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Applying for admission and registering for classes is the same across the campuses. One admission application will allow you access to offerings at all locations! CT State Community College offers academic opportunities for everyone, regardless of age or background. We're committed to providing students with quality and affordable education to obtain a degree or certificate in your chosen area with the benefits of twelve locations.

1. Explore Areas of Interest

Learn more about the 300+ degree and certificate programs offered at CT State.

2. Identify Your Home Campus

Learn more about our different campuses and satellite locations and choose your home campus.

3. Apply to CT State

Before registering for classes, you will need to apply to the college.

4. Apply for Financial Aid

You may qualify for financial aid to help cover the cost of tuition, fees and books. All students are encouraged to apply for financial aid.

5. Complete the Online Orientation

The myCTState Online Orientation will provide you with information related to academic and campus resources as well as student support services that will help you acclimate to the college environment and get the most out of your college experience.

6. Meet With a Guided Pathways Advisor

Guided Pathways Advisors will help you pick the courses you need for your program of study and career goals.

7. Register for Classes

Registering for classes at CT State is easy! Just follow the steps for new or continuing students.

8. Attend Your Home Campus In-Person New Student Orientation

All new, transfer and readmit students should complete New Student Orientation to prepare for the start of classes and get to know their home campus.

9. Pay for Courses

After registering for classes, you'll need to pay for any remaining balance not covered by financial aid or scholarships/grants.

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Interested in fast-paced, straight-to-work programs? Or maybe a class to enrich your life?

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