor for a session focused on program selection, developing your goals for participation and taking the next steps in the process. Program options for your major will be highlighted and a panel of student alum will provide insights from their own experiences.

This session will go beyond the basics of Ed Abroad outlined in the Ed Abroad 101 session.  It is for that reason, that students must attend an Ed Abroad 101 session, prior to attending this session.  More info on Ed Abroad 101, including the session days/times, can be found here.

Psychological Sciences Career Series

Fall 2022 Career Series

Coming Soon!

Fall 2020 Career Series

Missed any of our Fall 2020 Career Series events? We recorded them! See below for more information.

Monday, 11/9 - Counseling Graduate School Panel
Panelists: Katharine Ustorf, Lexi Arcomano, Clare Collins

Tuesday, 11/10 - Entry Level Panel
Panelists: Polly Smith, Kristen Barbaris, Kalin Naidoo

Wednesday, 11/11 - Behavior Analyst Panel
Panelists: Amie Hahn, Chelsea Duarte, Katharine Reising

Thursday, 11/12 - Sports Psychology Panel
Panelists: Gary Bennett, Lauren Keller, Judy Van Raatle, Nick Connell, Rachel Webb