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Welcome, veteran & military-affiliated students and family!

The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is a military friendly university 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.

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CU Anschutz Veteran & Military Student Services

 Education Building 2, North

 North 13120 East 19th Ave., P28-3207

 Aurora, CO 80045


 Wed & Thu: 8a-1p, 2p-5p  


CU Denver Veteran & Military Student Services

 Tivoli Student Union

 900 Auraria Pkwy, Suite 124

 Denver, CO 80204


 Mon: 8a-5p, Comeback Yoga 5p-6p (Office closed during yoga)

 Tue-Thu: 8p-6p 

 Fri: 8a-5p




 Office Events

Spring 2020 Veteran Welcome Day
January 20th 11am-2pm in the Tivoli Turnhalle
  • Join us for a catered event on January 20th 
  • Presentation for new and returning students on how to use benefits
  • Representatives from on and off campus
  • Tutoring, Mental Health, Student Services, Disability Resources
  • Flyer!!!​
Mondays, from 5pm-6pm, in the Veteran & Military Student Services Lounge
  • Instructed by Comeback Yoga, hosted by Veteran & Military Student Services
  • FREE to all CU Denver, Metropolitan State University of Denver & Community College of Denver student veterans, military-affiliated personnel, family & friends. ​
  • All ages & abilities welcome. Mats available upon request!
  • Cancelled during academic breaks  ​​
ICE CREAM SOCIAL-Finals Week De-stress
Wed & Thu, Dec 11 & 12, 9a-5p in the Veteran & Military Student Services Lounge
  • Stop by and grab a treat!

 Residency Updates

You are ineligible for resident tuition & fee rates at CU Denver | 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 & fees. If you are classified as a nonresident student, for tuition & fee purposes, any difference between the resident & nonres​ident tuition & fee costs will be your sole responsibility.

The deadline to submit residency documents to our office for the Fall 2019 term is Dec 13, 2019.


 VA Confirmation Emails

We are submitting Spring 2020 Certifications.

You will receive an automated confirmation email.

After SP20 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 & fees​).

An ADJUSTMENT is created for enrollment certification changes (i.e. changes in hours, tuition & fee amounts, or terminations).


 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 Nonresident
  • If you are less than 100% eligible for the Post-9/11 GI Bill, please first pay your portion of your student account & 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.

 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.

 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

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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



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