Who can enroll in continuing education courses?
How many credits can you take as a Continuing Education Student?
Can I see an academic advisor?
How do I register for Continuing Education courses?
New students can register for classes by fax or in person. Please visit Registration Information.
Can I earn credits through examination?
Depending on the program. The College-Level Examination Program, usually referred to as CLEP, is a national testing program recognized by many colleges including Eastern. CLEP exams are 90-minute multiple choice tests for which you can earn college credits at Eastern and many other schools. DSST exams are similar to the CLEP exams. They were developed for military personnel but are now open to the general public. Exams are offered in a variety of areas including various aspects of business, subjects within social sciences, physical science, and humanities as well as foreign languages. Credit for Lifelong Learning (CLL) is a unique program at Eastern that enables adults, like you, to earn credit for the college-level learning gained through work, volunteer and other experiences.
What does tuition cost and are there any additional fees?
- Tuition varies from year to year. Current costs can be found at Money Matters.
- Part-time students pay a non-refundable registration fee of $40 each term.
- Also, there may be additional costs such as books. For more information on book prices and availability please contact our campus bookstore at (860) 465-5283, http://ecsu.bncollege.com/
- EasternOnline students must pay an additional $50 fee.
Can I receive financial aid?
Visit Money Matters for more details. Contact the Financial Aid office located in the Alvin B. Woods Support Center (Main Campus – Willimantic) at (860) 465-5205 or go to their website: http://www1.easternct.edu/finaid/. Here you will be able to obtain all information regarding the FAFSA as well as any other questions answered that you may have.
Is tuition waived for Senior Citizens?
Permanent residents of Connecticut who are age 62 or older with positive identification may be entitled to tuition waivers. See http://www1.easternct.edu/fiscalaffairs/bursar/ for more information.
There is no waiver for the Credit for Lifelong Learning Program fee as the program is non-credit and self-supporting. The fees are used to cover the instructor’s salary.
There is no waiver of fees for Non-Credit courses.
Will courses taken at other colleges transfer to Eastern?
Do I have access to other student services and activities?
Where can I find the schedule of classes for each semester?
Do I need a parking permit? If so, where can I get one and where can I park?
semester schedule); or employment (valid faculty/staff I.D. or current letter of employment) to the University Police Department. Once this information has been verified, you will be issued the appropriate parking permit.Additional Links: