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Charter Oak State College Encourages Voter Registration
Please register to vote in the upcoming election on Tuesday, November 4th. Get information on deadlines and how to register.

Transform CSCU 2020 Town Hall Meeting Held
On Monday 9/22, Charter Oak State College held our Transform CSCU 2020 Town Hall meeting at our campus and online.

Omar Rosario named Student Speaker for Charter Oak State College commencement
Omar Rosario named Student Speaker for Charter Oak State College commencement

U.S. Senator Christopher S. Murphy to Give 2014 Commencement Speech
Graduation to be held June 1

New CT Education Academy to Launch
Academy will provide training for CT state workforce

Charter Oak Ranked First for Affordability
College offers most affordable online degree program in state.

Connecticut Board of Regents for Higher Education
Our offices will be closed on Thursday, 11/27 & Friday, 11/28 for Thanksgiving.

NEASC Standards Self Study

In October 2006, Charter Oak State College had its reaccreditation visit by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC), one of six regional accrediting bodies in the United States. Through its evaluation activities, NEASC provides public assurance about the educational quality of schools and colleges that seek or wish to maintain accreditation. View NEASC's standards for accreditation.

As part of the reaccreditation process, Charter Oak was required to develop a self-study document which addressed the 11 accreditation standards. The process required that we involve our faculty, staff, and students in reviewing the standards, examining the College's strengths, weaknesses, and accomplishments, and projecting our goals for the future.

The results of the self-study are now available:
Charter Oak State College Institutional Self-Study Report - September 2006 (PDF, 692K)

  1. CT Public Higher Ed System
  2. Self-Study Steering Committee
  3. Statement of Revenues & Expenses
  4. Changes in Net Assets & Indebtedness
  5. Student Charges
  6. Student Admissions Data
  7. Student Enrollment Data
  8. Financial, Tuition & Enrollment Data
  9. Faculty Profile
  10. Student Headcount
  11. Insurance Coverage
  12. Audited Financial Statements & Opinion

Fifth Year Report - August 2011

In August 2011, the Fifth Year Report (PDF) was prepared by having the Cabinet and the Chair of the Academic Committees review the ten year self study and the interim report submitted in 2010 and by having each cabinet member submit an update to the ten year report to the Provost.

In Charter Oak's Fifth Year Report, the College provides evidence of its continued success in "enhancing our institutional culture of evidence with respect to understanding what and how students learn, evaluating instructional quality, and assessing overall institutional effectiveness.

Other Documents

NEASC Health Information Management Substantive Change Visit Report - October 10, 2014 (PDF)