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"Top 10 Best Colleges for Vets." - Military Times


 

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COVID -19 FAQ​



Office Staff Working Remotely 

As of March 14, 2020, the CU Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus Office of Veteran & Military Services is operating remotely. We are striving to provide you with all of our services and programming with minimal possible disruptions. If you have any questions, feel free to email our staff at vmss@ucdenver.edu or ask your question HERE ​from 12 - 5 pm MST via Zoom. 

Stay healthy! We look forward to being back in the office to serve you soon. 
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Remote Tutoring 

Our in-house tutoring will continue throughout the campus shutdown!

Tutoring will continue at the same time:

Mon, Wed, Fri: 1230-1530

Tutoring will be administered through zoom at this link​!


Congressional action to support student veterans


S.3503: This bill authorizes the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to treat certain programs of education converted to distance learning by reason of emergencies and health-related situations in the same manner as programs of education pursued at eductional institutions.

The full text of the bill can be read here​.

Using VA or military education benefits?

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Welcome, Veteran and Military-affiliated Students and Family

The CU Denver and CU Anschutz are military friendly universities committed to providing service members and their families with a high-quality education, catered to their distinct needs. The Office of Veteran & Military Student Services represents veteran, active duty, reservist, national guard and dependent students.

 

Conference Ro​om Reservation

Need space for a study group? Check availability.


CU Anschutz Veteran ​& Military Student Services

Education Building 2, North

North 13120 East 19th Ave., P28-3207

Aurora, CO 80045

303-724-9649

Wed. and Thurs.: 8a m- 1pm, 2pm - 5pm  

 

CU Denver Veteran & Military Student Services

Tivoli Student Union

900 Auraria Pkwy, Suite 124

Denver, CO 80204

303-315-7300

Mon.: 8am - 5pm, Comeback Yoga 5pm - 6pm (Office closed during yoga)

Tues. - Thurs.: 8pm - 6pm 

Fri.: 8am - 5pm

 

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 Office Events

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic many of our events have been postponed indefinitely. As soon as we have re-scheduled you will be able to find that information here. 
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 Residency Updates

You are ineligible for resident tuition and fee rates at CU Denver and CU Anschutz unless your student portal reflects a current CO address.

As a reminder, the VA will only pay up to the resident rate for tuition and fees. If you are classified as a non-resident student, for tuition and fee purposes, any difference between the resident & nonres​ident tuition and fee costs will be your sole responsibility.

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 VA Confirmation Emails

We are submitting spring 2020 Certifications. You will receive an automated confirmation email.

 
After spring 2020 census, which is Feb. 5, 2020, we will begin submitting tuition and fees. You will recive an automated confirmation email indicationg an amendment was submitted.

 

No student action is required.

Additional confirmation emails are sent when:

  • ​An amendment is created for enrollment certification updates (i.e. to correct the start date, end date, or tuition and fees​)
  • An adjustment is created for enrollment certification changes (i.e. changes in hours, tuition and fee amounts, or terminations)
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 Account Holds

Past Due Over $300 Hold

  • If you are 100% eligible for the Post-9/11 GI Bill with a balance please email us so we can check why a sponsor is not posted. If it is determined the balance is not the student's responsibility, we can request the hold be lifted for the remainter of the day so you can register for classes. This hold will automaticially be replaced at the end of the day.
  • Post 9/11 sponsor payments are NOT posted if a student:
    • Has not submitted their Certificate of Eligibility (COE)
    • Is classified as a non-resident
  • If you are less than 100% eligible for the Post-9/11 GI Bill, please first pay your portion of your student account and then email us to request the Past Due Hold be lifted for the remainder of the day, so you can register for classes. The hold will not be lifted if your portion has not been paid. This hold will automaticially be replaced at the end of the day.
  • If you have a charge due on a previous semester, we cannot request for the Past Due Over $300 Hold to be lifted. You must pay the balance prior to being able to register for current or future semesters.
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 Study Abroad Info

Study Abroad-Instructor Led Only

The Post 9/11 GI Bill will only cover up to the resident/in-state tuition and fees for CU Denver Instructor-led Study Abroad courses.
 
Students are responsible for the difference of the Study Abroad and Resident tuition and fees. To figure out the resident tuition for a course, take a look at the CU Denver Tuition rates. 
 
Please take a look at the VA Post 9/11 Study Abroad Fact Sheet for more information.
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 VA Full-time Credit Minimum

Full-time status is based on the length of the term and the number of enrolled credit hours. 
 
You must be enrolled in at least one on-campus credit hour to be eligible for full VA education benefit payment rates.

Full-Time Credit Minimum

Semester/Term (weeks)

Undergraduates

Graduates

(degree seeking)

Graduates

(non-degree seeking)

 

Fall (16)

12

5

5

 

Spring (16)

12

5

5

 

Maymester (3)​

3

2.5

2.5

 

Regular Summer (8)

6

5

5

 

Intensive Summer (5)

4

3

3

4

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Office of Veteran Student Services

Phone: Anschutz Office: 303.724.9649 or Denver Office: 303.315.7300

Street Address: Tivoli Student Union, Suite 124, 900 Auraria Parkway, Denver, CO 80204

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 173364, Campus 155, Denver, CO 80217-3364

E:mail: vmss@ucdenver.edu

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