Outside of Austin Building on a fall afternoon.
The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (CLAS) Shared Services Center provides CLAS faculty, staff, and administrators with tools, data, and well-defined processes to make effective and efficient decisions on human, physical, fiscal, and research resources. Our mission is to relieve faculty from administrative burden and to support staff in CLAS departments to ensure the College's academic and research missions are met.
CLAS Shared Services provides the following services to our constituents:
    • Organizational strategic planning and process change management
    • Resource effectiveness and optimization
    • Comprehensive electronic reporting and forecasting
    • Evaluate trends, performance, and effective resource utilization
    • Communicate college fiscal, research, and academic objectives
    • Federal, state, and university policy adherence, analysis, and interpretation
    • Staff training and evaluation
    • Insight into fiscal, academic, and research endeavors to central offices
    • Building maintenance and management
    • Professional, helpful, and high-quality customer service

Executive Leadership

Kane Lynch

Executive Director of Shared Services

Kane Lynch on June 8, 2018. (Bri Diaz/UConn Photo)

Location: Austin Building, Room 345H

215 Glenbrook Road, Unit 4158

Phone: (860) 486-5028


  For general inquiries, please contact CLAS_SharedServices@uconn.edu.
For more information about the CLAS Shared Services Center, please visit the contact page for each office or call (860) 486-1231.

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Business Center

The Business Center oversees all non-research activity and provides services such as fiscal transaction processing and analysis, fiscal budget balancing, and employment tracking. Learn more

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Grant Management

Grant Management oversees all research activity and provides services, including proposal and budget development, planning and management of awards, account forecasting and maintenance, effort reporting, and ensuring compliance. Learn more

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Computer Support Group

The CLAS Computer Support Group provides IT assistance for CLAS faculty and staff members on the Storrs campus. Learn more

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Facility Services

CLAS Facilities Services supports buildings that house activities related to the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, including Torrey Life Sciences, Biophysics Building, and the Engineering and Science Building. Services include routine maintenance and improvement of building facilities. Learn more

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Illustration Services

Illustration Services provides consultation and illustration services to faculty in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. Learn more