As the university prepares for the start of the fall 2021 semester, we remain #SouthernStrong, with all of the following academic offerings and campus services in place for our students in a safe, engaging campus environment. Our goal is to get you off to a great start, whether you’re returning to campus or joining our community for the first time!

Vaccination Requirements

All students and employees at Connecticut State Colleges and Universities (CSCU) institutions during the fall 2021 semester must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or have an exemption approved before coming to campus for any reason during the fall term.

Students    Faculty/Staff


COVID Protocols and Mitigation Strategies

Members of the Southern community are working together to prioritize everyone’s safety and well-being. The protocols and mitigation strategies we have in place are designed to help ensure that the fall semester gets off to the best possible start, so that our students can learn, and we can teach and work, in a safe and welcoming campus environment.

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From the President, re: Return to Campus Update (August 13, 2021)

The new year is just around the corner, and our collective excitement is growing as we prepare for the return of our students. While I will share a fuller welcome back and update closer to the start of the new semester, I wanted to give you an update now on how things currently stand, as the Fall 2021 start of classes approaches. Read more.