Visiting Faculty Program

Connect your students to the world of education, exploration, and innovation through the University of New 51’s Visiting Faculty Program. Through this free program, students can learn from our leading faculty about a wide variety of areas in their own classroom. Our goal is to expose high school students in grades 9 – 12 to the college experience, allow them to explore their future career opportunities, and connect their education to their career path. Our faculty volunteer their time to connect virtually or in-person to present to your students on a wide variety of topics such as:

  • Accounting
  • Biology
  • Business Analytics
  • Chemistry
  • Communication
  • Criminal Justice
  • Hospitality & Tourism Management
  • Cybersecurity & Networks
  • Computer Science
  • Dental Hygiene
  • Engineering
  • Environmental Science
  • Fire Science
  • Forensic Science
  • Forensic Psychology
  • Health Sciences
  • Homeland Security & Emergency Management
  • Marine Affairs (Conservation & Environmental Advocacy)
  • Marine Biology
  • National Security
  • Nutrition Sciences
  • Pre-Professional Studies (Pre-Med, Pre-Law, Pre-Vet, Pre-Dental)
  • Social Sciences (Political Science, International Affairs)
  • Sport Management
  • Visual Arts (Art, Graphic Design, Interior Design)
  • Performing Arts (Music, Music Industry, Music & Sound Recording, Music Technology and Innovation)
  • And Many More!

If you are interested in setting up a faculty visit to your classroom, please contact Corinne Merjave, Director of Community Outreach, at or (203) 479-4884. Please provide Corinne with your contact information, the program(s) you are interested in bringing to your school, and some dates and times that work well for your classroom. We will do our best to accommodate your requests based on faculty availability.

Please allow at least three weeks’ notice for all faculty visit requests. You will receive an official confirmation email one week from the date of the request. Please wait to receive the confirmation e-mail before announcing this visit to your students.