• Environmental journalism students photograph UConn biodiversity collections.
  • A scene from the making of the UConn Journalism documentary “Locked Out: American Dream in Jeopardy.”
  • 'Confronting Racism as Journalists' event with columnists Kevin Blackistone, Helen Ubinas and Frances Kai-Hwa Wang
  • High school journalism students get drone photography demonstration.

We are the only nationally accredited journalism program in New England.
We prepare students to become intelligent, responsible, articulate journalists,
and clear, effective communicators in all forms of media.

Our Courses

 We offer rigorous and varied courses in reporting, writing, journalism ethics and news media production.

Welcome to UConn Journalism

Learn about our nationally accredited journalism program in this Q&A with Department Head Marie K. Shanahan.

Our Faculty

All faculty members have significant backgrounds as professional journalists, including two Pulitzer Prize winners.

Internship Opportunites

Find out how an internship can help you gain valuable professional experience before graduation.


We offer current students scholarships and awards totaling approximately $20,000 annually.

Student Work

Our students produce works of journalism in all forms of media, from written stories to podcasts to documentaries.

Spring 2022 Office Hours

Monday 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Tuesday 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Wednesday 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Thursday 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Friday 9:00 am-4:00 pm


Contact Us

Email: journalism@uconn.edu
Address: Department of Journalism
365 Fairfield Way, U-1129
Storrs, CT 06269
Phone: 860-486-4221
Social: Facebook

For general undergraduate advising questions, contact: clasasc@uconn.edu

The Department of Journalism at the University of Connecticut is accredited under the Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications (ACEJMC) standards. Read more about ACEJMC accreditation»