In addition to the Events Calendar, the Office of Continuing Studies and Enhanced Learning at Eastern will post news of interest to our students, students about to graduate, and graduates on this page.

Would you like to receive emailed updates about news, events, activities, and important deadlines from the Office of Continuing Studies and Enhanced Learning? If you would, please, complete the email update form.

Important Information for our Graduating Seniors!

If you are a senior intending to graduate this May 2016 and haven’t completed and handed in your Application for Degree and registered for Spring courses, now is the time to do so!  Schedule an appointment with your advisor today–Call 860-465-0206 or email  Those that graduated in December 2015 can also graduate at the May commencement. See link below for how to participate.

The Commencement Website is here:

Full-time BGS Students Only: To register, contact your advisor for your access code.

CommencementWomen's Center and Student Activities EventsCareer Services InformationAkus GalleryStudy Tips for Test Taking
FAFSA Deadline! and Financial AidAcademic Services CenterStudent Center Food CourtOpen HousesBookstore
TuitionPayStudent Center and Food CourtMusic & Theater Calendar of EventsTutoring CenterCLEP and DSST
Tax CreditsSports Center ScheduleYouth SportsSign Up For Eastern Alert!Student Handbook

Registration For Part-Time Students

View the course lists. There is still time to register for Spring, including the 2nd 7-week courses. Please, do so before the courses you need are filled.

For the Main Campus, the advisement appointment number for Part-time and BGS Students is 860-465-0206.

For Groton, please, contact Stanley Beckford at (860) 446-9457. Open House every 2nd and 4th Tuesday from 6-7 pm. Please, phone Dr. Beckford to reserve a seat. If you can’t make a Tuesday, ask for a special appointment!

If you need additional assistance, please, contact our office at (860) 465-5125 or (860) 465-0206.

All part time students applying for admission must fulfill the university’s health requirements. Part Time students must submit evidence of measles (rubeola), German measles (rubella), and the tuberculosis risk assessment. All part time students need to complete the Tuberculosis Risk Assessment and provide documentation of TB risk. Part time students will need to fill out and return this Immunization form to the health services.

Music and Theatre Calendar of Events


Performing Arts Theatre Department calendar of events

Performing Arts Music Department calendar of events

Career Services Information

Office of Career Services

Division of Student Affairs

(860) 465-4559

Check for more information.

Cultural Celebrations Calendar of events

Please visit to find the Division of Student Affairs Cultural Celebrations Calendar of events for the Fall 2015 semester. Through guest speakers, lectures, panel discussions, workshops, and entertainment, the Division of Student Affairs invite you to attend and participate in the myriad of events this semester.

Please do not hesitate to contact me, Starsheemar Byrum, Director of the Women’s Center, or Kemesha Wilmot, Coordinator of the Intercultural Center
Have a great Fall semester!
P.S. If you would like a poster for your area, please contact Kemesha Wilmot directly at

Free Fast Track Information Sessions in Groton

Do you want to go to college? Do you have credits from your past college experience but did not complete a degree? Find out what you need to know from an advisor from Eastern Connecticut State University at our convenient off campus site in Groton. Open Houses at 6 p.m. every 2nd and 4th Tuesday evenings. Contact Stanley Beckford at 860-446-9457 or  Please, call  to reserve your seat!  If you can’t make Tuesday, please, call Stan and ask for a special appointment.

Groton Fast Track for more details. New dates for Fall upcoming.

Fast Track Information.


Eastern Connecticut State University has teamed with TuitionPay to offer you the TuitionPay Monthly Payment Plan. The plan is interest-free and allows you to spread your tuition and fees over a number of months.

The plan does not cover Wintersession terms, but may cover Summer. Check with TuitionPay. Your TuitionPay Monthly Plan should be established as early as possible for smaller, more manageable monthly payments. If you enroll in the plan after it has started, you must make up the necessary back payments.

For additional information or to enroll in the payment plan, you can contact TuitionPay by calling (800) 635-0120, by email, or by visiting their

Sign up for Eastern Alert!

Sign up today for “Eastern Alert,” the new emergency notification system. It will be used only for notifying you of campus emergencies (weather closings, hazardous chemical spills, fires, and other clear threats to campus safety). You can receive notifications via text messages, voice mail, email, and other means. (IMPORTANT NOTE: you don’t need text messaging or even a cell phone to get notifications: you can also have notifications sent to your e-mail, land line phones, PDAs, etc.)

Signing up is easy:

For students: go to


Mon-Tue: 9:00 am-7:00 pm
Wed-Thu: 9:00 am-5:00 pm
Fri: 9:00 am-4:00 pm
Sat: 10:00 am-2:00 pm


Spring 2016 (January 19–May 4)
Monday-Thursday 8 am–12 am
Friday 8 am–6 pm
Saturday 10 am–6 pm
Sunday 12 pm–12 am
President’s Weekend 2016
February 12-13, Friday- Saturday CLOSED
(Lincoln’s Birthday) February 14, Sunday 12 pm–8 pm
February 15, Monday 5 pm-12 am (President’s Day)
Spring Break Week 2016
March 19-20, Saturday-Sunday CLOSED
March 21-24, Monday–Thursday 8 am–6 pm
March 25-26, Friday-Saturday CLOSED
(Day of Reflection)
March 27, Sunday 5 pm-12 am
Spring 2016 Final Exam Hours
May 5,Thursday 8 am–1 am (reading day)
May 6, Friday 8 am –8 pm (reading day)
May 7, Saturday 10 am–6 pm
May 8-12, Sunday-Thursday 8 am–1am
May 13, Friday 8 am– 6 pm (exams end)
May 14-15, Saturday-Sunday CLOSED



Student Center and the Food Court

Monday-Thursday: 7:30am – 9:00pm

Friday: 7:30am – 8:00pm

Saturday & Sunday: 12:00pm – 8:00pm

Library Café

Monday-Wednesday: 7:30am – 11:00pm

Thursday: 7:30am – 9:00pm

Friday: 7:30am – 1:00pm

Saturday: Closed

Sunday: 5:00pm – 9:00pm

Closet Café

Monday-Friday: 7:30am – 1:30pm

Saturday & Sunday: Closed

Women’s Center and Student Activities Events

For more events, check out the Social Justice Calendar.

Check here for more events in the Fall Semester.

Akus Gallery

For information about The Akus Gallery, please, check the site here.

Sports Center


L A S T  D A Y  O F  E X A M S – F R I D A Y,  M A Y  1 3 TH
SPORTS CENTER               7:00AM-6:00PM
CARDIO & WEIGHT ROOMS         7:00AM-5:30PM
POOL     8:00AM-10:00AM & Noon-2:00PM
CLOSED – Sat, 5/14 & Sun, 5/15
S P O R T S  C E N T E R
Monday, May 16th – Sunday, August 28th
*The GYMNASIUM will be CLOSED Fri, 5/22-Sun, 7/10 for maintenance.
Monday – Friday 8:00AM-7:00PM
Saturday & Sunday           CLOSED
CLOSED for Holidays – Mon, 5/30 & Mon, 7/4
C A R D I O  &  W E I G H T  R O O M S
Monday, May 16th – Sunday, August 28th
Monday – Friday 12:30PM-6:30PM
Saturday & Sunday           CLOSED
CLOSED for Holidays – Mon, 5/30 & Mon, 7/4
Monday, May 16th – Moday, July 4th
Monday – Friday 8:00AM-10:00AM
Saturday & Sunday           CLOSED
CLOSED for Holiday – Mon, 5/30 & Mon, 7/4
Tuesday, July 5th – Sunday, August 7th
Schedule to be announced mid-June
Monday, August 7th – Sunday, August 28th
Schedule to be announced mid-July
*Pool Schedule may change based on lifeguard availability & University Summer Programming needs.
All changes will be posted as soon as they are known.
Please be advised that the Sports Center’s Hot Water will be shut-off from Fri, 5/20 – Tue, 7/5.
The Pool and shower/sink water temperature will be affected by this procedure.