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After You've Been Admitted

First-Time College Students

After You've Been Admitted


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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Are mobile apps not your thing? Check out the desktop version or see all of the admitted student steps below!
Have You Applied For Financial Aid?


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.

Undocumented and DACA students should complete the DREAMer Application for Institutional Aid (DAIA) to apply for institutional financial support.



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.

3) Submit Official Transcripts

Prior to attending, you will need to submit your official transcripts or GED score. (and official test scores if applicable) Transcripts should have a posted graduation date and final grades.

4) Attend 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.

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

8) Books, RTD Pass and Student ID

Visit the Tivoli Station Bookstore and purchase books and supplies as well as get your Student ID card and RTD Pass. 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.

Review Other Requirements

  • Access Center: Students with mental health, hearing, visual, physical, chronic health and learning disabilities are encouraged to contact the Access Center

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