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Charter Oak State College Enrollment Up 38%
The College's current enrollment is now at 2,836 students with over 2,000 of those students registered for online courses.

2015-2016 Reminder to Complete FAFSA for Upcoming Academic Year
The Office of Financial Aid at Charter Oak State College would like to remind you that the FAFSA for the 2015-2016 academic year is now available.

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

Connecticut Board of Regents for Higher Education

Alternate Route to Certification

In addition to the teacher education programs offered by Connecticut's colleges, the Department of Higher Education offers the Alternate Route to Teacher Certification (ARC). This program is designed to attract mid-career professionals to teaching.

Applicants must have at least a Bachelor's degree to apply. Many Charter Oak State College graduates have chosen to enter the teaching profession through this adult-friendly program.

With an understanding that adults have busy schedules and many demands on their time, ARC offers two formats from which you may choose. You can attend an eight-week program of full-time instruction during the summer or you can opt for the twenty-four week program that meets during the school year on Friday evenings and all day Saturdays. For more information, visit ARC's Website. In addition, Charter Oak offers workshops where you can meet with an ARC representative.

If you reside outside Connecticut, please contact your State's Department of Higher Education for similar programs.