Skip to main content
Sign In

MS 1 Handbook

The MS I Handbook, linked here, was created for the class of 2017.  It is an introduction to life as a CU medical student.  You will be provided a complete version written for your class when you matriculate. Enjoy!



Do you like working with high school students? Are you interested in being a camp counselor for 3 weeks (June 8th-28th) for a $2000 stipend? If so, check out this flyer for the Colorado Rural Health Scholars Program!




Education Community

From Matriculation to Match Day and Graduation, meet our students and see photos of festivities as they celebrate these landmarks.
Education Community >>

Accepted Students website for Medical Students

Class of 2020

Welcome to the School of Medicine

Congratulations on your acceptance to the University of Colorado School of Medicine! There is no limit to what you can accomplish at the University of Colorado throughout the course of your medical education.

As an incoming student, you will inevitably have questions about your new learning environment. Regardless of your pre matriculation inquiry, the Office of Admissions is here to facilitate your transition from accepted applicant to matriculate.  Toward this effort, we have developed this Accepted Student Web Site to provide you with the information and documents you will need to prepare for your new role as a medical student and assist you in a smooth transition.  

You can learn more about the CU School of Medicine by going to our newsroom to see the latest in research and community news. Also see videos in our multimedia newsroom.

And you can find out more about student life through the Education Community website, where you can read about your fellow students through Matriculation, Match Day and Graduation slide shows and profiles.

For a bigger picture of the breadth of options at the school, please check out CU Medicine Today, a semi-annual magazine profiling the school's community, or visit the websites of our departments, programs and institutes.

Curious about the curriculum at School of Medicine? Visit our MD Program page to learn more about our approach to medical education.

Should you have questions as the year progresses, please feel free to contact us via e-mail or phone at or 303-724-8025. We are delighted that you will be joining the University of Colorado Class of 2020. 



Class of 2020 Welcome Week (Orientation/First Course)

Friday, August 5th:  Anschutz Medical Campus, Aurora, CO

*Please bring your laptops.*

8-9:45am             Check in/Advisory College Breakfast - Boettcher Commons
9:45-10:15am       Welcome & Overview - Ed 1 - 1500
10:15-10:30am     Orientation Video (presented by Class of 2019)
11:15 - 12noon     Technology Overview/Financial Aid
12:10-12:55pm     Financial Aid/Technology Overview
1-1:50pm              Lunch
2-2:30pm              Welcome to the Real World: Curriculum Overview
2:30-2:45pm         Longitudinal Curriculum: MSA, Foundations, IPED, etc.
2:45-3:15pm         What to Expect in the First Few Weeks (Human Body block)
3:15-4:00pm         Student Resources Overview
4-4:15pm              Closing Remarks
6-9:00pm              Advisory College Dinners (various locations)
Monday, August 8th: Mountain Retreat, Day 1 - YMCA Snow Mountain Ranch, Granby, CO (Transportation provided from Anschutz Medical Campus to Granby)
Tuesday, August 9th: Mountain Retreat, Day 2 - YMCA Snow Mountain Ranch, Granby, CO (Transportation provide from Granby back to Anschutz Medical Campus)
Wednesday, August 10th: First Course, Day 1 - Anschutz Medical Campus, Aurora, CO.
Thursday, August 11th: First Course, Day 2 - Anschutz Medical Campus, Aurora, CO
Friday, August 12th: Matriculation/White Coat Ceremony - Anschutz Medical Campus, Aurora, CO
​All orientation activities are required. Students should resolve any scheduling conflicts as soon as possible.

Follow us



Critique us!

Has our website been helpful? Could you find the information you needed?
Please help us improve our site by filling out this short form. Thanks! 

Feedback form >>



What is UCD?

See a video about the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus and Downtown Campus.