Here are additional resources that may be helpful in planning your academic success in SLHS at UConn:
SLHS Specific Resources
- Plan of study
- Suggested sequence
- Related Courses
- SLHS Transfer Equivalencies
- Observation hours material
- SLHS Handbook (2019-2020)
General Academic Resources
- LinkedIn Group
- This is a platform for current students and alumni of any program within the Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences (SLHS) to network, discuss current topics within the field, post job opportunities and share research articles.
- National Student Speech-Language-Hearing Association (NSSLHA)
- The National Student Speech-Language-Hearing Association (NSSLHA) is a national organization for graduate and undergraduate students interested in the study of normal and disordered human communication. NSSLHA has approximately 18,000 members with chapters in more than 285 colleges and universities.
- Student Academy of Audiology (SAA)
- The UConn Student Academy of Audiology aims to promote the field of audiology through various social events, fundraisers and volunteer opportunities around campus and in the community. It is comprised of Doctor of Audiology graduate students and undergraduate students. The SAA introduces students to lifelong involvement in activities that promote and advance the profession of audiology, and provides services, information, education, representation and advocacy for the profession and the public we serve.
- If you are interested in taking part in audiology related activities, we invite you to review the following brochure – Audiology Activities
- Hear For You
- Hear For You is an organization that provides mentoring and support for children and adults with hearing disabilities and speech impairments through hands on activities. This organizations strives to raise awareness of the population through special events and fundraisers at UConn. The members of Hear For You meet weekly and participate in various community events each month. The weekly meetings consist of event planning, membership bonding, and professional development presentations. This club is especially beneficial for students considering a career in Speech-Language Pathology or Audiology fields, but ALL majors and interests are welcome and encouraged to join! Weekly meetings are held every other Tuesday at 7pm in room 303 of the Student Union.
- Language For All
- Language For All is a student organization with the goal to promote awareness of language development with an emphasis on underrepresented groups (e.g. low SES, developing nations, bilinguals) and language systems (e.g. sign language). The members actively advocate for language access through education and service. Join us for a meeting every Wednesday at 7:00 in the Student Union (room 304). New members are always welcome!
- The American Speech, Language and Hearing Association (ASHA)
- ASHA is the national professional, scientific, and credentialing association for 182,000 members and affiliates who are audiologists; speech-language pathologists; speech, language, and hearing scientists; audiology and speech-language pathology support personnel; and students.
- Create and Communicate
- Create & Communicate is a student organization uses art to enhance a patient’s speech and language development. Created by SLHS UConn students, members visit local hospitals and engage patients in conversation outside of their network of family members and doctors. This organization is open to all majors is meant for educational purposes.
Graduate School Preparation Materials
- Applying to an Audiology Graduate Program – The national SAA created a guide to aid undergraduates in their search for and application to an audiology program.
- Personal Statement Supplement – This supplement is intended to provide additional, more detailed information to aid undergraduate students in writing a personal statement or statement of purpose for their graduate school application.