As centuries-long injustices against black and brown persons continue today, the University remains committed to supporting and educating students, faculty and staff on our mission and values centered on inclusion, diversity and equity. Read more


Westfield State University was recently made aware of disturbing social media matters. We take these matters seriously and the University is assessing and addressing them under appropriate policies and procedures. Read President Torrecilha’s message to the campus community on this matter.


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Summer Sessions 2020 Registration is Open!

Welcome to the College of Graduate & Continuing Education at Westfield State University

Coronavirus Update:

Dear CGCE Community,

We understand the impact the COVID-19 pandemic has had on our students and those exploring the University. While we are unable to greet you in our office, we welcome your questions and wish to help you progress toward your educational goals. Contact CGCE staff on this website’s Chat feature to either answer your questions or guide you to resources. We are working remotely, checking emails, and returning phone calls to provide effective assistance.  We are in this together and we are here for you.

Summer sessions will be conducted online to ensure the safety of our students, faculty, and staff. Faculty have been working hard to transform their courses into an online format and look forward to continuing with you on your educational journey.

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We hope to see you soon!


Westfield State University‘s College of Graduate and Continuing Education is one of the nation’s most esteemed public higher education organizations. Our well-qualified and committed team of staff and faculty work to help students achieve their professional goals and prepare for their future careers. There are many programs offered in various fields, including Criminal Justice, Education, English, History, Movement Science, Counseling, and Social Work. The countless successful individuals who have earned their advanced degrees from Westfield State University are a testament to our dedication, professionalism, and pursuit of excellence.

Are you looking to learn more about our programs, or contact our Outreach Team for more information?  Check out the links to the right!

If you are a current student looking for upcoming courses or if you are in need of tutoring, check out the links below.

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