Asnuntuck Community College (ACC) in Enfield will hold an Enrollment Open House for credit students on Saturday, November 5 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. to help new and continuing students apply and register for the winter and spring semesters.

 

Staff will be available to help with admissions, financial aid, advising, registration, and making payments. Tours of campus and information sessions for prospective students will be held, and Asnuntuck’s bookstore will also be open.

 

Faculty will also be on campus to discuss programs and course offerings in a wide variety of subjects including Asnuntuck’s advanced manufacturing technology program. To learn more and RSVP to the event, visit ctstate.edu/enroll. Those who would like to receive academic advising during the event are encouraged to make an appointment in advance: as-advising@asnuntuck.edu.

 

Those who would like to apply to Asnuntuck for the first time do not need to wait until November 5 to enroll and can start by applying online. Applications for the upcoming semesters – winter 2022 and spring 2023 – can be found at ct.edu/admission. Spring semester classes begin January 20.

Free college through PACT: Pledge to Advance Connecticut is still available to graduates of Connecticut’s high schools who have never attended college before. Accessing PACT and any financial aid starts with completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at fafsa.gov. PACT is not based on household income; all students who plan on attending full- or part-time should complete the FAFSA so they can access PACT, even if they do not think they will quality for need-based aid. Additional information is available at ct.edu/pact

 

During the event, students active in Freshwater Literary Journal will share their experiences, and there will be book readings from the award-winning “Stumbling Through Adulthood” by Asnuntuck Professor John Sheirer, and “Affirmation,” by retired Manchester Community College Professor Steve Straight.

 

Located in Enfield, Asnuntuck celebrates its 50th anniversary this year, offering more than 50 associate degrees, certificates, and short-term workforce training to prepare students for careers, transfer opportunities, and lifelong learning. The college was established in 1969, and classes began in 1972. The college added its advanced manufacturing program in 1998, and in 2017 added a 27,000 square-foot state-of-the-art Advanced Manufacturing Center.

 

About CT State 

Asnuntuck is among 12 community colleges in Connecticut merging in 2023 to become CT State Community College, one of the largest community colleges in the country and largest in New England, dedicated to quality, access and affordability. CT State students will be able to apply once and take classes at any campus. In addition to Asnuntuck, other locations include Capital (Hartford), Gateway (New Haven) Housatonic (Bridgeport), Manchester, Middlesex (Middletown & Meriden), Naugatuck Valley (Waterbury & Danbury), Northwestern (Winsted), Norwalk, Quinebaug Valley (Danielson & Willimantic), Three Rivers (Norwich), and Tunxis (Farmington) Community Colleges. Learn more at www.ctstate.edu/becoming.