Click the "Get Ready" tab above for information about enrolling in courses through the Anschutz Medical Campus Graduate School, School of Public Health, College of Nursing or Denver Campus Division of Continuing and Professional Education (Extended Studies). Do not apply for Denver Campus nondegree admission.
To take Denver Campus courses listed in the Schedule of Courses, you must be accepted for admission as a nondegree or degree seeking student. If applying for financial aid or student loans, you must apply as a degree seeking student, even if not working toward a CU Denver degree. Visit www.ucdenver.edu/admissions.
Apply for nondegree admission
1. IF YOU HAVE NOT COMPLETED AN UNDERGRADUATE DEGREE: If you have read Important Information for Nondegree Students and are sure nondegree admission is right for you, you are encouraged to apply online. When prompted, select "undergraduate" for the career, and then scroll down in the alphabetical list of fields of study to "nondegree undergraduate."
Access the online application* here. Or, you can download a paper copy of the nondegree application and fax it to 303-556-4838 or mail it to the Office of Admissions at the address below. Application fee payment options are outlined below.
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2. IF YOU HAVE COMPLETED AN UNDERGRADUATE DEGREE: You are classified and billed as a graduate nondegree student, even if taking undergraduate courses. For financial and other implications of nondegree admission and to learn about enrolling in Business School courses, read Important Information for Nondegree Students.
If you are sure nondegree admission is right for you, access our online application here.* Or, you can download a paper copy of the nondegree application and fax it to 303-556-4838 or mail it to the Office of Admissions at the address below. Application fee payment options are outlined below. * For a better experience, we recommend using an updated version of Internet Explorer, Firefox, or Safari web browsers.
Pay the application fee
A $50.00 application fee is required (unless waived, see below) and can be paid with a credit card, e-check or by check or money order when applying on-line. If applying with a paper application, payment by check or money order may be sent to the address below. Please write your name (if not already printed) and date of birth on the front and mail payment to:
UCD Office of Admissions
Campus Box 167
PO Box 173364
Denver, CO 80217-3364
Note: The application fee is waived ONLY for degree seeking students at other campuses of the University of Colorado attending the Denver Campus for summer term. If applying online, indicate "payment by check" and we will remove the fee requirement when your application is processed
Application status notification
After receiving the application and fee, processing takes up to ten working days. You will be notified of your admission status via U.S. mail, or you can check your status in the MYUCDenver prospective student portal. If you applied online, go to www.ucdenver.edu/myucdenver and access the portal using the same username and password you used to apply for admission. If you applied using a paper application, you can create an account by clicking the Need Help? button at the top right corner of the screen, then clicking the Please Register link. In the portal, click the Apply tab and then click the Check Status link at the top of the page on the left. You may also check your status by calling 303-556-2704.