Founded in 1889
Eastern is a selective university which offers outstanding undergraduate academic programs in the liberal arts tradition, along with distinctive professional and master’s degree programs.
The mission of Eastern Connecticut State University, the state’s designated public liberal arts university, is to provide high quality undergraduate and select graduate programs to a diverse population of talented students.
Faculty research, scholarship, creative work, and community engagement inform teaching and learning, advance knowledge and enrich the liberal arts curriculum. The University is committed to serving the state of Connecticut and the nation by preparing its students for their future personal, professional and public roles, as leaders in both their communities and professional fields.
Center for Internships and Career Development. Our office provides advising and resources to actively engage students in the lifelong process of career development. Our mission is to encourage students to:
Welcome to the Academic Services Center better known as the “ASC.” This Center is composed of many different student support services offices, whose purpose it is to assist Eastern students in realizing their highest level of achievement possible. The ASC includes The Academic Advising Center, the Mathematics Achievement Center (The “MAC”), the Writing Center, Subject Tutoring and student Learning Strategies and, finally, the Summer Transition at Eastern Program/Contract Admissions Program (STEP/CAP), an alternate admissions opportunity providing access and first-year support to qualified students.
The Office of Housing and Residential Life invites you to experience on-campus living! Convenience, commitment to academics, campus and community involvement, friendships, social activities and educational programming are just a few reasons why Eastern students enjoy living on campus.
Eastern Connecticut State University Facilities Management & Planning provides the support services necessary for a clean, well maintained environment in which to learn, work and play. Our goal is to provide quality service to our customers while improving and enhancing the physical aspects of our university.
The J. Eugene Smith Library supports and enriches the university’s teaching, learning, research, and outreach objectives by providing services and resources that foster intellectual curiosity and integrity, promote critical inquiry, and encourage awareness of the world beyond the campus.
As part of Eastern’s Information Technology Services department, Media Services provides a broad variety of media-related services to the Eastern community. These services are defined in two primary areas; Multimedia Production and Media Technology Support.
The mission of the Student Health Service is to promote the lifelong health and well-being of Eastern’s students through the provision of accessible, comprehensive, caring and cost-effective primary health care and educational outreach.
The campus is located in the heart of eastern Connecticut, just 2 hours from New York City and 1.5 hours from Boston.
Eastern’s inclusive residential campus, outstanding faculty, emphasis on teaching excellence and exceptional facilities raise students’ aspirations and cultivate engagement, inquiry, integrity and social responsibility. In the traditional arts and sciences, as well as in pre-professional programs that are grounded in the liberal arts, Eastern students apply theory in practical settings.
By placing its highest priority on the overall quality of the liberal arts educational experience, Eastern Connecticut State University's Department of Intercollegiate Athletics, Intramurals & Recreation seeks to integrate its programs and goals with academic and developmental objectives and to assure the assimilation of student-athletes into the general student body.
The Office of Student Activities provides social and educational activities outside the classroom which enhance learning and personal development. Through engagement, students participate in leadership development opportunities that empower them to become socially responsible leaders.
From student-led initiatives in the numerous student organizations on campus to various campus-wide events and traditions, the Student Activities staff are here to enhance the student experience at Eastern.