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Enroll in a Distance Delivery Class


STEP 1 - Apply for Admission to MSU Denver

If you have never taken a class at MSU Denver, you must apply and be accepted to MSU Denver. There is a $25 fee to apply. That fee will be assessed at the time you submit your application. Admissions may take 2-4 weeks to approve your application. You must be admitted prior to registration of classes.

*NOTE* On the MSU Denver online application:  Please fill out the following questions with the Red * : Do you plan to take Extended Campus courses only?  Select YES.

If you have applied, but it has been more than one year since you have taken a class, you need to complete the application again.

*NOTE* On the MSU Denver online application:  Please fill out the following questions with the Red *: Do you plan to take Extended Campus courses only?  Select YES.

If you are a current MSU Denver student, register for classes at

STEP 2 - Register for classes

To register for MSU Denver classes you will need to access your MSU Denver user name and password at Click on "New User/Pin Lookup". After you have retrieved your user name and password you are ready to enroll in courses. Just follow the instructions provided at

To register for MSU Denver classes, using your MSU Denver user name and password, login to Banner at

  • For registration assistance, please call (303) 721-1313 and ask for the Distance Delivery Surveying and Mapping Program.

After You Register

STEP 1 - Order Course Materials

Order Course

All course materials are available to order at Click on Buy Books and select the appropriate course.

STEP 2 - Make a Study Plan

Organize your materials.
You will need a three-ring binder for the Lecture Notes in addition to the textbook(s), and the DVD's.  

Organize your time.
Distance delivery requires discipline. Set aside at least three hours a week for each course you are taking. Extra time will have to be scheduled for reading. The lectures will alert you when it is time to schedule quizzes and exams. You have six months to complete the course.

STEP 3 - Plan and Schedule Exams

Exams are professional level - not academic, based on real-life situations.

Proctoring Examinations
You will need an exam proctor who will oversee your examinations.  Well in advance of an exam, you will need to make arrangements to have the exam sent to a school or library or other appropriate site near your work or home.  Your proctor may not be a co-worker, manager, employee, or relative. Download the Proctor Instructions and the Proctor Request Form .  This form contains all the information you will need to secure an examination proctor.

Send the completed Proctor form to:
MSU Denver
Surveying and Mapping program
5660 Greenwood Plaza Blvd., Suite 100
Greenwood Village, CO 80111

Scheduling Exams
Exams need to be scheduled 2 weeks in advance.  Please call 303-721-1313 and request the examination or email with your exam request.

STEP 4 Course Evaluations

You will be given the opportunity to evaluate the course you are taking.  The course evaluation is to be submitted with the final exam.  Evaluations are anonymous and are sent to the instructor after the final exam has been graded.

STEP 5 - Access Your Grade

Access your grade online at Transcripts and grades will be available at the end of the semester.