In addition to the Events Calendar, the Office of Continuing Studies and Enhanced Learning at Eastern will post news of interest to our students, students about to graduate, and graduates on this page.

Important Information for Graduating Seniors  If you anticipate graduating this May or August 2017, make sure you’ve reviewed your degree plan with your advisor and have submitted an Application for Degree with the Registrar in order to be sure you’re set to graduate.  The following is a direct link to the Commencement 2017 website for information for all those intending to participate in the activities (including those who’ve graduated in December 2016).

Commencement News can be found here.

Students applying for May and August graduation have missed the deadline and should meet with their advisor to apply ASAP.

Graduation Dates:
Application Due Dates:
February 15
DecemberJune 15
MayOctober 15

Would you like to receive emailed updates about news, events, activities, and important deadlines from the Office of Continuing Studies and Enhanced Learning? If you would, please, complete the email update form.

Registration For Students

Summersession Registration is open to students & the public on March 2nd.

Here are the dates Eastern students are able to start registering for Fall courses, based upon class standing:

Fall 2017 Registration

ClassAdvisement PeriodRegistration Start DateCredit Range
SeniorMarch 6-10, 2017March 20, 201790 or more credits earned
JuniorMarch 20-24, 2017March 27, 201760 - to under 90 credits earned
SophomoreMarch 27-31, 2017April 3, 201730 - to under 60 credits earned
FreshmanApril 10-13, 2017April 17, 2017Under 30 credits earned

Registration for Non-Matric and the Public opens July 3rd.

View the course lists. There is still time to register for Fall, including the 2nd 7-week courses. Please, do so before the courses you need are filled.

For the Main Campus, the advisement appointment number for Part-time and BGS Students is 860-465-0206.

For Groton, please, contact Stanley Beckford at (860) 446-9457. Open House every 2nd and 4th Tuesday from 6-7 pm. Please, phone Dr. Beckford to reserve a seat. If you can’t make a Tuesday, ask for a special appointment!

If you need additional assistance, please, contact our office at (860) 465-0206.

All part time students applying for admission must fulfill the university’s health requirements. Part Time students must submit evidence of measles (rubeola), German measles (rubella), and the tuberculosis risk assessment. All part time students need to complete the Tuberculosis Risk Assessment and provide documentation of TB risk. Part time students will need to fill out and return this Immunization form to the health services.

Music and Theatre Calendar of Events

Performing Arts Theatre Department calendar of events


the frank lloyd wright apprentice play
by j.j. cobb

April 25 – 30, 2017
Proscenium Theater

The Fine Arts Instructional Center

Tuesday, April 25 @ 7:30PM

Wednesday, April 26 @ 7:30PM

Thursday April 27 @ 5:30PM

Friday, April 28 @ 7:30PM

Saturday, April 29 @ 7:30PM

Sunday, April 30 @ 4:00PM

in The Fine Arts Instructional Center (FAIC)

Free Eastern students;
$5 Other students and groups of 10 or more;
$10 Eastern faculty, staff, alumni, and senior citizens;
$15 General public

For reservations, please contact the box office at:
860-465-5123 or

Performing Arts Music Department calendar of events

Career Services Information

Office of Career Services

Division of Student Affairs

(860) 465-4559

Check for more information.

Cultural Celebrations Calendar of events

Please visit to find the Division of Student Affairs Cultural Celebrations Calendar of events. Through guest speakers, lectures, panel discussions, workshops, and entertainment, the Division of Student Affairs invite you to attend and participate in the myriad of events this semester.

Please do not hesitate to contact Starsheemar Byrum, Director of the Women’s Center, or Kemesha Wilmot, Coordinator of the Intercultural Center
Have a great semester!
P.S. If you would like a poster for your area, please contact Kemesha Wilmot directly at

Free Fast Track Information Sessions in Groton

Do you want to go to college? Do you have credits from your past college experience but did not complete a degree? Find out what you need to know from an advisor from Eastern Connecticut State University at our convenient off-campus site in Groton. Open Houses at 6 p.m. every 2nd and 4th Tuesday evenings. Contact Stanley Beckford at 860-446-9457 or  Please, call  to reserve your seat!  If you can’t make Tuesday, please, call Stan and ask for a special appointment.

Groton Fast Track for more details. New dates for Fall upcoming.

Fast Track Information.


Eastern Connecticut State University has teamed with TuitionPay to offer you the TuitionPay Monthly Payment Plan. The plan is interest-free and allows you to spread your tuition and fees over a number of months.

The plan does not cover Wintersession terms, but may cover Summer. Check with TuitionPay. Your TuitionPay Monthly Plan should be established as early as possible for smaller, more manageable monthly payments. If you enroll in the plan after it has started, you must make up the necessary back payments.

For additional information or to enroll in the payment plan, you can contact TuitionPay by calling (800) 635-0120, by email, or by visiting their

Sign up for Eastern Alert!

Sign up today for “Eastern Alert,” the new emergency notification system. It will be used only for notifying you of campus emergencies (weather closings, hazardous chemical spills, fires, and other clear threats to campus safety). You can receive notifications via text messages, voice mail, email, and other means. (IMPORTANT NOTE: you don’t need text messaging or even a cell phone to get notifications: you can also have notifications sent to your e-mail, land line phones, PDAs, etc.)

Signing up is easy:

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Student Center and the Food Court, Hurley Hall, and the Library Cafe

(Holiday Hours Below)

Here are the normal hours of operation for dining locations on campus for the upcoming semester.
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Women’s Center and Student Activities Events

For more events, check out the Social Justice Calendar.

Check here for more events in the Fall Semester.

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Sports Center

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