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Online Graduate Application


What How

To apply, check your application status, upload documents, accept your offer of admission, pay your deposit, etc.

Graduate Admissions Portal

Use the email and password you set up when you applied

Where to mail  official transcripts
Note: Students need not request a Southern CT State Univ transcript, we will retrieve that for you.

Only documents sent that require a signature for receipt are to be sent to: 


For institutions that send e-Transcripts via Parchment, eScrip-Safe, or Clearinghouse

Southern Connecticut State University
Office of Graduate Admissions
Application Processing Center
PO Box 8057
Portsmouth, NH 03802

Office of Graduate Admissions
Wintergreen Building
501 Crescent Street
New Haven, CT 06515



Frequently Asked Questions about the Admission process.

You must pay and submit your application before you have the ability to upload application materials.

View commonly asked questions (PDF)



The ability to apply for Fall 2018 will close on August 17, 2018*.  The ability to apply for Spring 2019 will close on January 8, 2019*. The ability to apply for Fall 2019 will begin on September 1, 2018 and close on August 9, 2019.

Application Information

All pending applications** will be withdrawn at 3pm on the first day of classes


More Information

For additional information and policies, please consult the Graduate Catalog

Letters of Recommendation

When you fill out your application, you will fill in contact information for your recommenders, an automated email will be sent to them providing them with a link to use to upload your recommendation(s). No letters of recommendation are to be mailed/emailed in to us, they will not be accepted in hard copy. You may change/remind your recommenders through the Graduate Admissions Portal.

Note: Applicants who have a pending application for a given term after 3pm on the first day of class will have their applications withdrawn. Applicants for programs OTHER THAN Marriage and Family Therapy (this program does not allow for applications to be moved and the applicant must reapply) who wish their applications to be considered for a future term, up to a year from the term of the original application, may request in writing to that their application and materials be moved forward.  This request must be made no later than the first day of classes for original term. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure requirements have not changed from the time of original application to the new term.

Please review any additional requirements here.

* Applications for programs with deadlines will be closed on the deadline date.  Please see the Graduate Catalog for program deadlines.

**Applications are considered pending when no official decision has been assigned by the Office of Graduate Admissions