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Applicants for graduate study in the Department of Literatures, Cultures & Languages must apply to both the Graduate School of the University of Connecticut and the MA and Ph.D. Programs offered by the Department. Since the Department is unable to act upon applications until all the requirements of the Graduate School have been fulfilled, it is imperative that the following steps be followed.

Submit your application to the Graduate School, along with official transcripts, and the application fee. All application materials, including supporting documents, must be received by February 1 for the fall semester.

For on-line applications, visit the following site:

For paper applications, download the PDF form that is available from the Graduate School web site.

Please note that applications will not be processed until the fee is paid.

International applicants must also submit transcripts and degree statements in the original language, and an official English translation. International applicants from countries where the official language is not English must submit the results of the TOEFL examination to the Graduate Admissions Office.

In addition to the requirements of the Graduate School, the Department also requires:
  1. A personal statement describing your areas of interest and the reasons for undertaking graduate work
  2. Three letters of recommendation with complete contact information for the person writing the letter.
  3. A writing sample.

Mail everything in one package to the address below:

Graduate Admissions Office

Graduate School, University of Connecticut
438 Whitney Road Ext. Unit 1006
Storrs, CT 06269 1006

Phone: (860) 486 3617

e mail: