How to Apply – Undergraduate Program

Undergraduate Application Process

Incoming Freshmen

Applicants to the University of Connecticut should identify Exercise Science as their preferred major on the university application. Acceptance into the Exercise Science major will be reviewed at the university level.

Current UConn Students

Current UConn students are eligible to transfer into Exercise Science. Students need to apply by February 1 of each year; transfer applications will only be considered in the spring semester each year. Admission is highly competitive and on a space-available basis. Prospective students should complete the Biological and Physical Science courses according to the recommended schedule listed in the Guidelines and Sample Semester Sequence to ensure timely graduation.

Current University of Connecticut students should apply to the Exercise Science program via: by February 1 of each year.

Transfer Students to the University of Connecticut

Students seeking to transfer to the University of Connecticut should identify Exercise Science in their transfer application and materials will be forwarded to the department for consideration. There is no need to complete the separate application on the College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources website (listed above). Exercise Science is considered a Restricted Program for Transfer Admissions and thus applicants should consult the University of Connecticut Office of Undergraduate Admissions at for additional guidelines and requirements.


Who should I contact with additional questions?

Please direct questions regarding the Exercise Science major to the program’s administrative assistant, Corinne Piorek