We provide our 400+ undergraduate students a variety of options with six areas of interest: pre-vet/pre-grad, equine science, business management, food science, animal production, and animal biotechnology. These options allow students to gain industry specific experience for a wide variety of animal-related careers.


  • Animal Science Job Opportunity- Faculty Position

    The UConn Department of Animal Science is currently seeking to fill a faculty position for an Assistant Professor in Genomics.  Please click the link above for more information and to apply.
  • Fall Equine Practicum Registration Open

    UConn offers a riding lesson program for current students and registration is now open!  Learn more and register at the link above!
  • Food Safety for Artisan Cheesemakers

    Dr. Dennis D'Amico, in conjunction with North Carolina State University, has developed and launched a new online course: "Food Safety for Artisan Cheesemakers."  The course will be offered for free until the end of the year.  Learn more and take the course at the link above!
  • Equine Microchipping Clinic

    The UConn Department of Animal Science and Tufts University will offer an equine microchipping clinic on Saturday, September 9th from 11 AM to 2 PM in the Horsebarn Hill Arena.  Please click the link above for the registration form which is due by August 31st.
  • UConn Horses for Sale

    The UConn Department of Animal Science offers a limited number of horses for sale throughout the year. There are several horses currently for sale
  • Animal Science Undergraduate Research Opportunities

    The Department of Animal Science offers undergraduates many opportunities to conduct research outside of the classroom in a variety of areas. Animal Science labs are currently researching with the help of undergraduate and graduate students.
  • ANSC Student Newsletter

    Each semester the Department of Animal Science publishes an electronic student newsletter in order to share the latest department news and events; scholarship, job, and internship opportunities; students accomplishments; and reminders of important deadlines to keep our students informed.
  • UConn Morgans

    The Department of Animal Science has a longstanding tradition of breeding, training and showing Morgan horses.

    The Department of Animal Science has created a web page that offers a condensed version of information on the history of Morgan horses at UConn.

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Department of Animal Science
Unit 4040
3636 Horsebarn Hill Road Ext.
Storrs, CT 06269-4040

George White Building Room 107
Open Monday – Friday, 8am – 5pm
Phone: (860) 486-2413
Fax: (860) 486-4375
Email: AnimalScience@UConn.edu