New Graduate Student Information
Fall 2016 Dates to Note:
- Tuesday, August 23 & Wednesday, August 24 - Placement Exams
- Thursday, August 25 - Graduate Orientation 9:00AM - 10:30AM
- Thursday, August 25 - Additional Orientation for International Students 10:00AM - 2:00PM
- Friday, August 28 - Advising & Registration
- Monday, August 29 - Performing Organization Auditions
- Tuesday, August 30 - Classes Begin
Many of your questions will be answered at the online orientation website.
Fall Placement Exams:
2016 Graduate Registration/Orientation Schedule (This document was updated on May 3, 2016)
History Exam Study Guide
Theory Exam Study Guide
Entering graduate students who have successfully completed a prior Hartt graduate degree or diploma within the past 2 years and successfully completed the graduate music theory, ear training, and music history placement examination requirements during that program do not have to retake the placement examinations.
Entering graduate diploma students who plan to apply for admission to a Hartt graduate degree program beginning in January and who have not successfully completed a prior Hartt graduate program fulfilling the graduate music theory, ear training, and music history placement examination requirements may take those exams in August.
On-Campus Hartt Graduate Student Orientation*:
*Required of all new graduate students including Hartt graduates returning for a new program.
Thursday, August 25, 2016
Graduate Student ORIENTATION
9:00 - 10:30 a.m., BLISS MUSIC ROOM, FULLER MUSIC CENTER
- I. Welcome & Introduction to Division Directors and Dean
- II. Advising
- III. Graduate Handbook
- IV. Orientation
- V. Refreshments
Audition for Instrumental/Vocal Performing Organizations:
All incoming graduate instrumental, vocal, and music education majors will audition for a performing organization. Choral audition sign-up sheets will be available outside of room 411 and instrumental audition sign-up sheets will be available outside of room 119A of the Fuller Music Center on Sunday, August 30. Instrumental and vocal division majors will receive further information about these auditions in June. Please contact the appropriate Division Coordinator if you are a music education student or if you do not receive this information in mid-June.
Instrumental Ensemble Auditions-Karen Peters
Vocal Ensemble Auditions-Barbara Porter
Please subscribe to the following E-newsletters:
Hartt E-Newsletter Archive
"University of Hartford"
"The Hartt School"
"Hartt Graduate Students: Past, Present, and Future."
Hartt scholarship offers have been allocated for the 2015-2016 academic year. Your first tuition bill will arrive in September (the university no longer uses paper billing; everything is done online) and cannot be issued until you have registered for classes, once placement tests have been taken and graded.
The University of Hartford offers need-based financial aid to eligible students to help defray their education expenses. To be considered for need-based financial aid, you must submit the Free Application for Free Student Financial Aid at www.fafsa.ed.gov and complete the 2015-2016 Graduate Financial Aid Forms
There are three requirements which students must satisfy in order to be eligible for financial aid:
- Be matriculated into a graduate degree or diploma-granting program.
- Be registered for at least 6 credits a semester, except Summerterm, which contains 2 six-week sessions. You may satisfy the 6 credit requirement during Summerterm by taking 6 credits during one session or by taking 3 credits each session.
- File the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for the 2015-2016 academic year and meet all eligibility requirements established by the U. S. Department of Education.
Financial aid packets will be mailed from the University of Hartford's Office of Financial Aid in July. Please direct questions regarding financial aid to Priscilla Janssen .
Further information may be obtained from the Office of Financial Aid.
Graduate Student Housing:
Limited Graduate Student Housing is available on the University of Hartford's Asylum Avenue Campus. This campus is a little over a mile from the Bloomfield Avenue Campus. The University of Hartford's shuttle bus provides transportation between the campuses.
Shuttle Bus Schedule
Please contact the Office of Residential Life with any questions about Graduate Housing at firstname.lastname@example.org or 860.768.7792.
Off-Campus Housing Office
Gengras Student Union building, Room 146, 860.768.4484
This office maintains listings of available apartments and rooms, as well as other housing arrangements i.e., rent in exchange for child care, etc.
Apartments with-in a 15 minute drive from campus
Ramblestone Estates - Bloomfield
20 Girard Avenue Apartments
Cheryl Epstein 860.655.5960
Clemen's Place Apartments
Park Place Towers
Park View Towers
Additional Apartment Search Websites
Hartford, West Hartford, and Bloomfield make up the surrounding area.
University of Hartford Calendar
Hartt Performance Calendar
Campus Concierge (cafeteria hours, tickets, and more)
New Graduate Student Resources
Self-Service Center(change address, pay bills, etc.)
University Libraries (Allen is the music library)
Additonal International Student Resources:
International Student Admission
International Student Travel Center
Graduate International Students
Greater Hartford Information:
Greater Hartford Arts Council(arts jobs and events)
Hartford Chamber of Commerce
City of Hartford
CT Transit(public transportation)
450 Sargent Drive, New Haven, CT 06511 (40 minute drive)
475 Hartford Rd., New Britian, CT 06053
495 Flatbush Ave, Hartford, CT 06106
West Farms Mall
West Hartford Center and Blue Back Square