Southern Connecticut State University provides exemplary graduate and undergraduate education in the liberal arts and professional disciplines. As an intentionally diverse and comprehensive university, Southern is committed to academic excellence, access, social justice, and service for the public good.
Find your passion at Southern. Research plant genetics in a biology lab, take an acting course with a professional director, collect coastal data on a Connecticut beach, compose a piece of electronic music, learn about Wall Street in a high-tech trading room. It all happens here, and it’s waiting for you.
Work closely with faculty who know your name and want to help you succeed. Collaborate on vital research projects, from student theses and graduate fellowships to specialized research in a faculty member's area of expertise. Our research centers cover such areas as coastal and marine studies, autism spectrum disorders, and nanotechnology.
We’re committed to a mission of social justice and anti-racism, and ours is an inclusive campus culture that welcomes varying perspectives and constructive dialogue. We treat one another with dignity, respect, kindness, compassion, and civility.
We’ll help you discover and fulfill your career aspirations. Our Office of Career and Professional Development staff will address your individual needs with a customized experience that includes an array of services, both at the center and online.
Whether you're an arts lover, a foodie, a fan of the outdoors, or want to explore internship or community service opportunities, you'll discover it here in New Haven. Home to six colleges and universities, it is Connecticut’s great college town.
See the sights, meet the people, and let us welcome you to Southern in person. Register now to reserve your spot. Our group campus tours are led by Southern students throughout the week and some Saturday mornings. Tours last about 90 minutes.