Care Package Program

Parents are invited to send special care packages to their students throughout the year: a welcome package for the first week back on campus, holiday packages, final exams packages, and more. Order forms are routinely mailed home, with the first forms arriving during summer.

The Care Package Program is only available to students living on campus. Welcome, Fall Final Exams, and Spring Final Exams packages are distributed from the UConn Alumni Center, and students will be contacted via email and text message regarding pickup dates.  Please make sure to clearly write your student’s email address and phone number on the message card(s) included with the order form. That way, we can ensure your student receives his or her package quickly. If you order your package after the deadline, it will be delivered directly to your student’s mailroom.

The Out of the Blue, Trick or Treater, and Valentine’s Surprise packages are delivered directly to your student’s on-campus mailroom.

Please call 1.877.942.7887, visit our website, or email us if you have questions or have misplaced your order form.


2017 Welcome Care Package Program Details

Check your mailbox for an order form or visit our website. Orders must be received by August 17, 2017 and must be mailed to the following address (not to UConn):

0152 Serving the University of Connecticut
Collegiate Welcome Service Program
3 Graphics Drive
W Trenton, NJ 08628-0570

Welcome packages (Off to College, Welcome Package, and Welcome Package & Move-In Mug) ordered by August 17 will be available for pickup at the UConn Alumni Center on the following weekdays. Please note that pickup hours are reduced on September 1 and no pickup is available on September 4 due to the Labor Day holiday:

  • Monday, August 28
    9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Tuesday, August 29
    9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Wednesday, August 30
    9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Thursday, August 31
    9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Friday, September 1
    9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
  • Tuesday, September 5
    9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Wednesday, September 6
    9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

IMPORTANT: Any packages that have not been picked up by  5 p.m. on Wednesday, September 6 may be donated to a local charity. If you have questions or would like to arrange an alternate pickup time, please contact the UConn Student Alumni Association (


The Student Alumni Association receives a portion of the proceeds from both programs to host great events like OOzeball (UConn’s oldest student tradition), student and alumni networking nights, and more. Thank you in advance for your support!