Ribbon Program is an additional benefit offered to students who are 100%
eligible for the Post 9-11 benefit and are not eligible to petition for
residency or who live out of state. Active duty Service members and their
spouses are not eligible for this program.
benefit helps to alleviate the financial burden of students who are charged the
out of state tuition rate and are responsible for the difference between out of
state and in-state tuition. CU Denver contributes a portion of the difference
between out of state and in-state tuition and the VA will match that
contribution, not to exceed the difference between out of state and in-state
There is a
set number of dollars and slots allotted for Yellow Ribbon. This Program is on
a first come first serve basis and there is a waitlist each semester. Yellow
Ribbon contributions are applied to the Fall and Spring semesters only, Summer
semester does not receive a Yellow Ribbon contribution. Awards are decided
after census. To be added to the waitlist, email firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject, "Add to Yellow Ribbon waitlist." Learn More >>
When dropping or switching a class with another, submit another Certification Request checking the yes box to the question, "Are you resubmitting your Certification Request for this term?"
When withdrawing from a class(es), you will need to withdraw from the class through CU Denver by completing a Schedule Adjustment Form
. Once the Withdrawal is complete with CU Denver, you must then submit another Certification Request which we will use to correct your Certification submitted to the VA. Be prepared to pay for the tuition and fees for the class(es) you withdrew from as well as pay back the BAH and/or Book Stipend you received for the class(es).7
When you withdraw from a class, if you drop below full-time status, your BAH will be prorated to reflect that. You will be responsible for all or part of the tuition and fees for the class(es) you withdrew from. A student debt to the VA for tuition, fees, book stipend, and possibly BAH will be created. The VA determines the amount of the debt. Be prepared to pay all tuition and fees and return any money paid out for the class(es) you withdraw from. You will also be responsible for the $100 drop fee per class. 9
Yes, you are responsible for the $100 drop fee per class.8
If the hybrid class does not meet the minimum on campus time, it will be classified as an online course.
If a student is a Graduate student taking a Hybrid course, the course must meet on campus two times officially to be certified as on campus. If the course does not meet this requirement, the course must be certified as online per the VA’s rules.
If a student is an Undergraduate student taking a Hybrid course, the course must meet on campus for the same number of hours per week as the amount of credits the course is. For example if the course is a 3 credit course then it must meet for 3 hours on campus every week. If the course does not meet this requirement the course must be certified as online per the VA’s rules.