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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

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!
  • Please contact the VMSS office at, 303-315-7300 for more information.
  • Cancelled during academic breaks  ​​
Monday, MAY 13, at 1130am in the Veteran & Military Student Services Lounge
  • Bring in a dish to share with your fellow students, or just stop in to say "hi" and have a bite to eat!

 Spring 2019 Orientation Info

January 9, 2019 (Wednesday) 1pm-4pm @ SCB 2500 &
January 18, 2019 (Friday) 1pm-4pm @ SCB 22500
  • WelcomeInvitations with the RSVP link to self-register are being emailed to students, each week, as they are admitted to CU. They can also self-register here.
  • Any students who are new to CU, or new to using their VA benefits, will need to sign up for the orientation date of their choice. 
  • All orientation reminders, updates, etc. will be emailed to students' student email. Check them regularly!Details in Spring 2019 Orientation Info tab on home page

 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 resident rates 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 Spring 2019 term is May 17, 2019.


 VA Confirmation Emails

We've billed tuition & fees to the VA for the fall 2018 term on behalf of our students currently on VA education benefits!

You will receive an automated confirmation email, regarding changes being made to your enrollment ce​rtification with the VA, any time our staff updates or changes a student's information.

No student action is required.

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 & still need to enroll in classes, please email us to request the Past Due Hold be lifted for the day, so you can register for classes. Please keep in mind this is an overnight batch process, so the hold will be lifted at 8am the morning after your request is made.
  • 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 day, so you can register for classes. The hold will not be lifted if your portion has not been paid.
  • If you have a charge due on a previous semester, we can not lift the Past Due Over $300 Hold.

 Study Abroad Info

Only CU Denver Instructor-led Study Abroad courses can be certified for Post 9-11 GI Bill users.
Pleaase visit this website​ for more information on how the VA processes Study Abroad courses for Post-9/11 GI Bill users.

 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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Fall (16)





Spring (16)





Maymester (3)​





Regular Summer (8)





Intensive Summer (5)







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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