The Dual Admission Program

A Transfer Compact Program for Connecticut Community College Students


The Connecticut State Universities and the Connecticut Community Colleges have developed a Transfer Compact which offers dual admission to students who are planning to enroll at Central, Eastern, Southern or Western Connecticut State Universities after completing an associate's degree.

The program permits students to be admitted to a CSU while working to complete an associate's degree. Upon completion of the associate's degree, they then transfer to the university they have designated.

The agreement stresses the importance of students receiving early academic advising, coordinated between the community college being attended and the university designated by the student, to ensure a program of study that will result in the smooth transfer of community college course credits. It also significantly expands the privileges that guaranteed admissions students have received in the past.

The Dual Admission Program is designed for students who:

 Key features of the Dual Admission Program include:

 How to Begin

The Dual Admission application must be signed by a community college advisor before being forwarded to the designated university by the community college contact.  You are required to meet with a community college advisor.

The Dual Admission application process is streamlined, allowing students to apply to both a community college and a CSU institution at the same time. Students must designate which of the four universities they plan to attend.

Please visit the Dual Admission Program website to learn more information. 

The admission office at Southern Connecticut State University welcomes any questions you may have regarding the dual admission program at Southern.  Please call 203-392-5644 to speak to an admission's representative.