Sunset on the Wilbur Cross Building, where UCIS is located.

Our Mission

University of Connecticut Interpreting Services (UCIS) cultivates universal inclusion and meaningful access by ensuring a comprehensively accessible educational environment for d/Deaf and hard of hearing students, faculty, staff, and visitors through the provision of exceptional communication access services, leading technologies, community-building enterprises, and educational programming that respond to the dynamic academic, professional, and cultural demands of a public research university.

Contact Us


Center for Students with Disabilities
Wilbur Cross Building, Room 204
233 Glenbrook Road, Unit 4174
Storrs, CT 06269-4174


ucis@uconn.edu

860-486-2020

860-553-3243

860-486-4412


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News & Events

  • New American Sign Language Studies Major
    American Sign Language studies major announced for Fall 2020   A Daily Campus Article by Rachel Philipson on April 29, 2019   Last Wednesday, the University of Connecticut Board of Trustees approved of a new American Sign Language Studies major beginning in the fall of 2020. The decision has been a long time coming—the initial […]
  • Daily Campus Profile on the Deaf community at UConn
    “I interpret for the Deaf and the Hearing”: A Profile on the Deaf community at UConn   A Daily Campus Article By Rachel Philipson on April 29, 2019   Whether an American Sign Language interpreter is signing in front of thousands of people or over a video call, an interpreter is there to help communication […]
  • Deaf-Interpreted “Civil War Christmas” on December 8, 2018 at 2:00
    Civil War Christmas, December 8, 2018 at 2:00 Tickets here: https://crt.uconn.edu/Online/default.asp This performance will feature two Deaf Interpreters as part of our team. (Please note: the correct date of this performance is December 8, 2018 at 2:00pm.) We look forward to seeing you there!
  1. Education Abroad 1015:00pm 10/16

Vote Now!

Each semester, UCIS supports an ASL-interpreted performance at CRT.  Check out the upcoming season and cast your vote.  Which shows do you want to see ASL-interpreted?