Support Services & Resources
The Affirmative Action/ADA Compliance Officer reports to the President of the University and is responsible for developing and reporting on affirmative action plans and 504, ADA, and Title IX compliance activities. Faculty, staff, students are encouraged to report any barriers that appear to deny full participation to any program, benefit, or service offered by the University. Complaints can be made directly to the ADA Compliance Officer.
CACE advises all first-semester Freshmen of every Major and all continuing undeclared students. First-semester Freshmen, students who are undeclared, and persons who are thinking about changing majors should come to CACE for assistance. The staff helps students to make choices that are in keeping with their values, interests, personalities, and abilities. CACE can provide information on majors and career areas, testing to assist students in deciding on majors and careers, and individual help on clarifying goals and establishing academic and experiential plans to meet them. CACE also provides a comprehensive program of career services to all students.
- Graduating students are provided assistance with making the transition to employment through a program which includes workshops on résumé writing, interviewing techniques, job search strategies and information on employment. Recruiters from major area corporations, government agencies and school systems visit the campus as part of the year-long on-campus recruiting program.
- In addition, the office maintains listings of full-time and part-time jobs.
- Experiential education is a major focus for undergraduate students, and The Center for Advising and Career Exploration coordinates the Cooperative Education program, as well as listings of various Internship opportunities.
Central Access & Student Development (CASD) is a Supported Educational Service for current and potential students who are in recovery from mental illness and/or substance abuse. CASD offers one-to-one pre-admission assistance, academic and financial aid counseling, ADA education, mentoring, and information and referral to both on and off campus resources.
Counselors are available to help students adjust to and succeed at Central Connecticut State University. Counseling Services offers personal, academic, and career counseling.
The Office for Student Disability Services is housed in the Learning Center. The Learning Center provides study skill sessions for individuals and groups, Math and Statistics Tutoring, Placement Testing, a one credit study skills course entitled ID 102: The Master Student, and more!
Veterans Affairs, Willard Hall, Room 102, 860-832-2838
The mission of the Veterans Affairs Office at CCSU is to assist veterans, guardsmen, and reservists in taking full advantage of the educational benefits available to them through the Montgomery GI Bill (MGIB) and other programs. We also help students make the transition from active military duty to CCSU, and from CCSU to active military duty.