How to Apply to Master’s or Sixth-Year Program

Three Summers part-time master’s or sixth-year program:

April 1 for summer semester (contact for consideration after April 1)
June 1 for fall semester
November 1 for spring semester

Email Judith Mathews at if you are unable to meet the application deadlines above.

Full-time (in residence academic year) master’s or sixth-year program:

December 1 for fall semester

How to Apply

  1. Assemble the application materials listed below in electronic format (PDF is recommended).
    1. An unofficial copy of transcripts from all collegiate work, including UConn must be uploaded
    2. Three letters of recommendation
    3. Personal statement
  2. Complete the online application to the Graduate School by navigating to
    1. Click on “Apply Today” icon.
    2. Begin by clicking the Create Account tab. You will receive a Username and Password to begin your application. Save this information to continue work on your application.
    3. Admission is available for either fall, spring, or summer (select one).
    4. Under Enrollment, select Field of Study and Degree: Education: Educational Psychology (MA) or Education:  Educational Psychology (6th-year diploma) and Concentration:  Giftedness, Creativity, and Talent Development.
    5. After the concentration field is completed, a Teacher Program/Cohort Supplemental navigational link will populate with a question:  Which cohort will you be participating in?  Three Summers applicants must answer this question by selecting Three Summers Program from the dropdown menu.  See sample below.
    6. Campus of intended registration: Storrs.
    7. Recommendations are required. Choose online for the recommenders so these individuals receive notification from the system to upload their letters.  Please note that notification emails will indicate “University of Connecticut – Graduate School” as the sender but will come from If your recommenders use a spam-blocking tool, please ask them to add this email address to their list of known/safe addresses.
    8. The graduate school sends admission decision notification via email with a link to view the decision. In the letter are instructions to accept or decline admission.
    9. Note: GRE scores are NOT required.
  3. Mail official transcripts of all non-UConn collegiate work to:

    University of Connecticut
    Graduate Admissions Office
    438 Whitney Road Extension, Unit 1006
    Storrs, CT  06269-1006

  4. For applicant support, go to:

Creating a PDF document
Mac Users:  All programs on the Mac have the ability to “print to PDF”.  From within the program, select FILE >>>PRINT.  A print window should appear with a PDF button.  Click on the button and choose “Save as PDF”.

Windows Users: Some recent versions of Windows applications provide PDF saving from the “Save As” menu.

Others may need to download and install a free PDF printer.  The Neag IT staff recommends CutePDF.  CutePDF can be downloaded at