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CT State Community College (CT State) will celebrate National Community College Month in April with Open House events throughout Connecticut this spring for those interested in learning about becoming a CT State student.

“As the largest college in Connecticut, CT State plays a crucial role in our communities and the state at-large," said CT State President John Maduko, M.D. "National Community College Month offers us a chance to commemorate the transformative power of community colleges in our students’ lives and in cultivating a pipeline that bolsters Connecticut’s workforce and economy.” 

All are welcome to tour CT State campuses and learn about degree and certificate programs, financial aid, debt-free community college and admissions. For more details including open house hours and event updates, visit

CT State Housatonic, April 4

CT State Quinebaug Valley, April 10

CT State Asnuntuck, April 11

CT State Tunxis, April 16

CT State Capital, April 16

CT State Manchester, April 25

CT State Middlesex, Meriden Campus, April 17

CT State Middlesex, April 3

New Haven 
CT State Gateway, April 6

CT State Three Rivers, March 20 

CT State Naugatuck Valley, April 6 

CT State Northwestern, April 24

Many CT State degree options offer seamless transfer to the four Connecticut state universities and Charter Oak State College, making it the most affordable path to attain a bachelor’s degree in Connecticut. These credits can also be transferred to other public and private schools in Connecticut and throughout the United States. 

Accelerated summer session classes start in May and July, and fall credit semester classes begin August 28. Short-term workforce career programs are also available on a rolling basis.

About CT State   

With the merger of the 12 Connecticut community colleges on July 1, CT State Community College is now the largest community college in New England and sixth largest degree-granting two-year college in the nation. CT State enrolls more than 70,000 students each year, approximately 25 percent of college students in Connecticut. As the most affordable college in CT, CT State is dedicated to making quality education accessible to all in a supportive and inclusive learning environment. CT State students benefit from a streamlined financial aid process and apply once to take classes at any campus. The campuses—Asnuntuck (Enfield), Capital (Hartford), Gateway (New Haven and North Haven), Housatonic (Bridgeport), Manchester, Middlesex (Middletown and Meriden), Naugatuck Valley (Waterbury and Danbury), Northwestern (Winsted), Norwalk, Quinebaug Valley (Danielson and Willimantic), Three Rivers (Norwich), and Tunxis (Farmington and Bristol)—form a network that empowers students to tailor their educational journey to their needs.