From the Provost

The Academic and Student Affairs Division is committed to shaping policies and supporting academic programs that enable the CSCU System and its 17 institutions to successfully serve students and provide high-quality academic standards and equitable access to students in pursuit of postsecondary credentials.

Departments & Initiatives

Academic & Student Affairs Consolidation
Providing guidance on the alignment of academic programs (shared and differentiated), assessment, policies, procedures, institutional data, websites, catalogs and other relevant issues to campus constituents.
College of Technology
Seamless career pathways between community colleges and partner universities for students to earn certificates, Associate of Science and Bachelor of Science degrees in Engineering and Technology disciplines
Digital Learning
Providing guidance and support for the development and delivery of accessible, affordable, and inclusive learning experiences with a focus on digital accessibility, online learning, and Open Educational Resources (OER).
Financial Aid
CSCU offers financial aid to help qualified students meet their educational expenses. Staff is available at all our institutions to assist students in determining their eligibility.
Library Consortium
The CSCU Library Consortium empowers collaboration in support of success, equity, diversity, social justice, and access to resources that spark creativity and intellectual enrichment.
From Associate to Doctoral Degree, overseeing a wide range of nursing programs for students to select from
Research & System Effectiveness (RSE)
Collection of data (from both internal and external sources); timely analysis, distribution, and presentation of this information for use in assessment and planning at the system level
Student Success Center
Student success efforts in CSCU are focused on Guided Pathways, a movement that helps more students efficiently complete credentials, transfer, and attain jobs with value in the labor market.
Overseeing and developing seamless tranfer policies between the CT Community Colleges, CT State Universities, and Charter Oak State College
Systemwide Initiatives & Sponsored Programs
Build partnerships with state agencies, nonprofits, employers and other organizations to provide internships and other support services for students; Identify and pursue system wide funding opportunities.