Southern offers a wide range of academic programs and excellent career preparation in a learning community that supports and challenges students to realize their full potential. We are committed to treating each other with dignity, respect, kindness, compassion and civility as we strive for social justice.
Your college experience can shape the rest of your life. It’s an important decision, and we are here to help. Reach out to Southern’s experienced Admissions team with questions about the application process, paying for college, academics, campus life, and more.
Southern Connecticut State University admits students of any age, race, color, sex, sexual orientation, citizenship, national or ethnic origin, or non-disqualifying handicap to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activity generally accorded or made available to students at the University.
SCSU also accepts first year applications from the Common App.
Important Dates for Spring 2024 Enrollment
- September 2023: Completed applications will be processed on a rolling basis and notified of admission
- December 29, 2023: The last day that new First-Year student applications will be accepted
- January 7, 2024: The last day that new First-Year students can confirm enrollment
- January 17, 2024: The first day of Spring 2024 classes
Important Dates for Fall 2024 Enrollment
Apply for Free
Connecticut high school seniors are able to apply to Southern for free, with no required $50 application payment, between November 1 and November 15, 2023.
- November 1 – 15, 2023: Application Fee Free Period for First Year Students (Apply)
- November 2023: Completed applications will be processed on a rolling basis and notified of admission.
- December 1, 2023: Direct Nursing Application deadline
- January 2, 2024: Honors Application deadline
- March 1, 2024: Trustee Scholarship Application deadline
- August 9, 2024: The last day that new First-Year student applications will be accepted
- August 18, 2024: The last day that new First-Year students can confirm enrollment
- August 27, 2024: The first day of Fall 2024 classes