Graduate Students

Welcome to Central Connecticut State University!

Welcome to Central Connecticut State University's School of Graduate Studies. Congratulations on your acceptance! We are looking forward to having you attend as a graduate student at CCSU and hope you will take advantage of all the learning opportunities CCSU has to offer. We are providing you with the checklist below that you may find helpful as a new graduate student.

So What's Next?

Full-Time Students

  • Pay $200 confirmation deposit (bursar@ccsu.edu)
  • Register for classes (9-15 credits)
  • Obtain Parking Permit/Decal (Card Office)
  • Complete CCSU Health Form (Student Wellness Services)
  • Provide immunization records
  • Pay tuition/Course fees - Payment plans are available through Central Payment Plan (CPP)
  • Your My.CCSU email is your official University email address
  • Graduate housing is available for full time students

Part-Time Students

  • Confirmation fee is not applicable for PT students
  • Register for classes (fewer than 9 credits)
  • Obtain Parking Permit/Decal (Card Office)
  • Complete CCSU Health Form (Student Wellness Services)
  • Provide immunization records
  • Pay tuition/Course fees - Payment plans are available through Central Payment Plan (CPP)
  • Your My.CCSU email is your official University email address
  • Currently, graduate housing is not available to part time students
  • Parking on campus is permitted in student designated spaces with a student permit/decal obtainable from the Blue Chip Card Office, 860-832-2140.
  • Full-time graduate students are charged an admission confirmation deposit of $200.00 prior to class registration. This fee is payable at the Bursar's Office, 860-832-2010, located in Davidson Hall, Room 221 or through your Central Pipeline account. You will need your ID number, which is found on your acceptance letter.
  • BlueNet Account. All new students need to create a BlueNet account which provides access to CCSU computing services, My.CCSU e-mail, online registration, and much more. The account can be created online (http://webapps.ccsu.edu/accounts) or in person at the Marcus White Student Technology Center, 860-832-1722.
  • Register for classes. This can be completed online or on campus. Information about the registration process is available online or at the Registrar's Office, 860-832-2236, located in Davidson Hall. Please contact your advisor, whose name is found on your acceptance letter, to select courses. For student registration visit the Registrar's Office website.
  • Student ID. New students need to obtain a Blue Chip ID card (student identification card) which is used at facilities such as the parking garages, library, computer labs, and to attend campus events. The Blue Chip Card Office is next to the Student Center Bookstore. Students should bring a valid form of identification and be registered for courses.
  • Medical Requirements. All matriculated students are required by the state to have a physical examination and provide proof of immunizations. All forms are available at the Student Wellness Services Office in Marcus White Annex or via the website. Please visit www.ccsu.edu/sws to print and complete the appropriate health services form. Submit the completed form to the CCSU Student Wellness Services Office.
  • Tuition/Course Fees. Full-time and part-time students pay through the Bursar's Office in Davidson Hall. Students may request a payment plan through Central Payment Plan (CPP), found on the Bursar's Website.
  • Your My.CCSU e-mail is your official University e-mail address. Please check it often for important University correspondence. This email is accessed by going to https://my.ccsu.edu. You selected your My.CCSU e-mail address when you activate your BlueNet Account. For further instructions, click here.
  • Graduate Housing is available for full-time graduate students on a space available basis. Details can be found here.
  • Graduate Catalog is available here. The Graduate Studies Handbook is also available online. These resources contain all policies and procedures for graduate students and programs. Information about graduate assistantships and scholarships are located online. All graduate related forms are also online or can be obtained in the Graduate Studies Office, 860-832-2363, located in Henry Barnard Hall, room 102.