MSU Denver

Download Navigate

This interactive app will help you with your next steps and all things MSU Denver from now until graduation. Get your customized steps now. If mobile apps aren’t your thing, check out the desktop version of Navigate or see the admitted student steps below.


Financial Aid & Admissions

Have you applied for financial aid?

March 1 – Priority Deadline

The earlier you complete this step, the better. Submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by using MSU Denver’s school code 001360. Check out MSU Denver’s scholarships which are awarded on a first-come, first-served basis or based on academics, achievement and financial need.

Dreamers, DACA/undocumented, and international students: complete the Colorado Application for Student Financial Aid (CASFA) to apply for financial support.

Contact Admissions

If you still have questions or need help at any time, contact the Office of Admissions. Each student is also assigned a designated admissions counselor to serve as the main point of contact for all things MSU Denver.

Call – Text – Email. We are here to help!

Check out the help videos at the bottom of this page for additional information!


PAUSE! Before registering for classes...

If official transcript evaluations have not been completed, please bring unofficial transcripts when meeting with your advisor so you register for the correct courses. REMINDER: All official transcripts must be received for actual course transfer.

Review Other Requirements

  • Access Center: Students with mental health, hearing, visual, physical, chronic health and learning disabilities are encouraged to contact the Access Center.
  • Placement Testing: You may be required to take a placement test for math and/or English depending on your incoming test scores or completed college coursework. Take a look at the Office of Testing Services Website for more details.


RTD CollegePass
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All MSU Denver students registered for the fall 2021 semester have the ability to opt-in for an RTD CollegePass, allowing for unlimited Local, Regional and Airport bus and rail services. Learn more about payment options and picking up your pass here.

Roadrunner Card with Wells Fargo Banking Option

Roadrunner Card 2020You will get your Roadrunner ID Card at orientation, but thanks to our partners at Wells Fargo you can also link it to your Wells Fargo Everyday Checking account for free access to cash at Wells Fargo ATMs nationwide and to make PIN-debit purchases. For your convenience, Wells Fargo offers an ATM located inside the Jordan Student Success Building.