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December 2020 Update

Safety reminder

On-campus face-covering protocols have changed with the emergence of new virus variants.

  • Masks must properly cover the nose and mouth.
  • Bandannas and buffs are not acceptable face coverings.
  • Shields may be added with a mask but cannot be used alone unless medically approved by the Health Center at Auraria.
  • While teaching, faculty members may wear face shields if they can maintain a minimum distance of 12 feet from students during class.

Face coverings must be worn at all times while in the presence of others, and Roadrunners must continue to perform the required daily health self-assessment prior to coming onto campus.



New Tuition Payment Plans

  • Pay all or Part of your tuition in monthly installments
  • Service charge waived first month, thereafter 1.5% service charge

To enroll "Pay Tuition

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Spring 2021 RTD Pass Update

RTD is offering CollegePass this Spring Semester 2021.

The cost of the pass for the Spring Semester is $115.00. 

You will need to sign up for the RTD Pass within the first two weeks of the Spring Semester.

Passes are located at Tivoli Station Bookstore.


RTD discount fares are available for eligible students.  You can apply for a pass at RTD LIVE or contact RTD at 303-299-2667.



Financial aid is offering a "Virtual Front Desk" using Microsoft Teams for help with all of your financial aid related questions.

Open Monday-Friday

10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.  

You will need to download the Microsoft Teams App


What you need to know about your classes


In Person Classes:

  • In person classes will be offered March 15, 2021 to May 15, 2021

Online Classes:

  • No on campus requirement.

Synchronouse Classes:

  • This is an online course that meets at a set time each week in the same ways an in-person class would.

Hybrid Classes:

  • Combination of face to face and online class sessions.

Synchronous and Asynchronous online classes:

  • A synchronous online class meets at a set time each week in the same way an in-person class would. In contrast, an “asynchronous online class” is one in which students access course materials at a time of their choosing and are not required to interact with one another (or the instructor) at set times.


Student Canvas Quick Start Guide

Quick vidoe overview of Canvas

Guidelines for being on Campus

  • Wear a face covering (mask or face shield) on campus when in the presence of others. 
  • Maintain physical distancing of at least six feet.   
  • Wash your hands frequently and/or use hand sanitizer on the way in and out of buildings.
  • Follow signage for designated entrances and exits; comply with posted signage in common areas.
  • Minimize touching of surfaces.  
  • No food-based events or gatherings will be allowed.  
  • Comply with occupancy limits posted on elevators; maintain physical distancing if using the stairs.
  • A student, faculty or staff photo ID is required at all times when you are present on the Auraria Campus. Your ID will be needed to access buildings and services. 

Where to Enter and Exit Buildings on Campus

Designated Entries Spring 2021


Do you have questions about Safe Return to Campus?

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Student Support Services available online

Complete List of Student Resources


What is Open on Campus

Credit Union of Denver, Tivoli 211: Open Monday-Thurday, 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Friday, 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Degree Metropolitan Food + Drink, Monday-Friday 9 a.m. - 8:30 p.m., Saturday-Sunday 5 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.

iloviT Market, Tivoli 271: Open Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-3 p.m.

Intermissions Café, Science Building, First Floor Atrium: Open Monday-Friday, 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m., Friday, 10 a.m - 2 p.m.

Los Molinos at Auraria, Mercantile Building: Open Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m.-2 p.m., Friday, 8 a.m - 1 p.m.

S'ONO! Asian Fusion, Tivoli 101E: Open Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Tivoli Student Union Building, Open Monday-Thursday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m., Friday 7 a.m.-p.m., Saturday-Sunday Card access only

Tivoli Brewing Tap House, Tivoli 240, Open for to-go beer only through web orders

Tivoli Starbucks, Monday-Thursday, 7 a.m.-5 p.m., Friday 7 a.m.-3 p.m.

Tivoli Station, Suite 205, Monday-Thursday 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., After February 19th Monday-Thursday 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Friday 8 a.m.-3 p.m.

ZGo’s Café, Administration Building 120, Open, Monday-Thursday 7:30 a.m.-2 p.m., Friday 7:30 a.m.-1 p.m.


Temporarily Closed

Biker Jim's Gourmet Dogs
i-Pie Pizza
Saffron Mediterranean Grill
Simple Fresh Market

Permanetly Closed


Required Health Protocols

These protocols were developed to protect the health and safety of all roadrunners. Please keep in mind that this is a shared responsibility. Each of us needs to act with a spirit of generosity and do our part to keep our community healthy.   

  • Perform a health assessment daily before coming to campus (see below). 
  • Wear a face covering (mask or face shield) at all times on campus when in the presence of others. 
  • Wash your hands frequently or use hand sanitizer on the way in and out of buildings.  
  • Follow signage for designated entrances and exits 
  • Minimize touching of surfaces.  
  • Maintain physical distancing of at least six feet. 
  • No food-based events or gatherings will be allowed. 
  • Comply with posted signage in common areas.  
  • For employees, wipe down work surfaces often, but at least at the start and end of your time on campus with disinfectant and paper towels. Disinfectant will be available in classrooms.  
  • Comply with occupancy limits posted on elevators; maintain physical distancing if using the stairs. 

Required Daily Health Assessment? 

Each member of the campus community is required to perform this self-assessment prior to leaving home.?If you are not feeling well or have any of the following symptoms, please do not come to campus. 

If you answer "yes" to any of the following symptoms/circumstances, please call the Health Center at Auraria at 303-615-9999 for a phone consultation. A medical provider will assess your health status and advise you as to next steps.?Do not come to campus until you are medically cleared to do so.? 

Do you have any of the following symptoms? Yes or No? 

  • Fever or elevated body temperature (100.4 or higher) 
  • New cough 
  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing 
  • Runny nose 
  • Headache 
  • Sore throat 
  • Muscle pain/body aches 
  • Nausea/vomiting/diarrhea 
  • Loss of taste or smell 
  • Chills and/or repeated shaking with chills 

Situational questions - Yes or No? 

  • Have you had direct contact with a person with COVID-19 in the past 14 days?? 
  • In the last two weeks, have you worked or volunteered at a health care facility? 
  • Were you diagnosed with a positive case of COVID-19 in the past 30 days? 

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