CU Anschutz Shares is a
resource available to currently enrolled CU Anschutz students
facing temporary financial hardship resulting
from unanticipated and unavoidable situations such as:
or dental emergencies
To submit an application, fill out this online form.
Students will receive
follow-up correspondence from a committee member within two business days of
submitting the application.
Please keep in
mind that applications and inquiries will not be responded to on weekends or
weekdays after 5pm. If you are in need of immediate assistance, please utilize
the following resources:
If you are currently experiencing a life-threatening or other
emergency situation, please call 9-1-1.
of Aurora Resources (shelters, food, other basic needs, and more)
Human Services (info about General Assistance Programs)
U.S Department of Housing and Urban
Development and/or Volunteers of America- Colorado Branch for
more information on shelters and emergency housing.
CU Anschutz Food Pantry:
provides access to non-perishable food and hygiene items for CU Anschutz
students in need. All students are welcome (must have current student ID). The
CU Anschutz Food Pantry is located in Building 407 (University Police) and
is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Student Eligibility Guidelines
eligible for consideration, a student...
· Must be experiencing an
unanticipated situation (as previously defined)
· Must be currently
enrolled and regularly attending at least one course at the CU Anschutz Medical
· Can provide sufficient
documentation of current need
· Must exhaust all other
possible financial resources (e.g. student loans, Medicaid, personal financial
accounts, family/friends, community resources, etc.) before applying for
student emergency funds.
Funding for this program is limited and
available solely through donations. Consequently, all
other campus and community resources will be explored and exhausted before
funds are allocated. Funds will not be distributed unless the student is
experiencing financial hardship resulting from an unanticipated situation
that threatens the student’s ability to successfully complete the current
semester. Each application will be handled on a case by case basis.
note: Funding from the CU Anschutz Shares program is not intended to substitute for the
regular scholarship or financial aid process. Receiving funds through this
program may impact your financial aid package. Please schedule a consultation
with a financial
aid advisor to discuss your options.
Examples of Qualifying Expenses
- Safety Needs (e.g.
changing a lock)
- Replacement of essential
personal belongings due to fire, theft, or natural disaster
Expenses that will not be covered:
- Normal and anticipated
academic expenses (e.g. tuition, fees, health insurance, books, long-term
- Non-essential utilities (Phone bills, internet)
- Parking tickets
- Cost of entertainment or
- Legal costs/fees
*The expenses mentioned above (both covered
and uncovered) are only examples and not an exhaustive list. Each case will be
handled on an individual basis.
CU Anschutz Shares Contact Information
Phone: (303) 724.2866
Location: Education 2 North, 3rd floor, suite 3200