Welcome Incoming Students, January 2017

Last updated: December 12, 2016

We would like to welcome you to WCSU on Monday, January 16, 2017.

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Welcome to WCSU on Monday, January 16, 2017   

The day will begin for resident students with move-in between the hours of 10 a.m.-6 p.m. and  mandatory Residence Hall meetings (in the residence halls) at 6:30 p.m.

There will be a mandatory Commuter Student meeting on Wednesday, January 18th in Student Center 202 at 5:30 p.m.

On Thursday, January 19th there will be a Coffeehouse performance in Student Center Colonial Corner from 8 - 10 p.m.  so come out and enjoy music and meet fellow classmates.

There will also be a PAC sponsored movie viewing of "The Girl On The Train" on Friday, January 20th at 8:00 p.m. in the Midtown SC Theatre for all students.

Dinner will be available in the Midtown Student Center Restaurant and the Westside Campus Center Cafeteria starting at 4:00 p.m. and ending at 6:30 p.m.  Resident students will begin using their meal plans. 

Please note: on Monday, January 16th the following offices will be open:

**Times and availability may change.

Midtown Campus  
Housing Office, Newbury Hall 9:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Student Center Information Desk 12 p.m. - 11 p.m.
Westside Campus  
Campus Center Student Information Desk 12 p.m. - 11 p.m.

Shuttle Service will begin on Tuesday, January 17th at 7:00 a.m.

What requirements are there before I am allowed to register?

The following information must be in place before you can register for classes:

  1. make your $200.00 non-refundable deposit
  2. send a copy of your childhood vaccinations to the Health Service Office (fax to 203-837-8583) - include your WCSU ID number on the fax - or bring this information with you when you come to register
  3. you will need to have taken any applicable placement test as noted in your admissions packet (Math, English, and Chemistry)









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What is there to do?

Western is located in Danbury, CT, a vibrant and culturally diverse city in South Western Connecticut. Danbury offers a wide variety of cuisine, entertainment and business offerings. For more information on what there is to do in Danbury, please visit the following websites:

Where is there to stay?

There are a number of hotels that are only about 10-15 minutes away from our Midtown and Westside campuses.

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WCSU Weather Information

Current Conditions in Danbury

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Greater Danbury 5-Day Forecast

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