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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

Prior Learning Assessment

Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) is the way to get credit for what you already know. Use PLA to save money and earn your degree sooner.

Perhaps you're wondering how long it will take you to complete your degree and whether you can get some credit for what you've already learned. You're in the right place -- Charter Oak State College was designed for the adult student and we recognize that you've learned a lot along the way. It doesn't necessarily matter where, when or how you learned something -- if it matches a college course we can probably help you prove that and get credit for it.

We recognize that college-level learning can take place outside the traditional college classroom and have the processes in place to help you get credit for that learning: