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Southern Connecticut State University

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Southern Connecticut State University

501 Crescent Street
New Haven, Connecticut 06515-090

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  • Overview
  • Catering
  • Accommodations
  • Services
  • Technology
  • Area Attractions
Welcome to Southern Connecticut State University, a state of the art campus located in the vibrant city of New Haven, CT. Our campus is adorned with a refreshing mix of modern architecture, as well as historical artifacts. Nestled away from the hustle and bustle of busy downtown, Southern Connecticut State University is the perfect location for your next function. We offer a wide array of housing accommodations. Whether you are looking to book a youth camp and would like traditional dorm-style housing or a business retreat and prefer the modern comforts of apartment style living, we are sure to meet your needs. Our meeting facilities are all newly renovated and equipped with the most up-to-date technology. We can host anything from camps, business meetings and retreats, to religious retreats, and more. We invite you to take a look around and discover the possibilities that await at Southern Connecticut State University.
Nearby Cities & Number of Miles:
New Haven, CT Hartford, CT- 30 minutes New York City - 1.5 hours Boston - 2.5 hours
Nearest Airport/ Number of Minutes:
Bradley International Airport / 40
Our facilities are available from May 25th until mid August 2nd. Please contact us for more information!
Room Type(s):
Our facilities offer traditional double bedrooms, suite-style, and apartment style rooms.
Onsite Wireless Internet:
Ideally suited for:
Corporate Social Events
Outdoor Event Space
Youth Event/Meetings/Camps


  • Chartwells
    Chartwells has partnered with Southern Connecticut State University to provide mouth watering catering for all on site needs.  The possibilities are endless, as their menus boast everything from informal breakfast, lunch and dinner, classic outdoor barbecues, to gourmet and elegant plated affairs.  They have experience making foods from all ethnicities, and can accomodate any special dietary needs including but not limited to: vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free.

    Browse their menu and discover the catering possibilities of Chartwells at Southern Connecticut State University.
    >>> menu (PDF)


Facility# of Rooms# of BedsRoom TypeBath TypeA/C
Chase Hall 250 Residence Halls Communal no
Farnham Hall 225 Residence Halls Communal no
Hickerson Hall 240 Residence Halls Communal no
Wilkinson Hall 240 Residence Halls Communal no
Neff Hall 200 Residence Halls Communal no
West Campus Residence Complex 250+ Hotel-Like Private yes
North Campus Residence Complex 450 Suite/Apartment Style Private yes
Schwartz Hall 250+ Suite/Apartment Style Private yes
Brownell Hall 235 Hotel-Like Private yes


24 hour On Campus Police Officers All our guests have peace of mind knowing that they are safe on our premises with our 24-Hour On-Campus Police Officers. Emergency Blue Light Telephones are also located throughout the campus for additional security.

Sports and Recreation Take part in the serenity of our campus through our recreation and sports spaces, which include: an indoor & outdoor athletic track, a turf football field, baseball & softball fields, 2 indoor swimming pools, outdoor tennis courts, and an outdoor sand volleyball court.

Linens If in need of linens for your overnight stay, contact the Office of Residence Life and we can accommodate your request.

ATM For the convenience of our guests, our facility is equipped with an ATM Machines located in select residence halls, the student center, police station and other select areas on campus.

Vending Machines Whether it is to quench to one's thirst, or to grab a quick snack, many of our buildings are equipped with vending machines for the comfort of all our guests.


Computer Labs Located in our library, student center, and even in select residence halls, our state of the art computer labs are equipped with advanced hardware and a variety of software programs to meet your computing needs.

Wireless Internet Access On our academic and conferencing side of campus, wireless is available to both students, staff, and guests. Wireless is available in every lobby area on each floor of the residence halls.

Area Attractions

Yale University Yale University is a widely known Ivy League University located right here in New Haven, CT. Literally 5 minutes from campus, you can visit Yale and the many attractions it has to offer such as museums, theaters, libraries, and historical monuments. The Mead Visitor Center is the front door of the University and welcomes its visitors from around the world. It is located at 149 Elm Street, across the street from the New Haven Green.

Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History The mission of the Peabody Museum is to serve Yale University by advancing their understanding of earth’s history through geological, biological, and anthropological research, and by communicating the results of this research to the widest possible audience through publication, exhibition, and educational programs.

Light House Point Park and Carousel The Carousel at Lighthouse Point Park is a unique historic facility. Besides housing the antique Carousel, the building provides ample space for private functions with beautiful views of New Haven Harbor and Long Island Sound, especially at sunset. Come to Lighthouse Point Park, spend some time, ride the carousel, walk the boardwalk along the beach and enjoy a bite to eat at the Shore Shack.

ESPN Located just about 40 minutes from campus, ESPN an abbreviation for Entertainment and Sports Programming Network. If you're a sports fanatic, you might want to take a tour & see the world of ESPN!

PEZ Come see and experience the PEZ brand in person. Over 4,000 square feet dedicated to all things PEZ! See the largest, most comprehensive collection of PEZ memorabilia on public display in the world, PEZ motorcycle built by Orange County Choppers, the world's largest PEZ dispenser, viewing area into our production area, PEZ trivia game, factory store, interactive historical time line and much more. Learn about the brand that has been inspiring and innovating since 1927!