Ferguson Library, DiMattia Building
1 Public Library Plaza
The Ferguson Library is Stamford’s public library system, consisting of the Main Library, DiMattia Building downtown, the Harry Bennett Branch, the Weed Memorial & Hollander Branch, the South End Branch and a traveling bookmobile. www.fergusonlibrary.org
Stamford Public Schools, City of Stamford
888 Washington Boulevard, Main Office
Stamford Public Schools (SPS) comprises nearly 16,000 students, over 1,500 professionals, and 21 schools, including seven magnet schools and three International Baccalaureate sites. SPS has a total of 13 elementary schools, five middle schools and three high schools. The mission of the Stamford Public Schools is to provide an education that cultivates productive habits of mind, body and heart in every student.
SPS is proud that our district is as rich in diversity as it is in talent. We have students from many cultural backgrounds and geographic locations—as demonstrated by the more than 65 different languages spoken in the homes of our families. SPS offers our students a learning experience rich in cultural diversity and reflective of the global society in which they will work and live.
Stamford Public Schools/Adult & Continuing Education
888 Washington Boulevard
On-line and on-site enrichment programs are offered in free Citizenship, GED Preparation, National External Diploma, High School Completion, Family Literacy and ESL classes. Advanced level classes are available at our Stamford English Language Academy. www.stamfordadulted.org
University of Connecticut – Stamford Campus
1 University Place
UConn is ranked in the top 20 of the nation’s best public universities. UConn Stamford serves 1,500 undergraduate students and 500 graduate students (primarily in the School of Business). The undergraduate program offers students a full four-year degree program in 14 majors, as well as the ability to begin any UConn major with the option to change campuses to Storrs. The Connecticut Information Technology Institute (CITI) provides professional IT training and education in the latest IT applications, operating systems, internet and programming. Recently developed undergraduate programs include Digital Media and Design, while a new M.S. in Business Analytics and Project Management launched in January 2017. UConn Stamford hopes to cement its place in Downtown Stamford by serving as a nexus of activity and opportunity for the university, the local community, and industry. www.stamford.uconn.edu
Show your UConn ID at the following Stamford Downtown businesses to receive discounts and take part in other opportunities.