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Coronavirus (COVID-19)


Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information

Central Connecticut State University is actively monitoring the outbreak of a respiratory disease caused by a novel (new) coronavirus. The disease it causes has been named “coronavirus disease 2019” (abbreviated “COVID-19”). It was first identified in Wuhan City, Hubei Province, China, and is now being reported in dozens of countries, including the United States.


The campus is closed to all faculty, staff, and students, except for those designated as Level 1 employees.

All classes will go online beginning Monday, March 23 until the end of the spring semester.

The IT Help Desk has doubled the number of staff answering your calls. They can be reached Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. You can either call (860) 832-1720 or email for assistance.

IT is making its web-based training for WebEx and Microsoft Teams available Monday through Friday at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. through this week. Registration is required click here for more information. PDF manuals are available at this link.

Moving to an online format may create new challenges and students may need to request a different type of accommodation. For additional guidance, please reach out to Joanne Milke, director of Student Disability Services through email

Please read the Campus Updates section for additional information.