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After You've Been Admitted-

First-Time College Students.


The interactive app will help you with your next steps and all things MSU Denver from now until graduation. Get your customized steps now.

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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.

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 Check out the help videos at the bottom of this page too! 


After You've Been Admitted Next Steps


1) Get Your Student ID Number

You will receive your Student ID Number in your digital and mailed acceptance letter. You can also get your Student ID Number from the Office of Admissions.

2) Follow Instructions on My First Login

Get your NetID and PIN to set up your student email account and access your Student Hub. Please check your MSU Denver student email account regularly for important messages. (Need Assistance? Contact the ITS Helpdesk at 303-352-7548)

3) Register for Orientation

First-time college students are required to attend Orientation before registering for classes. Sign up as soon as dates are available to secure your spot.

4) Submit Official Transcripts

You may have been admitted to MSU Denver by uploading an unofficial copy of your transcripts or scores to your application account. Prior to attending, you will need to request that your official transcripts or GED scores (and official test scores if applicable) be sent from your school or institution. Transcripts should have a posted graduation date and final grades.

5) Meet Your Advisor

You should receive advising during Orientation. If not, you must set up an appointment with your advisor before selecting classes (required). Find your advisor or make an appointment.

6) Register for Classes

You should register for classes during Orientation. If not, you can log on to your student hub and register for courses yourself. You can also change and edit your schedule too.

7) Authorize the COF Stipend

Colorado residents qualify for the College Opportunity Fund stipend which pays for a portion of in-state tuition on every course credit you take.

8) Books and Student ID

Visit the Tivoli Station Bookstore and purchase books and supplies as well as get your Student ID card. Items needed: valid photo ID and a copy of your class schedule.

9) Pay Your Tuition

Pay tuition and fees via the Student Hub or at the Cashier’s Office located in the Jordan Student Success Building, Counter 5, by 5 p.m. on the Friday before classes begin.
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10) Join Your Community

You are invited to join all newly admitted Roadrunners in the online Facebook community group. This is a great way to meet your peers, ask questions, and get involved.

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.

Roadrunner Card With Wells Fargo Banking Option

Student ID 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.  


Need Help?


Play Help Video: Set Up your Net ID and Password

Play Help Video: Authenticate Your Sign In With The App 



Play Help Video: Change Your Password Play Help Video: Log In To Your Email






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