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Whether you’re interested in Music Business, 3-D Animation, Public Health, Sports Management, Architecture, or Engineering, or a degree tailored from 150 undergraduate and graduate degree options, your educational experience prepares you for success. With new American and international friends, you’ll find academic support as you learn together in welcoming classrooms and after-school study groups. When it’s time for fun, Colorado’s annual 300 days of sunshine are perfect for hiking, biking, skiing, and dozens of guided outdoor adventures for students.
and become part of a lively academic environment that has welcomed international students from 130 countries. As one of America's top accredited academic and health science institutions, the university holds more than 40 specialized accreditations and offers unique options for customizing degrees. You can choose from over 140-degree choices such as architecture, business, engineering, pre-health, pharmacy, digital design, or you can customize your own degree. Your educational experience will be supported through outstanding student services.
Important information to prepare for travel, immigration, and your courses.
All F-1 international students are required to get an I-20 form. Click for information on getting your I-20 or DS-2019 a timeline for receiving your immigration documents.
Visa application process, arrival at the U.S. port of entry, housing, health insurance, academic advising, registering for classes, and much more.
All new international students in F or J visa status, including anyone transferring from another institutions within the U.S., are required to complete both the online Orientation and the full day International Student Conference.
Forms and tools specifically for pre-arrival students including the Immigration Clearance Form, Sponsorship Commitment Form, Transfer-In Eligibility Form, F-1/J-1 Compliance Form, Sponsor Release Form, & Financial Sponsorship Calculator.
Current F-1 and J-1 students can find more information about the topics below that will help them maintain their current immigration status, learn more about events and activities, find the necessary forms, and plan for graduation
The University of Colorado Denver has a mandatory health insurance policy for all enrolled international students in the non-immigrant visa categories of F-1 and J-1. Visit the site below to learn more about this requirement in addition to our immunization policy.
International Students have specific restrictions on employment. In order for you to better understand this, it is necessary for students to understand the rules with labor clearly so they do not break any labor laws that could negatively affect their immigration status.
Learn more about academic advising, how to register for your courses, enrollment requirements for F-1 & J-1 students, and the minimum credit hour requirement for international students.
Immigration updates, workshops, announcements, news, and crucial communications impacting international students.
ISSS offers many different types of events & workshops. Currently, our office is operating remotely. Most of our events & workshops will be hosted using Zoom Meetings.
Learn more details through these informative webinars, town halls, and other videos relevant to immigration, employment, and many other topics.
A perfect view of the Rocky Mountains, the nation’s largest public park system, and over 300 days of sunshine a year are just a few of the best amenities waiting to welcome you to a new life in Denver, CO! Residents enjoy skiing, hiking, mountain biking, championship sports teams and cultural attractions, which makes Denver one of the best places in the USA to live and work. We have included just a few highlights to help you settle into your new home away from home.
To maintain sponsorship status at the University of Colorado Denver, students must have a valid Financial Guarantee Letter (FGL) on file prior to the first tuition payment deadline of each semester. Students must submit the FGL to the Sponsored Student Coordinator in the Office of International Affairs.