For over twenty-five years Eastern Connecticut State University has
provided educational opportunities to sailors at the Naval
Submarine Base Groton.
Initially Eastern ran a very popular videotape program designed
specifically for those sailors on deployment. Currently, courses for the the Bachelor of General Studies Degree with a major
concentration in Management are available to students 25
years or older at Eastern's Groton site.
Eastern's Coordinator at the
Groton Sub Base.
Jennifer Beatty is Eastern's Coordinator at the Submarine
Bldg. 83, Room 148.
M-Th, 10 am-2:00 pm. Please, call for an appointment.
Eastern Connecticut State University is a Servicemembers
Opportunity College (SOC). Eastern participates in the SOCNAV program. Servicemembers Opportunity College (SOC), is
a consortium of national higher education associations that
functions in cooperation with the Department of Defense (DoD), the
Military Services including the National Guard, and the Coast Guard
to help meet the voluntary higher education needs of
Eastern is a member of the SOC Degree Network System which includes
approximately 160 colleges and universities that provide enhanced
educational opportunities for servicemembers and their families.
Once a servicemember signs a SOC contract with a university and
completes that university's residency requirement, the university
agrees to allow the service member to transfer back any additional
credits to complete the degree.
Take required courses at Eastern's convenient
Groton site, located at 591 Poquonnock Road, Exit 87 off I-95.
Tuition Assistance is available. Contact Eastern's Coordinator on
the Sub Base for details.
A minimum of ten courses are required from Eastern for residency.
"Non-classroom" options are available, such as CLEP and DSST tests.
Some online courese are available.
Transfer back any additional credits needed from other approved SOC
For more information contact:
Sub Base Office
Building #83, Room 148
Phone: (860) 445-0333
Office Hours: M-Th, 10 am-2:00 pm.
Directions to the Submarine Base.