2019 Releases

Board of Regents Sets 2019-20 Community College Tuition Rates
Under the adopted structure, tuition and mandatory fees will increase by 2.1 percent, or approximately $92 per year for full-time students.
Apr 18, 2019

Board of Regents Appoints Regional Presidents
The Board of Regents voted unanimously to name Dr. Rob Steinmetz, Dr. James P. Lombella, and Dr. Thomas G. Coley as the three regional community college presidents
Apr 18, 2019

CSCU Foundation Names New President
Helen G. Sneed has been named president of the CSCU Foundation. She succeeds Robert Bourne who will retire after more than 20 years at the foundation.
Apr 10, 2019

Board of Regents Sets 2019-20 Tuition Rates
Under the adopted structure, tuition for CSU students will increase by 5 percent while mandatory university fees will be held flat and room fee increases will be capped at 2.5 percent
Mar 28, 2019

CSCU Announced Dual Admission Between Community College Nursing Program & Charter Oak State College
Community College Nursing Students Guaranteed Admission and Seamless Transfer to Charter Oak’s online RN to BSN
Mar 13, 2019

CSCU Makes Institutional Aid Application Available for Undocumented Students
To receive financial aid, students must meet certain age, residency, and criminal history requirements along with an affidavit with the institution they are attending about their intent to legalize their immigration status
Feb 26, 2019

CSCU Announces “Team Works” Advanced Manufacturing Workforce Development Plan
Plan designed to train 35,000 skilled workers needed for state’s 4,100 manufacturers
Feb 25, 2019

Sen. Blumenthal, Pres. Ojakian Call for End to Federal Ban on Pell Grants for Incarcerated
President Mark Ojakian and U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal today called for Congressional action to repeal the quarter-century-old ban on inmates from receiving federal Pell Grants
Feb 08, 2019

No or Low Cost Textbook Options Available for Connecticut Community College Students
Community college students within the CSCU system will now be able to easily search for No or Low Cost (NoLo) text-based course materials during course registration, offering significant potential savings for students
Jan 31, 2019

Pres. Ojakian Raises Concerns with Sec. Devos’s Proposed Title IX Changes
In a public comment submitted today, President Ojakian outlined specific issues with Secretary DeVos’s amendments to Obama-era regulations aimed at preventing assaults and protecting victims
Jan 29, 2019

Pres. Ojakian Statement on CCSU Theatre Department Organizational and Personnel Changes
I applaud President Toro for taking prompt and decisive action to make CCSU – and the theatre department in particular – a better, more welcoming learning environment.
Jan 23, 2019

Pres. Ojakian Announces Support for those Impacted by Federal Government Shutdown
In a letter to campus chief executives, President Ojakian directed colleges and universities to temporarily suspend tuition payments until the conclusion of the shutdown.
Jan 16, 2019