Our Campus

With a campus of nearly 165 acres and some 40 buildings, Central offers a welcoming and attractive campus, featuring state-of-the-art technologies, places to study, relax and enjoy friends. A state-leading commitment to environmental sustainability ensures the University's place among the finest educational institutions in Connecticut. Wireless access is available throughout the campus. The University offers 10 residence halls, housing 23 percent of students.

Central is located in a neighborhood on the northern edge of New Britain, 15 minutes from the state capital of Hartford and about two hours from New York City and Boston.

New Britain and Central Connecticut

The University has been an important part of New Britain's educational and cultural life since its founding in 1849. On campus, Central offers outstanding cultural events, exciting sports, distinguished guest speakers, innovative educational programs, and the energies of our students, faculty, and staff, who each year reach out to serve our neighbors.