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REU Program Details

Roundtrip travel expenses to Groton/Mystic Connecticut (up to $600/student; $2000 for those students coming from Alaska/Hawaii). Housing is covered by the program. Further, each student gets a total stipend of $600 per week plus $175 (for living and food expenses). All program related transportation will be provided.

The Mystic Aquarium REU takes place early June 2021 for a 10 week period. The dates for Summer 2021 are June 7-August 13, 2021.

All REU students will be housed together at the nearby dormitory at Mitchell College in New London. See “Local Attractions” for more to do in this area.

Meal plan options are available at the College. There are also a number of local restaurants and eating establishments nearby.

A car is useful for exploring the area on the weekends and the evenings. Transportation will be provided for all REU related events. Daily roundtrip transportation will be provided from Mitchell College to UConn Avery Point where the research activities will take place. Van transportation will also be provided for weekly professional development activities, seminars, shadows, etc. to and from the Mystic Aquarium. Mitchell College is approximately 9 miles from UConn Avery Point. Avery Point is approximately 9 miles from Mystic Aquarium. Public transportation is available to popular local attractions.