The University of Connecticut was founded in 1881 and is a Sea Grant university and a member of the Space Grant Consortium. The university serves more than 30,000 students on its six campuses, including more than 8,000 graduate students in multiple programs. UConn is known for its men's and women's basketball teams, both of which are considered among the best in the country. Cheer on your Huskies with University of Connecticut flats and bags! Go Blue & White wedges. Go Connecticut bags. Go Huskies!