Message from the Rainbow Center and ODI

March 29, 2021 Dear UConn students, staff, and faculty, I am writing to you today to update you that this past month there were two separate reported bias incidents targeting the LGBTQIA+ community on UConn’s campus. On March 16, an RA in Alumni Hall found images drawn on a dry-erase board in the lounge space. […]

Women’s Center Statement on the Passing of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

It is with great sadness and immense gratitude that we honor the life and legacy of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.   Fighting her way through barriers of gender discrimination personally, Justice Ginsburg persisted, opening doors for women in higher education, becoming the first woman member of the Harvard Law Review and the first woman tenured professor […]

The Women’s Center is hiring for Fall 2020

      The Women’s Center is currently accepting applications for the following positions through Student Employment:       The Women’s Center is hiring for Fall 2020 These postings can be found under Storrs Student Labor at Violence Against Women Prevention Program (VAWPP) Peer Facilitator – Select job   Ref# 11192 Class IV – […]

2019 Outstanding Senior Women Academic Achievement Awards

The Provost’s Office, UConn Alumni, and the Women’s Center annually sponsor the Outstanding Senior Women Academic Achievement Awards Ceremony, which recognizes women undergraduate and graduate students who have excelled academically within each school/college and demonstrated high achievement in research and service to the University community.  The program also celebrates the recipients of the 100 Years […]

Accepting applications for our VAWPP Coordinator

The University of Connecticut Women’s Center is inviting applications for our Violence Against Women Prevention Program Coordinator, Program Specialist 1, UCP 6.  TO APPLY Please apply online at UConn Jobs (, Staff Positions (Search #2019329) to submit a cover letter, resume, and list of three professional references as single file attachments.  This job posting is […]


On October 20th, join us in a #SAYHERNAME vigil and rally as we remember and acknowledge black female victims of state-sanctioned violence. Sandra Bland, Shelly Frey, Kendra Moore and hundreds unknown women have lost their lives, and it is time to call for a more gender inclusive movement towards racial justice. This event is part of a […]

FYE Requests

All FYE instructors/mentors should sign up for their VAWPP workshop as soon as possible. Please note that there are a limited number of workshops we can offer in a given week, thus we have designed the google doc to reflect our Peer Facilitator’s availability over an 11 week period (9/14 – 11/30). There are far […]

2015 Outstanding Senior Women Academic Achievement Awards Recipients

The Outstanding Senior Women Academic Achievement Awards were established as part of the University of Connecticut’s celebration of the 100 Years of Women at UConn in 1993. The Provost’s Office, the Alumni Association, and the Women’s Center sponsor the annual awards ceremony to honor outstanding women undergraduates (and graduate students from the Graduate School, the […]