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Maymester 2014

Three weeks in the Summer session that could change your life


Step inside and Experience Maymester

The formula for Maymester is simple: 1 class+ 3 weeks= (up to) 3 credits.

Three weeks offer life changing opportunities and a chance to do in-depth research, learn from experts, and even travel the world.

So your next question might be, “is Maymester for me?” It is advised to take a Maymester course after students have experienced in college-level courses. Maymester courses are fast-paced, condensed classes with the same expectations as semester-long courses. Classes can be highly rewarding. Data provided by the Office of Institutional Research has shown that students are highly motivated and successful in Maymester courses.

Click the video below for perspectives on Maymester.

Maymester 2014 Classes

 Business School

 College of Architecture and Planning

 College of Arts & Media

 College of Engineering and Applied Sciences

 College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

 School of Education and Human Development

 School of Public Affairs

Registration opens March 10th in the Student portal. Look for the section numbers with an "M" (Maymester class offering)in UCD Access.

For Individual Campus Visits

Check below for important dates regarding Maymester. These dates are also in the Academic Calendar. Note:

  • Students are responsible to abide by these deadlines.
  • If your name is not on the official class roster, you are not officially registered in the course.

You must use your official e-mail address on record; communication regarding registration will be sent via e-mail to students during the registration period.

Date Event
March 10 First day to register, check UCD Access for your registration date and time assignment (Maymester registration is concurrent with Summer registration; look for the section numbers with an "M".)
May 19
First day of class
May 20
Last day to:
  • Add classes using UCDAccess
  • Be added to a waitlist of a class.
  • Drop courses with tuition adjustment.
  • After this date, dropped classes require the instructor’s approval and will appear on your transcript with a grade of 'W'.
May 22(5:00 p.m.)
Last day to:
  • Drop or withdraw without petition and special approval from student's dean
May 26
Memorial Day holiday (campus closed)
June 5
Last day of Maymester classes
June 10
Maymester final grades available on UCDAccess and transcripts (tentative)

Billing information for Maymester 2014 will be published in February 2014

For Important Billing Dates, please visit the Cost and Financing Maymester Bursar Calendar

Required deposit

There is a required registration advance payment of $200.00. This payment must be made before you can register. The ONLY exception to this requirement is if the Financial Aid Office has received your FAFSA data and you have completed the University Application for Financial Aid. Students who withdraw after the first day classes will forfeit the $200.00 registration advance payment.

Non-University of Colorado Denver students are subject to a $50 application fee in addition to the $200.00 advanced payment fee, unless FASFA credits can be transferred. For transfer information, click here.

Financial Aid Information:

Students taking a Maymester course can use remaining financial aid funds that were not used in the fall and spring semesters. It is advised to those planning on taking a Maymester course to calculate how much money is needed for the Fall and Spring semesters to determine how much funding will be leftover to use towards the Maymester semesters. Also, students taking both Maymester and summer courses can receive financial aid for both terms if the total number of credit is at least 6 credit hours (3 credits Maymester + 3 credits summer courses).

Tuition adjustments

The first day of Maymester is the last day to receive a tuition adjustment for Maymester classes.

E-billing

The University of Colorado Denver has implemented an official e-bill (electronic billing) program. All registered students must access their bill through the UCD Access portal.

Campus Village residents

Students living in Campus Village will be given an opportunity to extend their lease to allow for enrollment in a Maymester class. Students staying for Maymester will be billed a $350 flat rate and will be allowed to extend their lease termination date through June 5, 2014. Students must contact Aimee Leaming at salesdenver@edrtrust.com, 303-242-3599 to take advantage of this opportunity, and provide a copy of Maymester registration to establish eligibility.

Are you looking for an adventure? This Maymester you could study abroad, even if you are a non-CU student! For funding information click here.

Suzanne Lewis "I am working towards completing my Global Health certificate so it was really important and valuable to have a global health experience that takes me outside of the classroom and into a real international setting.” -Suzanne Lewis on participating in the 2014 CU Denver Global Health Practicum in Nepal
Mihir Rathod Mihir Rathod is an international student from India studying for a Master’s in Information Systems. During the summer of 2013 he took the opportunity of using one of his allotted elective classes for his degree to go on the 3 credit global studies Maymester course in London, offered through the Business School and the Office of Global Education. “It is a wonderful opportunity for anyone in the Business School, or for any major. It combines many practical lessons across a variety of business disciplines with the central focus on sports and entertainment”, explains Mihir. “Growing up, I only dreamed of visiting historic sporting venues like Wembley Stadium, Lord’s Cricket ground, Chelsea Football Club, or Wimbledon. This trip gave me the chance to live out those dreams and to gain exclusive access to these facilities and the influential business people behind them.” -Mihir Rathod on participating in the London Calling: Global Sports and Entertainment Management Maymester Program of 2013
Chris Munson is a graduate student, focusing on nonprofit management and public policy. Munson participated on the 2013 Maymester program: International Development in East Africa in Uganda. He took this particular course to fulfill his deep interest in how non-governmental organizations (NGOs) work to alleviate poverty in the developing world, as well as to learn how NGOs and government and governments make lasting impacts on poor communities through sustainable, locally-driven work.
“This study abroad program helped me immensely. This course allowed me to fulfill a long time personal goal: to travel to Uganda and to have an educational experience in a developing country. This course allowed me to travel with a different lens; one that examined critically the impact and influence of international development efforts.” -Chris Munson on his study abroad experience in a CU Denver School of Public Affairs Global Study program to Uganda.
Welcome parents to CU Denver’s Maymester! Maymester 2014 is a great opportunity for students to further progress on their degree, experience the world in new ways, or take part in internships and research projects. Maymester allows exciting opportunities for students.

For transfer information, click here

Maymester 2014 dates: May 19th-June 5th (No classes on May 26th)

Summer Tuition:
For undergraduate students, click here
For graduate students, click here
For financial information, see the billing tab.

Presentation by Geeta Verma, Teaching in Condensed Formats Online

To watch the Jing video made by Geeta Verma, click here

 What is Maymester?

 What classes are online?

 How do I find Maymester courses in UCDAccess?

 Can I add UCD’s school code to my FAFSA after I have already submitted the form?

 How much is the tuition?

 How much are student fees?

If you have any further questions about Maymester, contact:
Shelby Shafto
Email: Shelby.Shafto@ucdenver.edu
Other contacts:
  • Office of International Affairs - 303.315.2230
  • Financial Aid Office - 303.556.2886
  • Bursar’s Office - 303.556.2710

Office of the Registrar

Denver Campus: Phone: 303.315.2600 • Fax: 303.315.2550 • Email: registrar@ucdenver.edu

The Anschutz Medical Campus: Phone: 303.724.8059 • Fax: 303.724.8060 • Email: student.services@ucdenver.edu

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