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Anschutz Medical Campus

University of Colorado Denver

Financial Aid Resources for Medical Students

Deedee Colussy is the program manager dedicated to assisting CU Medical students. She specializes in financing medical education expenses, money management skills, loan repayment programs and debt management strategies.

Her phone number is 303.724.9117 or she can be emailed at

Deedee is located in Building 500, Office of Student Life, next to the cafe.


Schedule an appointment to meet with Deedee.



Refund Dates*

You must be in good standing with the School of Medicine to receive your financial aid & refund.

Class of 2022

  • Fall Refund: Week of 8/13/2018
  • Spring Refund: Week of 1/7/2019

Class of 2021

  • Fall Refund: Week of 8/13/2018
  • Spring Refund: Week of 1/7/2019

Class of 2020

  • Fall Refund: Week of 8/20/2018
  • Spring Refund: Week of 1/7/2019

Class of 2019

  • Fall Refund: Week of 8/27/2018
  • Spring Refund: Week of 1/7/2019

*You have 45 days from the day that you receive your refund to make any loan reductions. Please contact Deedee for assistance.

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