First Year Students

Welcome to Central Connecticut State University!

We are delighted that you want to join the Central community. Whether you are a first-year, transfer, or graduate student, we think you will find our campus to be a warm, welcoming environment. Here at Central, we understand the transition to college can be overwhelming, and we want you to know our administrators, faculty, staff, and students are ready to help you become a vital member of our community. We are confident you will find our campus to be an inspirational, safe, and academically stimulating place. We can't wait to see you on campus soon!

So What's Next?

  • Activate your BlueNet account and university email. Your BlueNet account gives you access to computers around campus and online systems through CentralPipeline (WebCentral and Blackboard Learn). The email account you set up with the university will be your main form of communication with faculty and staff around Central's campus.

  • Once you have paid your confirmation deposit you will receive the First-Year Student Guide. This guide includes a wealth of information regarding important next steps in your enrollment and attendance at CCSU. Please read this carefully!

  • In your CCSU email you will receive a link for our Course Schedule Interest Form, which must be completed online. Our academic advisors use your survey responses to help you create your Fall 2018 course schedule. It is important that you complete this yourself to accurately express your interests and preferences.

  • Attend CCSU First Year Orientation! Choose between one-day and overnight sessions in which you will meet with an academic advisor, receive your class schedule, and learn about curriculum requirements and how to make schedule adjustments. Orientation also provides a great opportunity to get familiar with CCSU's campus.