Off-Campus Life


Willimantic Brewing Company: American food, great beer

Cafemantic: coffee and sandwiches


Rein’s Deli: New York style deli

Panda Palace: Chinese food

Stone and Paddle: pizza, pasta, sandwiches

Vernon Diner: 24 hour diner with free wifi

Wood-n-Tap: bar and grill

Oki Asian Bistro: sushi, soups, salads, and more

Simply Thai


Pepe’s Pizza

Catsup & Mustard: Great burgers

Plaza Azteca: Mexican Food



West Hartford Center: food, bars, boutique shopping

Buckland Hills Mall: shopping

Evergreen Walk: upscale outdoor shopping

Six Flags New England: less than an hour from campus

Mohegan Sun: casino

Wine Tours

Time Machine Hobby Shop: board games, toys, models, and more. Check out The Portal across the street to play games and join tournaments.


Many students choose to live immediately by campus, Vernon, or Manchester.

Off Campus Housing

UConn off campus housing