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  • Fall 2019:
    • Term 2 classes will begin on Monday, October 28, 2019. In order to secure your course registration payment must be received before 9am on Friday October 25th.  The Bursar's Office will be dropping students for non-payment at 9am on October 25, 2019.
    • Fall 2019 Book Vouchers continue to be processed by the Bursar's Office for Term 2 students only who have not already had financial aid disbursed.  Voucher recipients will receive an email in their Charter Oak State College email box with their book voucher ID number directly from MBS Direct (college bookstore).   If you did not receive the email, please use this link to have your voucher ID number resent to you again.
  • Spring and Summer 2020:
    • Spring and Summer courses are now open for registration! Please contact your advisor for clearance.



Account Requests

Welcome !

If you wish to take a course as a visiting student, there is no need to complete an application for admission. Simply fill out our Registration Request form. We will then send you your username and password that will allow you to register for a course. The account request will be processed within 24 business hours.

Before registering, please view our Academic Calendar for important registration and refund deadlines, as well as the Course Registration tab to view our current course offerings and register for courses.

Looking to earn a degree through Charter Oak?

  • Click Request Information to find out more about Charter Oak State College and our programs.
  • Ready to get started?  Click on Apply Now and get started right away!
Please log in at the top of the page to use this portlet. If you are logged in, you are not authorized to use this portlet; It is only available to users in certain roles within the portal

Need help logging into ACORN?  Click on Login Help .

Student Self Service

Once you login you will have access to the Student Self Service tab, where you can:

  • Search and register for courses
  • Drop/Withdraw from courses
  • Make payments
  • Check Financial Aid status
  • Access your course schedule



Email Forwarding

Once enrolled, ALL communications will be sent your Charter Oak Email  account only. Therefore, we highly encourage you to set up the forwarding feature listed below.

How to forward your email to another account

Please Note: Your Charter Oak email may contain sensitive information related to your education (.i.e. student bill and academic progress); therefore, you should be mindful of where you re-route the emails to be sent.

  1. Log into your email at
  2. Open Outlook
  3. Click the Settings icon (Gear)

  4. Type “forward” in the search bar and click “Forwarding”
  5. Click ‘Start Forwarding”, enter your email address and ‘Save’.