Clinical Experiences

A student administers a vaccine in a patient's upper arm while an instructor looks on.

Valuable Firsthand Experience

In the last four semesters of the undergraduate program, students complete mandatory clinical hours at health care agencies across Connecticut. Here is a selection of the facilities UConn School of Nursing students are currently placed with:

  • CT Children’s Medical Center (CCMC)
  • Hospital for Special Care
  • Lawrence & Memorial Hospital
  • UConn Health Center
  • Hartford Public School Systems
  • Backus Hospital
  • Mount Sinai Hospital
  • Johnson & Memorial Hospital
  • Rockville General Hospital
  • Day Kimball Hospital
  • Hospital of Central Connecticut
  • Manchester Memorial Hospital
  • Hartford Hospital
  • St. Francis Hospital
  • Yale New Haven Hospital
  • Community Health Centers (CHCI)
  • Middlesex Hospital
  • MidState Hospital
  • Natchaug Hospital
  • Institute of Living

Clinical Placement & Experience Team

School of Nursing undergraduate students should consult this list to determine who to contact if they have clinical placement questions or need advising.

For questions about clinical health requirements or clinical contracts, students should contact the Office for Clinical Placement Coordination.


List of People
A portrait of staff member Kim Hearn.Kim HearnEducational Program Coordinator
Aime LiggettPre-licensure Clinical Placement Assistant
A portrait of assistant clinical professor Valorie MacKenna.Valorie MacKennaPh.D., RN, CNE, CHSE
Assistant Clinical Professor
Director of Simulation-Based Education
A portrait of clinical professor Annette Maruca.Annette MarucaPh.D., RN-BC, CNE, CCHP
Clinical Professor
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
A portrait of clinical instructor Amanda Moreau.Amanda MoreauMSN, RN
Clinical Instructor
Traditional Undergraduate Clinical Coordinator
A portrait of assistant clinical professor Marianne Snyder.Marianne SnyderPh.D., RN
Associate Clinical Professor
Director of Clinical Partnerships
A portrait of staff member Karen Stevens.Karen StevensPre-licensure Clinical Placement Assistant
A portrait of clinical instructor Susan Virkler.Susan VirklerMSN, RN
Clinical Instructor
Coordinator of Clinical Placements