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Special Notices: Students' Rights and Responsibilities

 


 

ADDRESS CHANGES

Keep us posted on address changes! In order to receive regular mail from the university please make sure we have your correct address and phone number. Change your address and phone number on the Web at ConnectU or submit changes in writing to the Office of the Registrar in Student Success Building, Suite 160 (#3) at the Auraria Campus or 303-556-3999 by fax (with signature).


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FAMILY EDUCATIONAL RIGHTS AND PRIVACY ACT

MSU Denver maintains educational records for each student who has enrolled at the university. Under the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (FERPA), 20 USC 1232g, and the implementing regulations published at 34 CFR part 99, each eligible student has the right to:

  • inspect and review his or her educational records
  • request the amendment of educational records to ensure that they are not inaccurate, misleading or otherwise in violation of his or her privacy or other rights
  • consent to disclosures of personally identifiable information contained in his or her educational records, except to the extent that FERPA
  • authorizes disclosure without consent (e.g., disclosure of directory
    information, in health and safety emergencies, and in response to a court order of lawfully issued subpoena, etc.)
  • file a complaint with the U.S. Department of Education under 34 CFR 99.64 concerning alleged failures by the university to comply with the requirements of FERPA
  • obtain a copy of the college’s policy on student educational records from the Registrar’s Office, Student Success Building 160

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NONDISCLOSURE AND EXCEPTIONS

Pursuant to FERPA, the university will not disclose a student’s educational records without the written consent of the student except to university officials; to officials at other institutions in which the student seeks to enroll; in connection with providing financial aid to the student; to accrediting agencies in carrying out their functions; to federal, state or local authorities auditing or evaluating the universities' compliance with education programs; to consultants conducting studies on behalf of the university; in compliance with a judicial order or subpoena; and in connection with a health or safety emergency involving the student.

The university may release directory information, and does make lists of student directory information available to outside businesses who request such information, without the prior written consent of the student. Students who do not wish their directory information included in these lists should submit, in writing to the Registrar’s Office, a request for nondisclosure of their directory information. This request should be submitted to the Registrar's Office, Student Success Building 160 or fax to 303-556-3999. A request for nondisclosure will remain in effect until the student is no longer enrolled or cancels the request for nondisclosure.


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DIRECTORY INFORMATION

MSU Denver has designated the following categories of personally identifiable information on students as directory information under section 438(a) (5) (B) of FERPA:

  • name, address and telephone number
  • student classification
  • major and minor fields of study
  • participation in officially recognized activities and sports
  • weight and height of members of athletic teams
  • dates of attendance at the university
  • degrees and awards received
  • last educational institution attended

Requests for Directory Information must be submitted in writing to the Registrar’s Office, Student Success Building 160. Employers or their agents may request information directly from the Registrar’s Office without submitting a written request. Two to three working days should be allowed to accommodate requests for information.


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AFFIRMATIVE ACTION / AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT

The Metropolitan State University of Denver does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation or disability in admission or access to, or treatment in, its educational programs or activities. Inquiries concerning Title VI, Title IX and Section 504 may be referred to Dr. Percy Morehouse, director, Equal Opportunity, Metropolitan State University of Denver, 303-556-2999; or to the Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, 1244 Speer Boulevard, Suite 300, Denver, CO 80204. Discrimination based on disability in admission to, access to or operation of programs, services or activities of the college is prohibited by the Americans with Disabilities Act. Questions, complaints and requests for additional information may be directed to Mr. Steve Monaco, ADA Student Coordinator, PL 150, 303-556-2525.


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ACADEMIC HONESTY

Students have a responsibility to maintain standards of academic ethics and honesty. Cases of cheating and plagiarism are handled within the policies of Academic Affairs in accordance with procedures outlined in the MSU Denver Handbook.


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THE STUDENT RIGHT-TO-KNOW ACT AND
THE CAMPUS SECURITY ACT/CAMPUS CRIME INFORMATION

All campus crime statistics are located on the MSU Denver Emergency Communications site.


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EMERGENCY CAMPUS CLOSURE

WEATHER CLOSURE LINE
303-556-2401 or 303-556-3876

School closure will occur only under extreme conditions that affect the campus. This includes inclement weather (such as snow, ice or tornadoes) or other emergencies (such as flood, fire or pollution). Personal Announcement emails will be sent to students and faculty once decisions are made to close the campus. Decisions and media announcements on school closure can be made only through the AHEC administration on the advice of Auraria Campus Police Department. The campus can be closed for the entire day and evening or just for the evening, beginning at 5:30 p.m. If the campus is closed for the entire day, the decision should be made by 5:30 a.m. If the campus is to close for the evening, the decision should be announced by 3:00 p.m.

AM Stations

KOA 850

KDKO 1510

KLT 800

KTZ 560

KMXA 1090

KEZW 1430

KPOF 910

KWMX 1660

KBVI 1490

KHOW 630

KQXI 1550

KKFN 950

KBNO 1220

KIIX 600

KRDO 1240

KVOD 1280

KCUV 1150

KJME 1390

KTLK 760

 

FM Stations

KALC 105.9

KYGO 98.5

KRKS 94.7

KXPK 96.5

KBPI 106.7

KOOL 105.1

KTCL 93.3

KBCO 97.3

KCFR 90.1

KOSI 101.1

KUVO 89.3

KJMN 92.1

KGNU 88.5

KCKK 104.3

KDJM 92.5

KHIH 95.7

KRDO 95.1

KWBI 91.1

KMJI 100.3

KRFX 103.5

KQKS 107.5

KNUS 710

   

Television Stations

KWGN 2 KCNC 4 KMGH 7 KUSA 9 FOX 31

 

For specific information on the policies and programs of Metropolitan State University of Denver, you should read the current College Catalog online at http://catalog.msudenver.edu/. Catalogs are also available for purchase at the Auraria Book Center or you may view a copy at the Auraria Library.


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COLORADO VOTER REGISTRATION

Visit Colorado's Elections and Voting site to register to vote online or to access a paper registration form.

Using this service, you can:

  • Register to vote in Colorado
  • Change your name and/or address, if there is a change since you last voted
  • Declare a party affiliation or change party affiliation

You must be a US citizen to register.

Para informacion en espanol, por favor llame por telefono al secretario y encargado del registro del condado correspondiente.

DEADLINE INFORMATION:

You must submit your registration form online or mail it to your county clerk and recorder no later than 29 days before the election in which you want to vote. Your eligibility to vote will be based on the postmark date or the date you submit this form online.

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