Graduate studies

Macricostas School of Arts and Sciences


Missy Alexander, Ph.D.

Dean, Macricostas School of Arts and Sciences

Warner Hall, Suite 300A

(203) 837-9400

Welcome to the Macricostas School of Arts and Sciences at Western Connecticut State University. On this site, I've tried to provide you with helpful resources, information about some of the outstanding work being done by our students and faculty, and answers to some frequently asked questions. But don't let the website be your last stop. Please feel free to contact me directly by email, phone, or by appointment.  At Western, we are committed to knowing our students and helping them succeed.  

Click here to read the letter from the Dean of Arts and Sciences.

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News & Announcements

Summer Registration is Open! 

Arts & Sciences has a wide range of courses available to help you catch up or get ahead on courses in your major, minor, general education requirements, or important pre-requisites for major courses.  We have courses online, on-ground and in hybrid format.

The full list of summer courses can be found here

If you are not a WCSU student, but you'd like to enroll look here:

To browse A&S offerings:  Summer 2015 A&S at WCSU.pdf

Spring Office Hours

Looking for your advisor to plan your Spring courses? Want to discuss course material with your professor?  Need to see the dean? All full-time Arts & Sciences faculty and staff office hours are now posted online (note: faculty are on selective hours and are best reached by email).


SAS Deans

Missy Alexander, Ph.D.
Dean, Macricostas School of Arts and Sciences

Warner Hall, Suite 300A

Çiğdem Üsekes, Ph.D.
Assistant Dean

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