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The 4Cs, SEIU 1973

4Cs members educate and support Connecticut's future workforce. With long-standing inequalities getting in the way of real opportunities for many, an affordable, quality system of higher ed for our cities and rural communities positively impacts us all.

The 4Cs, SEIU 1973

Campaigns

Stop Tuition Hikes

The Finance Committee of the Board of Regents is expected to discuss a tuition increase for community college students at their February meeting!

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Stop Tuition Hikes

4Cs Membership Conference

Celebrating 50 Years, Building Power and Organizing for the Future!

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4Cs Membership Conference

Community College Contract Campaign

Read the latest bargaining bulletins and how you can help to win a fair contract!

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Community College Contract Campaign

Working for our Members

What We Believe

Our values drive our actions. It's time to raise the value of higher education in Connecticut.

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What We Believe

Become a Member

Join the 4Cs Community College membership or the University of Hartford.

Community College University of Hartford

Our Union

Together, we will win as we move forward together to build a bold, fearless, and progressive union, that stands up for and fights for the principles we believe in.

Our Leaders Governance Committees
Our Union

Divisions

Public Division includes members at the CT Community Colleges and the Private Division includes members at the University of Hartford.

Public Division Private Division Retirees

History

The 4Cs history dates back to 1973. Read about our rich history of activism.

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History

Our Members

We are an organization of over 4,000 higher education employees in Connecticut who, by joining together, are achieving what we cannot accomplish alone. We provide valuable services to our communities, helping to educate and support a higher education population of over 56,000 students at Connecticut’s community colleges and the University of Hartford. By standing together, we have a stronger voice in our working conditions, which are our students learning conditions. Our work touches the lives of every single Connecticut resident. We educate your children, we provide service in your communities, and we positively impact the economy by providing educated workers that Connecticut businesses need to thrive.

Who We Are

News

Adjunct Survey

January 4, 2023

Our union in partnership with AFT and CSU-AAUP is distributing an **Adjunct Survey** to help us better understand the challenges adjunct members face in our CSCU system and across CT. This survey will provide us necessary information to improve our contract and guide our union in improving working conditions for our adjunct members. The survey will also help inform a policy report to support legislative efforts to enhance equity for adjunct faculty across our state.

Adjunct Survey

Adjunct Survey

January 4, 2023

Our union in partnership with AFT and CSU-AAUP is distributing an **Adjunct Survey** to help us better understand the challenges adjunct members face in our CSCU system and across CT. This survey will provide us necessary information to improve our contract and guide our union in improving working conditions for our adjunct members. The survey will also help inform a policy report to support legislative efforts to enhance equity for adjunct faculty across our state.

Adjunct Survey

Resources for Native American Heritage Month

November 8, 2022

Resources from [Upstander](https://upstanderproject.org) Academy for Native American Heritage Month

Resources for Native American Heritage Month