On the foundation of positive relationships, we leverage the science of how the brain works and learns to create intentionally designed experiences and challenges so that all students feel motivated, engaged, and supported. The approach guides every aspect of student life—how they find academic success, navigate social experiences, and work as a team on the playing fields.
KUA’s STEM, Global, and Arts Scholar Programs prepare students for lives of leadership in areas of critical importance to our world. Working with faculty, students explore a passion or interest through a two-year course of study that combines coursework, community service, and experiential learning that culminates in a Senior Capstone project.
Kimball Union offers a competitive and engaging athletic and recreational program for student athletes looking to progress in their sport. Student-athletes work closely with talented and experienced coaches, utilizing exceptional facilities, and leave KUA with self-confidence, commitment, time management, and leadership skills.
KUA opens opportunities for students to share their vision and tap into their creativity. Regardless of a student’s previous level of engagement, they’ll find a robust visual and performing arts experience and immersive programming.
The Gosselin Center for Teaching & Learning provides a variety of academic support programs to meet the needs of the rich variety of learners we serve. The goal is to help students identify and develop the skills to become independent and self-sufficient learners while also supporting teachers as they use brain-based, research-supported strategies in their classrooms.
At KUA, learning is in our nature. Sustainability, the environment, and the outdoors play an integral role in the KUA experience. Our location in the Connecticut River Valley makes us an ideal home base for outdoor recreation and experiential learning in a natural setting. We maintain and extensive on-campus trail network for running, mountain biking, and Nordic skiing.