Community Research and Action admitted students

Congratulations on your acceptance to the Community Research and Action PhD program! Below is information important for all new students. Carefully review the information on this admitted-student hub, as there are steps you MUST take to ensure you are prepared to begin the program. You should also review the list of required next steps for all CCPA students.

Fall 2023 Orientation

Friday, Aug. 18, 2023
9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
UDC conference room 201

Orientation is mandatory for new students. Please save the date. We look forward to you joining us!

Course Registration 

New full-time doctoral students will be registered for the following courses for their first semester:

  • CCPA 602: Qualitative Analysis (3 credits)
  • CCPA 603: Quantitative Analysis (3 credits)
  • CCPA 611: Conceptualizing and Researching Community (3 credits)

Email Lee Belknap with any questions, and learn more about the curriculum here.

Binghamton University Email (Bmail)

The department is in the process of transitioning to using your Binghamton University Bmail address ONLY. All departmental communications will be sent to your Bmail starting the first week in September. Access your Bmail.

PhD "Boot Camp" Days

New students are required to attend the four-day PhD Boot Camp, Aug. 22-25, 2023. The event will be held each day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in UDC conference room 201. 


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