We want to make sure you are following the right degree program and taking the right courses to achieve your goals. And, if you are undecided, we want to talk with you about your interests and future plans. For these reasons, we provide a variety of academic advising options.
Academic Advising Options
Next Step Advising Sessions
For continuing, transfer, returning and veteran students
One-hour group sessions; sign up schedule for summer and/or fall 2019 will be available starting on March 11, 2019.
February 4-March 28
Mondays 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Tuesdays 1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
Thursdays 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
If you are unable to make it to a scheduled walk-In period, feel free to call 860- 512-3320 to schedule an appointment that best works for you.
Receive answers online to simple, basic advising questions
If you are not able to make a Next Step session or schedule an appointment during Academic Advising Weeks, you can chat online with an academic advisor. Click on the Let’s Chat box on this page.
Your Academic Progress is Available in Degree Works
Use Degree Works to quickly see your progress toward completing a degree or certificate program and provide answers to “What if” scenarios, such as “What if I change my major to the CSCU Pathway Transfer: Business Studies, A.A. because I plan to transfer to Central, Eastern, Southern or Western.” Degree Works produces reports that list the courses you need to take to complete your program. Learn about Degree Works.
Assess Your Values, Skills and Interests
Use the Focus 2 self-assessment tool to help you choose your area of study and future career.
Location, Hours and Contact Information
Please contact us with any questions or if you need assistance.
Student Services Center, SSC L120
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Friday: 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Brenda Geitz, MS
Latisha Nielsen, MS, MA
Wanda Reyes-Dawes, MS
Robert Turner, LMSW
Nylsa Ubarri-Young, MS, LPC
Student Retention Services
Sarah Perez, MSW