Overview The University of Connecticut (UConn) is a public educational institution located in Storrs, Connecticut, United States. Founded on January 1, 1881[(68197341)](#Founded Date), UConn operates in the higher education and university industries. The university has a total of 10,234 employees[(68197342)](#Number of Employees) and is accredited by numerous organizations, including the American Psychological Association, the Association of American Law Schools, and the New England Commission of Higher Education.
UConn is affiliated with the National Collegiate Athletic Association, Universitas 21, and the National Athletic Association[(77153100)](#Affiliated With)[(77153101)](#Affiliated With)[(77153102)](#Affiliated With). The university owns several facilities, such as the Harry A. Gampel Pavilion, Mark Edward Freitas Ice Forum, and J. O. Christian Field[(68197336)](#Owner of)[(68197337)](#Owner of)[(68197338)](#Owner of).
Subsidiaries and Affiliates UConn has numerous subsidiaries, including the University of Connecticut School of Business, the University of Connecticut School of Medicine, and the University of Connecticut School of Engineering. The university also operates the J. Robert Donnelly Husky Heritage Sports Museum, the William Benton Museum of Art, and the Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry.
Contact and Social Media UConn can be reached via phone at +18604862000[(89430144)](#Phone Number) and email at firstname.lastname@example.org[(89430143)](#Email Address). The university maintains an active presence on social media platforms, including Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, and YouTube[(3985601)](#Twitter URL)[(3985602)](#Facebook URL)[(77153087)](#Instagram URL)[(77153105)](#LinkedIn URL)[(89430142)](#YouTube Channel).