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.


  • UConn Summer Schooling Show

    The annual summer schooling show will be held at the Horsebarn Hill Arena on Saturday, July 22nd.  The show features classes in both western and english.  See the class list and registration form here.  For outside horses, please use the health form for visiting horses here.
  • 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.
  • Summer Riding Practicum Registration Open

    Registration for the summer riding lesson progam is now open! See the available lessons and to reserve your spot today!
  • 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