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Fitchburg State University offers quality undergraduate, graduate and continuing education programs that stress career-oriented learning firmly grounded in the liberal arts. For more than a century, Fitchburg State has emphasized small classes, extensive internship opportunities and an accessible faculty dedicated to the student.
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Scenes from our 123rd commencement exercises, winter ceremony, held Friday, Dec. 20. Congratulations to the graduate and...
12/24/2019

Scenes from our 123rd commencement exercises, winter ceremony, held Friday, Dec. 20. Congratulations to the graduate and undergraduate degree recipients!

Scenes from our 123rd commencement exercises, winter ceremony, held Friday, Dec. 20. Congratulations to the graduate and undergraduate degree recipients!

Happy Holidays from everyone at Fitchburg State!
12/24/2019

Happy Holidays from everyone at Fitchburg State!

Amazing night and record attendance for winter commencement. Congratulations to our Falcons on this incredible accomplis...
12/21/2019

Amazing night and record attendance for winter commencement. Congratulations to our Falcons on this incredible accomplishment. Thanks to all who celebrated with us.

12/20/2019

The graduates are beginning to march.

Packed house for commencement with lots of excitement in the air!
12/20/2019

Packed house for commencement with lots of excitement in the air!

The stage is set for tonight’s winter commencement ceremony! More than 600 undergraduate and graduate degrees are being ...
12/20/2019

The stage is set for tonight’s winter commencement ceremony! More than 600 undergraduate and graduate degrees are being awarded at the celebration.

Rocking "ugly" Christmas sweaters today and feeling good about it.
12/19/2019

Rocking "ugly" Christmas sweaters today and feeling good about it.

Our Care and Share program has been helping local families with holiday meals and gifts more than 40 years. This year is...
12/18/2019

Our Care and Share program has been helping local families with holiday meals and gifts more than 40 years. This year is our largest yet, with the campus community donating in support of 171 children and 64 families.

12/17/2019

This is a Fitchburg State University Alert: Due to inclement weather, the University will be closed on Tuesday, December 17, 2019, and both day and evening classes are cancelled.

Exams which were scheduled for today have been rescheduled, and will take place at the same time and location on Thursday, December 19, 2019.

12/17/2019

This is a Fitchburg State University Alert: Due to inclement weather, the opening of the University has been delayed by 4 hours. Offices will open at 12 p.m. Final exams scheduled to start prior to 12 p.m. are canceled.

Any exams which are rescheduled due to inclement weather on Tuesday, will take place at the same time and location on Thursday, December 19, 2019. Students are advised to check their email for updates from the registrar’s office.

Our journalism students are working in collaboration with the Sentinel & Enterprise on a series of articles exploring th...
12/16/2019

Our journalism students are working in collaboration with the Sentinel & Enterprise on a series of articles exploring the local impact of the opioid epidemic. Read part one of the series, profiling a licensed social worker on the front lines, here: https://www.sentinelandenterprise.com/2019/12/15/643058/

A new agreement between the university and Mount Wachusett Community College opens pathways for students seeking degrees...
12/12/2019
College Town: Fitchburg State, Mount Wachusett form business administration degree pathway

A new agreement between the university and Mount Wachusett Community College opens pathways for students seeking degrees in business administration. Read about it in today's Telegram & Gazette:

https://www.telegram.com/news/20191211/college-town-fitchburg-state-mount-wachusett-form-business-administration-degree-pathway?fbclid=IwAR3xwF7TWm3wMylCSun_WWYasJnr54WRlwWMDAlu79eNNYvI78JikkXV5rI

FITCHBURG – Fitchburg State University and Mount Wachusett Community College have announced a new articulation agreement for students pursuing a

A beautifully snowy morning on campus.
12/11/2019

A beautifully snowy morning on campus.

12/11/2019

This is a Fitchburg State University Alert: The opening of the University has been delayed 90 minutes. Offices will open at 9:30 a.m., classes that start before 9:30 a.m. are canceled.

A good reminder from the library... don't forget to de-stress as the semester winds down! Stop by for one of the  many r...
12/09/2019

A good reminder from the library... don't forget to de-stress as the semester winds down! Stop by for one of the many relaxing activities there.

While you gear up for finals don't forget to take some time to de-stress. We have set up activities in the library to help with this. Play with some sensory sand, do some coloring, or help build a puzzle!

Have you registered for your Winter Class yet? Register now to get the classes you want and need before the holidays. Cl...
12/06/2019

Have you registered for your Winter Class yet? Register now to get the classes you want and need before the holidays. Classes start December 27 and are all online! fitchburgstate.edu/gce/register

Lighting of the campus going on right now!
12/05/2019

Lighting of the campus going on right now!

12/05/2019

Lighting the campus!

We were honored to welcome Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito and other state, local and business leaders to the ideaLab today for th...
12/05/2019

We were honored to welcome Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito and other state, local and business leaders to the ideaLab today for the announcement of a $3 million MassWorks grant for the City of Fitchburg. The grant will support downtown revitalization efforts including turning Main Street and Boulder Drive into two-way roads.

It looks a lot like the holidays (now), so please join us for the lighting of the campus tomorrow (December 5) at 4:30 p...
12/04/2019

It looks a lot like the holidays (now), so please join us for the lighting of the campus tomorrow (December 5) at 4:30 pm at Highland Plaza.

12/03/2019

This is a Fitchburg State University Alert: Due to inclement weather, the University is closed December 3, 2019, and both day and evening classes are cancelled.

12/03/2019

This is a Fitchburg State University Alert: The opening of the University has been delayed 90 minutes. Offices will open at 9:30 a.m., classes that start before 9:30 a.m. are canceled.

12/01/2019

This is a Fitchburg State University Alert: Due to inclement weather, the University is closed Monday, December 2, 2019, and both day and evening classes are cancelled.

Wishing everyone a Happy Thanksgiving!
11/28/2019

Wishing everyone a Happy Thanksgiving!

Early morning view of campus.
11/26/2019

Early morning view of campus.

Searching for a spring/summer internship? Looking for a full time job? Get tips on creating an effective resume. Visit t...
11/19/2019

Searching for a spring/summer internship? Looking for a full time job? Get tips on creating an effective resume. Visit the Career Services and Advising Center tomorrow (Wednesday) at 3:30 pm in Hammond 214 for this hourlong workshop.

A huge thank you to everyone who attended open house today! We hope you enjoyed your visit and we hope to see you back o...
11/16/2019

A huge thank you to everyone who attended open house today! We hope you enjoyed your visit and we hope to see you back on campus soon! #GoFalcons #WeareFSU

11/16/2019

A quick video from our student panel! The students gave some great stories about their experiences and what they love about Fitchburg State!

We hope everyone is enjoying open house so far! Prospective students and company have been filing into Weston Auditorium...
11/16/2019

We hope everyone is enjoying open house so far! Prospective students and company have been filing into Weston Auditorium for the president’s welcome and admissions presentations!

Welcome! | It’s a nice crisp morning for the last open house of the semester! We are so excited to meet everyone!
11/16/2019

Welcome! | It’s a nice crisp morning for the last open house of the semester! We are so excited to meet everyone!

Registration for winter and spring classes is now open! fitchburgstate.edu/gce/register
11/15/2019

Registration for winter and spring classes is now open! fitchburgstate.edu/gce/register

Registration opens today for winter and spring classes! Register today to get the classes you want. fitchburgstate.edu/gce/register

Students in a state and urban government class attended last night’s Fitchburg City Council meeting and enjoyed meeting ...
11/08/2019

Students in a state and urban government class attended last night’s Fitchburg City Council meeting and enjoyed meeting Mayor Stephen DiNatale, himself a proud alum.

The duck hunt is on! Find one of the 200 ducks hidden across campus today (Wednesday) and bring it to the first floor of...
11/06/2019

The duck hunt is on! Find one of the 200 ducks hidden across campus today (Wednesday) and bring it to the first floor of Hammond (outside the library) to win a prize.

Thanks to everyone who came out to our open house today! For those who couldn’t make it, be sure to register for our nex...
11/02/2019

Thanks to everyone who came out to our open house today! For those who couldn’t make it, be sure to register for our next open house on Saturday, Nov. 16. Visit admissions.fitchburgstate.edu/portal/fall_open_house

Great turnout for our Academic and Student Life sessions!
11/02/2019

Great turnout for our Academic and Student Life sessions!

It’s a great morning for our open house! We’re looking forward to welcoming our guests today.
11/02/2019

It’s a great morning for our open house! We’re looking forward to welcoming our guests today.

It’s a great morning for our open house! Looking forward to welcoming our guests today.
11/02/2019

It’s a great morning for our open house! Looking forward to welcoming our guests today.

Our own Professor Ben Railton explores the provocative question of whether America owes its existence to foreign allianc...
10/30/2019
Faculty Perspective: Does America Owe Its Existence to France and Morocco? | Fitchburg State University

Our own Professor Ben Railton explores the provocative question of whether America owes its existence to foreign alliances in this piece first published in the Saturday Evening Post.

https://www.fitchburgstate.edu/news/faculty-perspective-does-america-owe-its-existence-to-france-and-morocco/

America would not have endured without its foreign alliances, including a foundational one with a Muslim country.

It’s a great night for a Homecoming Carnival with our students and alumni!
10/27/2019

It’s a great night for a Homecoming Carnival with our students and alumni!

Homecoming weekend football festivities!
10/26/2019

Homecoming weekend football festivities!

From this morning’s cornhole tournament!
10/26/2019

From this morning’s cornhole tournament!

The bonfire is lit!
10/25/2019

The bonfire is lit!

10/25/2019

This year’s Homecoming also celebrates our 125th anniversary. We invite all students and alumni to join us in the Ross Street lot for food, music, and a bonfire!

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160 Pearl St
Fitchburg, MA
01420

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Monday 08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday 08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 08:00 - 17:00
Thursday 08:00 - 17:00
Friday 08:00 - 17:00

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(978) 345-2151

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