Spark Start

Spark Start - August 14-18, 2022

If you're looking for that extra spark to start your college career off right, join Union College for Spark Start, a three-day intensive before uConnect that will help give you the tools to be successful in college.

Spark Start is a great way for new students to ignite their college experience. Join us to make early connections with new classmates and advisors and get off to a great start at Union College. 

The engaging coursework will help you build a strong foundation and ensure you are ready for college-level classes. By completing this workshop, you will earn one hour of college credit in just a few days.

Spark Start integrates:

  • Academic Advising
  • Life coaching
  • Career exploration
  • Person and spiritual development
  • Health and well-being practices
  • Academic coursework strategies

The event won't cost you any extra, and you'll be able to charge your meals to your student account. Plus, you'll get an hour of general education credit at no additional cost!

Register for Spark Start:

You need to be fully accepted at Union College and pay the $100 confirmation deposit before you can register for Spark Start.

  1. Submit your application to Union College here.
  2. Pay your $100 new student confirmation deposit here.
  3. Click the blue registration button below to register for Spark Start.


Contact Angela Washington, the Spark Start coordinator at