Summer Music Institute
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Important Notes 2018

  • Registration: It is strongly recommended that you register at least one month before each course you are taking.
    • Mail-in registration will begin March 5
    • Online registration will begin March 28
    • This summer, participants who register before May 15th will be eligible for a weekly drawing to win a Jawbone External Speaker! There will be a drawing at noon every Friday. Register early for your chance to win!
    • All classes meet Monday through Friday. All one-week classes meet one evening as specified. Classes will meet on July 4th!
    • All class sizes are limited, so register early!
    • Cancellation decisions for professors will be made two weeks before the class begins. The University reserves the right to cancel any course due to low enrollment.
  • Housing: Rooms in air-conditioned dormitory halls are available to all participants on a weekly basis. Please see the SMI website for pricing, description of facility and all relevant information.
    • SMI participants must register for housing separately from course registration through Residence Life.
    • The Housing Registration form is on the website, with the address for sending in your reservation.
  • Credits: Topics courses may be repeated for credit with different content for a maximum of 6 credits.
    • The maximum number of credits that may be earned toward a degree at CCSU during one five-week term is eight.
    • There is no limit on the number of credits one may take if you are not in the M.S. in Music Education degree program.
  • Textbooks: Some courses may require the purchase of texts or other materials. Required textbooks and materials can now be found on the SMI website. For a list of these materials, please visit and click on the title of each course that you are taking this summer. Textbooks will be available for purchase in the CCSU Bookstore, located inside the Student Center.
  • Location:All classes will meet in Welte Hall. Specific room numbers are posted with the course descriptions on the SMI website []. They will also be posted at the entrance of Welte Hall and outside the SMI office (Welte, Room 209).
  • Parking: Please park in student parking lots, especially the student lot behind the Student Center, including the parking garage. Those staying in the dorm may park in the dorm lots.
  • More Information: Consult the website
    • Before coming to CCSU, please consult the website for posted announcements, and other information as it comes in from instructors.
    • For more information about the Master of Science in Music Education program at CCSU contact: Dr. N. Carlotta Parr, Professor, Interim Coordinator of Graduate Studies, Department of Music, (860) 832-3317, or at