Mission Statement

UConn Recreation is committed to offering safe and quality programs, facilities, and services to the University of Connecticut community in order to foster personal growth and wellness. We promote healthy lifestyle choices in an environment that values, embraces, and enriches individual differences, in which customer satisfaction is the priority.

Core Principles:

  • Offer recreational activities and co-curricular opportunities that encourage a healthy lifestyle and promote personal well-being in a safe environment
  • Foster experiential learning opportunities that encourage personal growth and challenge individuals to develop new skills
  • Engage programming partnerships with the campus community to enhance the role of UConn Recreation as a distinct service provider
  • Promote leadership development by providing expectation-based, ‘real-life’ work experiences through student employment and advanced work opportunities