At CU Denver, a majority of the financial aid information is communicated directly with your student. However, we know that you're very involved in your student’s education. This section is to help keep you informed of the financial aid process and requirements.

If you have additional questions about your special circumstance, please contact the Financial Aid Office at or 303-315-1850.

Student Privacy (FERPA) for Parents

Preparing Financially for College

The college preparation checklist will help college students and parents prepare financially and academically for college.

The Direct PLUS Loan Basics for Parents provides information about the Parent PLUS loan including eligibility, how to apply, and repayment.

Don't get scammed on your way to college. Discover tips on avoiding scams when looking for financial aid for college.

Funding Your Education - The Guide to Federal Student Aid teaches you how to prepare for college, types of federal student aid and eligibility, the FAFSA, and student loan repayment.