Fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to be eligible for grants,
loans, and scholarships. By completing the FAFSA, the $200 registration fee required
each semester will be waived. See our Financial Aid page for more information. This
should be filled out once a year, ideally in January but after you file your taxes.
for classes. Full time for Undergrad is 12 credit hours (Fall/Spring) and 6
credit hours (Summer). Graduate students must take 5 hours to be considered full time.
-NOTE: If you take only online classes, you will only receive HALF of the National
-At least one credit hour must be taken on campus. Some hybrid classes are
classified as online courses.
-In order to calculate the number of credit hours required to be full time, use the
credit hours times number of weeks (duration) = required in
2. Fill out the Request for Certification/Class Card
entirely. This must be completed EVERY
semester. Please submit this at least 3 weeks before the start of the semester to allow
Certification and notate the changes in the remarks section.
-If there are any changes to your class schedule, please submit a new Request for
Anschutz Campus click here.
CU Denver's student health insurance meets the
qualifications under Obamacare and is covered by Post-9/11 (Ch. 33). If you are utilizing
the VA Hospital for medical care, you can still sign up for the school health insurance.
-Ensure it is billed to your student account by the census date. -Only
sign up for the current semester.
4. After steps 1-3 are complete, the Office of Veteran Student Services Certifying Official
will certify your enrollment and you will start receiving benefits!