The mission of urban educational initiatives is to connect faculty, staff, and students with people that learn, work, and live in the city of Hartford, CT. These initatives span various academic departments and offices. Initiatives can be a one-time collaboration or an ongoing partnership with a school or local organization.

Longstanding initiatives include the HMTCA early college program and Community Learning Initiative (CLI). To improve and expand existing partnerships, the Director also works with various offices such as the Center for Urban and Global Studies, Office of Community Service and EngagementOffice of Community Relations, Office of Community Learning, & Trinfo CafeFor any questions contact Urban Educational Initiatives Director Robert Cotto Jr.