Jessica Groves

Academic Advisor

Academic advisor for Storrs Psychological Sciences major & Psychological Sciences minor

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Fall 2017 Walk-in Hours:

Monday: 10am-12pm

Tuesday: 2pm-4pm

Wednesday: 2pm-4pm

Thursday: 10am-12pm


Either academic advisor in the Undergraduate Program Office may sign paperwork requiring your psychological sciences advisor’s or department head’s signature. Paperwork can be submitted at any time in person (box outside windows) or via email to You will receive an email with an attached, signed copy when your paperwork is processed, which is usually within one week. (If you need to self-submit your signed paperwork to another office, you will be emailed when it is signed and ready to be picked up.) If you would like to submit your paperwork directly to an advisor, please arrange to visit during walk-in hours.

Contact Regarding

  • Academic advising for psychological sciences students at Storrs (please see your Student Center on Student Admin to see your advisor assignment)
  • New student group advising


Jess comes to UCONN from the Univeristy of Bridgeport, where she worked as an Academic Advisor in the Academic Advising Center, providing academic advisement and support to the students in Psychology, Human Services, and the College of Public and International Affairs.  Jess also helped develop an Athlete Success Program at UB and taught a First Year Seminar course.  Prior to UB, Jess worked at SUNY Purchase for two years as an Academic Advisor in the Academic Resource Center, where she worked with all students in the School of Liberal Arts and Sciences, but specialized in Psychology, Biology, Chemistry, and Student Athletes.  Jess earned a B.A. in Psychology from SUNY Purchase and an M.A. in Counseling from The College of New Jersey.  Jess uses her relatability and experiences to help students navigate the varying academic and personal challenges college may present.


In her spare time, Jess enjoys being active with soccer, golf, and hiking.  She also enjoys spending time with friends and family, going down to the Jersey Shore, and binge watching Netflix. Her favorite shows being The Office and Law and Order: SVU.


Contact Information
Office LocationBOUS 100A