Apr 20, 2024  
2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
2023-2024 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

About the College

The policies, courses and programs described are not applicable until the Fall 2023 term and may be updated as circumstances require.


The Connecticut State Community College provides access to academically rigorous and innovative education and training focused on student success. The College supports excellence in teaching and learning, makes data-informed decisions, promotes equity, and advances positive change for the students, communities, and industries it serves.


CT State will be recognized for exceptional student success, educational leadership, and transformative collaboration with business and industry, government, educational, and key stakeholders while advancing diverse opportunities for Connecticut’s citizens and communities.

Equity Statement

The CSCU system commits to bold and disruptive change by actively identifying, naming, and dismantling structural racism, systemic poverty, and other barriers; establishing equitable and anti-racist policies and practices; and empowering students, faculty, staff, and administrators to advance racial, social, and economic justice. Our core collective responsibility is to continuously assess practices and policies and transform the world we live in by eliminating inequities.


Accreditation & External Agency Recognition

Institutional Accreditation

On June 16, 2023, the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE) voted to grant initial accreditation to Connecticut State Community College (CT State) effective July 1, 2023.

Specialized Accreditation, Certification, and Recognition Agencies

Connecticut State Community College is proud to be working with the following organizations to ensure that our programs meet the highest standards in their respective areas of specialization.

  • Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology
  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing
  • Accreditation Counsel for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Accreditation Counsel for Occupational Therapy Education
  • Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools
  • American Bar Association
  • American Culinary Federation Education Foundation Accrediting Commission
  • American Health Information Management Association Professional Certificate Approval Program
  • American Library Association Allied Professional Association
  • American Veterinary Medical Association Committee on Veterinary Technician Education and Activities
  • American Welding Association, Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs
  • Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
  • Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
  • Accreditation Review Council on Education in Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting
  • Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
  • Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions
  • Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs Joint Review Committee on Diagnostic Medical Sonography
  • Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs Medical Assisting Education Review Board
  • Commission on Dental Accreditation/American Dental Association
  • Commission on Opticianry Accreditation
  • Committee on Accreditation for Respiratory Care
  • ISO 9001-2015 Manufacturing Certification
  • Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
  • Joint Review Committee on Nuclear Medicine Technology
  • National Association for the Education of Young Children
  • National Association of Schools of Music
  • National Automotive Technician Education Foundation, Automotive Service Excellence Education Foundation
  • National Fire Academy Fire and Emergency Services Higher Education
  • The National Institute for Metalworking Skills

College Officers 

Terrence Cheng -  Chancellor, Connecticut State Colleges and Universities

John Maduko, M.D. - President, CT State Community College


President’s Cabinet

Leadership Council

Campus Leadership

Continuing Notice of Nondiscrimination

CT State Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, age, sex, national origin, marital status, ancestry, present or past history of mental disorder, learning disability or physical disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, criminal record, genetic information or any other federal or state protected class in its employment, programs, and activities.  For information regarding the nondiscrimination, disability, and Title IX policies/procedures, contact: John-Paul Chaisson-Cardenas, Vice President for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, CT State Community College, 860-612-7056, jchaisson-cardenas@commnet.edu.