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Western Connecticut State University


Western Connecticut State University will be widely recognized as a premier public university with outstanding teachers and scholars who prepare students to contribute to the world in a meaningful way.


Access opportunities, post resumes and apply for positions.  Full-time, part-time, and seasonal jobs are posted along with internships.  Utilize the Mentoring Network of WCSU Alumni who have volunteered to be career resources for current WCSU students. Listen to podcasts and read career-related tip sheets.  Sign up to attend workshops and events.

Student services

The Center for Student Involvement creates an environment in which all students and student organizations are encouraged and aided in the development of positive social, cultural, intellectual, recreational, and leadership programs and activities. 

Housing services

Western Connecticut State University offers a variety of legally mandated accommodations to students with documented disabilities in order to achieve equal educational opportunity and full participation. Eligibility for these services is determined individually based on documented need. Any student with a documented disability is eligible to receive services from AAS.

Library services

The faculty and staff of Western Connecticut State University Library are committed to enhancing learning and teaching by connecting researchers with information resources designed to meet the curricular, intellectual, and professional needs of the university community.

Medical services

The mission of Health Services is to provide quality and preventive health care in a culturally diverse context. Health Services strives to promote health awareness for our students and academic community through educational programs, counseling, and promoting healthy behaviors that facilitate academic success.

Campus life

The Campus Center Information Center, located on the second floor, provides current information regarding the operations and services of the Campus Center.  The Information Desk staff is also available to conduct tours of the  facility and assist you in finding your meeting room. The Information Desk  serves as the Box Office for the University.

Sports facilities

  • Westside Campus

Completed in 1995, the 80,000-square-foot William O'Neill Athletic and Convocation Center acts as a multi-purpose athletic facility for the Westside campus and houses many of WestConn's athletic and recreational offices.

  • The Westside Athletic Complex

The Westside Athletic Comples houses the Colonials' football, men's and women's soccer, men's and women's lacrosse, and field hockey teams.

  • Stephen Feldman Arena

The Stephen Feldman Arena, named after former Western Connecticut State University President, was dedicated at a ribbon-cutting ceremony in January of 1995.

Student clubs

  • Accounting Society
  • Adventure Club
  • African-Caribbean Students Association
  • Alpha Delta Pi Sorority
  • Alpha Phi Sigma Honor Society
  • American Choral Director's Association
  • Amnesty International
  • Anthropology Club
  • Astronomy Club
  • Biology Club

Western Connecticut State University is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE); the Board of Regents of Higher Education, State of Connecticut; the Connecticut State Department of Education; the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB); the American Chemical Society 

Danbury, Connecticut, United States

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