• Fall 2021 - UConn Connects Internship

    UConn Connects is seeking undergraduate students to serve as UConn Connects Peer Mentors for the fall 2021 semester. UConn Connects Peer Mentors assist students in achieving their academic and personal goals. In its 30th year of supporting students’ success, UConn Connects is the University’s largest volunteer mentoring program offered by the Academic Achievement Center (AAC). UConn Connects is an academic intervention program, designed to provide students with the skills and support needed for long-term academic success.

    UConn Connects Mentors meet with student mentees on a weekly basis to advise, guide, and support them as they navigate the university. Serving as a mentor requires attending a pre-semester training and enrollment in a 3 credit 120-hour internship course.

    For more information, please visit the Academic Achievement Center (AAC) during drop-in hours on Sundays 11:00 am – 1:00 pm & 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm, Mondays – Thursdays 11:00 am – 8:00 pm and Fridays 11:00 am – 5:00 pm. Go to: to join drop-in hours virtually. You may also visit us safely in-person, the AAC is located in the Rowe Building room 217.

    UConn Connects Mentor applications are available online at:

    The Academic Achievement Center is part of UConn’s First Year Programs & Learning Communities department, located in ROWE Undergraduate Center in room 217.  For more information, contact Leo Lachut, Director of Academic Support, at 860-486-1664; Ada Rivera, Assistant Director of Academic Support, Hartford Campus at 959-200-3809, Joanna Rivera Davis, Assistant Director of Academic Support, at 860-486-6120; or Rachel Mongillo, Learning Services Coordinator, at 860-486-8791.

    For more information, contact: Joanna Rivera Davis at

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