Accessible Transportation


Accessible Parking on Campus

A state placard or special license plate for individuals with disabilities is required for daily fee, metered, or hourly accessible spaces. A special AHEC permit is required to park in all accessible permit spaces. A permit can be purchased at the Parking and Transportation Center, (303) 556-2000.

There is no free parking at meters even with a handicap placard or plates.

A map of accessible parking locations is available on the AHEC website:

Campus Accessible Shuttle Service

An accessible transport service available to students with disabilities. Students registered with the Access Center who wish to utilize the service should contact their Accessibility Coordinator to request a validation sticker to place on their campus ID. When boarding the shuttle, students will be asked to show their validated ID. The service is available (during semesters) from 7:30 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday and from 7:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Fridays. Call (303) 556-2001 to schedule a ride.

RTD and CollegePass

All RTD buses, including the Free MallRide, Free MetroRide, and rail vehicles are accessible for mobility aids, such as wheelchairs, electric scooters, segways, walkers, and crutches. Bus and rail operators are trained to assist passengers with disabilities boarding or exiting the vehicle:

The RTD Mobile CollegePass gives students with a current campus ID access to local, regional, and airport bus and rail service. For less than $25 a month, you’ll get the same level of service that would typically cost $200 a month:


Access-a-Ride provides local bus transportation in the Denver metro area for people with disabilities. We help individuals who cannot access our fixed-route bus and rail system to maintain their freedom to travel around the metro area,

If you have any questions concerning Access-a-Ride, call (303) 299-2960 or TTY 711 for answers.

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  • Classroom to Career Hub (C2 Hub)

    Provides career and applied learning services, such as career interest testing, resume preparation, job search strategies, interviewing skills, internships, service learning, civic engagement, and undergraduate research.

  • Workforce Recruitment Program

    The Workforce Recruitment Program (WRP), coordinated by the U.S. Department of Labor and the U.S. Department of Defense, is a recruitment and referral program that connects federal and select private-sector employers with highly motivated college students, graduate students, and recent graduates with disabilities who are eager to demonstrate their abilities in the workplace through internships or permanent jobs.
    Important Information for WRP Candidates [PDF]

    If you’re interested in learning more, please email Robin Paulson, [email protected]

  • Earn and Learn

    The Earn and Learn program was designed to address equity barriers within experiential learning. This program provides funding support to both undergraduate and graduate students who are in need of financial assistance to participate in unpaid, off-campus internship opportunities.

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Executive Functioning Skills


MSU Denver Resources

  • Academic Success Coaching

    The Academic Success Coaching program offers personalized guidance on effective study strategies, mastering time management, confidence boosting, motivation, and accountability in a casual, welcoming, and friendly environment.

  • Online Student Success Coaching

    Student Success Coaches empower students to define, design, and direct their college experiences and lives to meet their academic, professional, and life goals. There are also Online Student Success Virtual Events to participate in from home.

  • Integrated Supports for Students with Autism in College (ISSAC): The ISSAC program supports adults with autism in communication, social engagement, self-advocacy, and self-regulation skills to achieve academic success, develop meaningful relationships, and attain competitive employment. They provide one-on-one individualized intervention and peer mentoring along with group sessions that focus on the individual’s strengths and needs.

Additional Helpful Resources

  • Online Body Doubling Sites

    Body Doubling is a technique for increasing productivity. The technique involves working near someone else that is also working. Some people use this strategy when they go to a coffee shop or library. However, others need more accountability. For greater accountability, these websites offer online body doubling services.

  • Affordable ADHD coaching options

    An ADHD coach is a person that has been professionally trained in techniques that help mitigate the symptoms of the disorder. While most ADHD coaches can be expensive, this site discusses more affordable options for this service.

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Gender-affirming Resources

    • Changing your display name

      Your display name is the way your name appears in MSU Denver technology systems, such as Office 365 and Canvas. By default, this is a legal or given name, but you can request your display name be changed to a preferred name if you would like. For more information, including how to submit a change request, please visit the IT Services website article:
      How do I change my Display Name, NetID, and Personal Pronouns?

    • Gender-neutral restrooms on Auraria Campus

      There are around 30 gender-neutral restrooms on the Auraria campus. AHEC has a handy gender-inclusive bathroom map created to help guide you to one. There are also gender-inclusive locker rooms for MSU Denver located in the PE Event Center and in CU Denver’s Rec Center.

      All-Gender Restroom Map for Auraria Campus [PDF]

    • Gender-affirming Speech training

      The MSU Denver Speech, Language and Hearing Department provides comprehensive treatment for adults with acquired speech, language, voice, fluency or swallowing disorders, or communication differences. Learn how to safely modify your pitch, resonance, and non-verbal communication to better align with your authentic self. Work with your student clinician to identify and achieve your ideal voice and communication. For more information, visit the Adult Services webpage.

    • The Gender Institute of Teaching and Advocacy (GITA)

      All genders are welcome to access information and resources to meet the needs of a diverse student body. Through our collaborations across campus, GITA offers programming that encourages engagement in critical dialogue and advocacy for social justice.

    • Center for Multicultural Engagement and Inclusion (CMEI)

      CMEI supports students’ sense of belonging in college and affirms their identities by building community through participation in student organizations, Met Media, fraternities and sororities, racial equity and leadership programs, student travel and professional development funding, student gathering spaces, and campus events.

    • Center for Equity and Student Achievement (CESA)

      The Center for Equity and Student Achievement (CESA) promotes greater equity across the university, in the community, and in society as a whole by embodying MSU Denver’s commitment to reducing equity gaps in the educational access and success of historically marginalized student populations. Our goal is to coordinate high-quality culturally competent programming, academic support, and post-graduation readiness services while also creating a community where students feel safe and empowered to succeed as their authentic selves.

    • LGBTQ Student Resource Center

      The LGBTQ Student Resource Center is a tri-institutional office serving students, faculty, and staff of all genders and sexualities on the Auraria Campus. We are a resource for those experiencing issues with sexuality, gender identity, and discrimination or harassment. We are a community for all.

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Mental Health Support


On-Campus Resources

  • Auraria Recovery Community (ARC)

    ARC is a community of students on the Auraria Campus that are in recovery and/or those that are struggling with substance abuse, process addictions, or other addictive behaviors. We value inclusivity, community, and fun.

  • Health Center at Auraria

    Open to all MSU Denver students, faculty, and staff. The Health Center provides an accessible outpatient service devoted to helping students meet their health care needs at a low cost.

  • MSU Denver Counseling Center

    Balancing the demands of college life can be difficult. In addition to academic requirements, there are financial pressures, relationship issues, and job stressors that can leave you feeling beat up and worn out. The Counseling Center staff can help you find ways to manage difficult times and provide you with a comforting place to examine your life and learn more about yourself so you can realize your potential.

  • MSU Denver Student CARE Center

    The Student CARE Center provides early assessment and referral when a student’s behavior is flagged as concerning, risky, or potentially harmful to self, others, or the community. The CARE Team relies on members of our community to share information when they observe student behavior that is concerning, risky, or potentially harmful. To share any such behavior, please file a CARE Report.

  • Phoenix Center at Auraria

    The PCA provides free and confidential resources and assistance to survivors of interpersonal violence (relationship violence, sexual violence, and stalking), as well as their friends, families, and concerned others.

Additional Mental Health Resources

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Technology Support


Technology Corner

Technology can be an excellent support tool, so we’ve created a list of some apps and programs you may find helpful. Check it out on our Technology Corner page.

Student Computer Labs

MSU Denver has a number of student computer labs available for students to use, and includes common software like Microsoft Office, Adobe Reader, and Read&Write. Each computer lab also offers printing services for students. The lab locations are:

  • Administration 260

    Hours: Monday-Friday: 9a-5p

  • Plaza 307

    Hours: Monday-Friday: 9a-5p

  • Science 1058/1060

    Hours: Monday-Friday: 9a-5p

    Located on the north west side of the building. Using the entrance closest to the library would be the easiest way to access the lab.

  • Tivoli 225

    Hours: Monday-Friday: 8a–8:30p; Sat: 9a–3p.

    Located down the hall from the Tivoli Bookstore, near the offices of peer mentoring and transfer student success.

  • Auraria Library

    Hours: Please visit the Library’s Building Hours page for the most up to date information on opening.

    The Auraria Library has 3 computer labs, all located on the first floor of the library, which can be used by MSU Denver students

For more information:

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  • Mathematics and Statistics Tutoring

    The Department of Mathematics and Statistics offers tutoring in their Math Lab (SI 1046) and remotely a few hours per week via Discord for Spring 2024. Drop in to work on your homework and get tutoring support!

  • STEM Tutoring

    Tutoring is available in-person in the STEM Learning Center, SI 1009, for Spring 2024. No appointment needed! Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Online Tutoring is available using Zoom upon request.

  • Writing Center

    Trained writing tutors teach students to generate, organize, and develop ideas, to revise and edit with confidence, and to handle formatting issues and documentation.

  • Tutoring Center

    Trained peer tutors help students reach their educational goals. Group, individualized, and walk-in tutoring is available.

  • TutorMe

    MSU Denver is offering to all current MSU Denver students an online tutoring service called TutorMe. This service is free of charge and available 24/7. TutorMe is an option for students when our Tutoring Center is closed. Currently, MSU Denver students have access to 8 online tutoring hours weekly.

  • General Academic Skills Tutoring

    General Academic Skills encompasses areas such as how to use Microsoft Office Suite, navigating Canvas, and basic computer skills.

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Additional Student Supports

  • Academic Advising

    Academic advising includes, but is not limited to, guidance on choosing majors, minors, concentrations, and other academic programs; connecting academic choices to career planning; helping students understand academic policies & procedures; and referring students to university resources as appropriate.

  • Food Security Assistance
    • Rowdy’s Corner

      Rowdy’s Corner is MSU Denver’s on-campus food bank available to all MSU Denver students. Partnering with resources both on and off campus, Rowdy’s Corner aims to improve the overall wellbeing of students of every level of need.

    • Share Meals app

      The Share Meals app notifies students about free food on campus, helping to reduce hunger and waste on campus by sharing info about leftover food from events!

  • Housing

    A collection of information and resources for students seeking housing. In an effort to reduce or eliminate student housing insecurity, MSU Denver’s Student Housing Project Manager can also help support students throughout the housing exploration process.

  • Immigrant Services Program

    The Immigrant Services Program is an academic and social support program that aims to increase enrollment, retention, and graduation of undocumented, DACA, immigrant, and refugee students. Through academic counseling, ESL support, scholarship application assistance, and access to campus and community resources, the program’s mission is to address the most common challenges and barriers to education that this underserved, underrepresented student population faces.

  • MSU Denver Student CARE Center

    The Student CARE Center provides early assessment and referral when a student’s behavior is flagged as concerning, risky, or potentially harmful to self, others, or the community. The CARE Team relies on members of our community to share information when they observe student behavior that is concerning, risky, or potentially harmful. To share any such behavior, please file a CARE Report.

  • Phoenix Center at Auraria

    The PCA provides free and confidential resources and assistance to survivors of interpersonal violence (relationship violence, sexual violence, and stalking), as well as their friends, families, and concerned others.

  • TRIO Student Support Services

    TRIO SSS assists first generation, low-income, and students with disabilities in achieving academic success through various support services including: tutoring, peer mentoring, and career preparation.

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Contact Us

Hours of Operation

Main Office: Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Accommodated Testing: Monday - Friday, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Main Office

Office Location: Plaza 122
Phone: (303) 615-0200
[email protected]

Accommodated Testing Office

Office Location: Plaza 124
Phone: (303) 615-0199
[email protected]