UHart Impact Fund
Gifts to the UHart Impact Fund provide immediate and vital support wherever it's needed most at the University—from student scholarship aid and faculty support to innovative programming and global learning opportunities. Your donation to the Impact Fund gives UHart the flexibility to undertake new initiatives and meet the pressing needs of our students.
UHart General Scholarship FUND
When you donate to the UHart General Scholarship Fund, you help provide essential financial aid to keep the UHart experience accessible. Last fiscal year, 4,350 undergraduate students benefited from $83.2 million in scholarships and aid.
"Being here at school has taught me so many wonderful ways of looking at the world. I wouldn't have been able to have the opportunities I've had without the help of scholarships." —Sarah Smith '18
College of Arts and Sciences
Taking research to the next level
Gifts to the College of Arts and Sciences (A&S) Special Projects Fund allows students and professors to collaborate in cutting-edge research, using the latest tools in applying advanced techniques to fight degenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's. Because of donations to A&S, students have opportunities to study abroad in locations like Cuba, learning firsthand about its culture and history, while others present their research with faculty at professional conferences around the nation.
Barney School of Business
Preparing students to lead
Gifts to the Barney School of Business Special Projects Fund help to advance our robust curriculum and career-ready programming. Corporate visit days, "Mocktail" receptions, and internships give students exposure to real-world settings in front of industry leaders; while skill-building programs, mentorships, and financial support to acquire professional certifications help students gain the edge to lead in business and beyond. Your donation helps make these programs possible.
College of Engineering, Technology, and Architecture
Engineering creative solutions
Donations to the College of Engineering, Technology, and Architecture (CETA) Special Projects Fund empower students with the tools and space needed so they can design the future—today. Students have access to a brand new 1,920-square-foot makerspace for creating prototypes, equipped with 3D printers, scanners, power tools, and more. Aspiring engineers build the ultimate in performance and design on the fSAE Race Car Team, while others aim to tackle large-scale design problems in urban systems or plan for a sustainable future through vertical farming.
College of Education, Nursing and Health Professions
Shaping career-ready, compassionate citizens
When you give to the College of Education, Nursing and Health Professions (ENHP) Special Projects Fund, you help provide hands-on opportunities with faculty mentors and community partners, giving students the chance to make a difference while learning. Whether it's elevating education in the Hartford area, working to create new and improved prosthetics for amputees, or providing physical therapy programs in children's hospitals, ENHP students are gaining career-relevant experience while helping others learn and heal.
Hartford Art School
Bringing bold perspectives to life
At the Hartford Art School (HAS), students realize bold visions every day. Gifts to the HAS Special Projects Fund support access to a renowned visual arts program and our world-class arts facilities. From new gas kilns in ceramics and optimal lighting in painting studios to MakerBots and professional hardware for the new integrated media arts major, talented artists have the tools and space necessary to expand to new dimensions. Your gifts also enable learning beyond the studio or classroom, helping to provide unique experiential learning opportunities for students to broaden their viewpoints through educational field trips and visiting artist series.
The Hartt School
Giving students the chance to shine
Donations to The Hartt School Special Projects Fund provide vital funding for musicians, dancers, and actors to perform at prestigious venues and in top competitions, allowing students to gain exposure on stages both nationally and abroad. Because of gifts to Hartt, students have opportunities to attend scholarly conferences and to meet with top industry professionals in New York City, Boston, and beyond. These transformative experiences prepare Hartt students to be performing arts industry leaders on the global stage.
Enabling students to succeed
At Hillyer College, students have the best of both worlds—a small college in a larger university setting. Intimate classes, personalized attention, and myriad options to explore let students discover their passion while developing the skills to succeed. Your gift to the Hillyer Special Projects Fund supports our mission of untapping every student's potential through unique programming and a comprehensive range of services that enable students to thrive.
Continue changing lives
Extend the bridge to more opportunities for students at the University of Hartford. Whether you support the UHart Impact Fund, the General Scholarship Fund, or a specific school or college, your generosity empowers students and changes lives.