MSU Denver

Excel Program

Upcoming Events

Financial Aid Nights

The Excel Program partners with target schools to assist students and their families in the completion of financial aid (FAFSA/CASFA) nights.  For information about our upcoming financial aid nights, please refer to our program schedule for dates, times, and locations.


  • Social Security or DACA Number
  • Permanent Resident Card (If Applicable)
  • Driver’s License / State Identification Card
  • Copies of your tax returns from two years prior (If Applicable)


  • Social Security Card(s) or DACA Number(s)
  • Permanent Resident Card (If Applicable)
  • Driver’s License or State-Issued Identification
  • Copies of your tax documents from two years prior
  • Bank and/or investments documentation

Excel-A-Rate Your Success

Excel-A-Rate Your Success is a two day summer melt program for students who have been awarded the Excel Scholarship.  Scholars spend two days on campus and participate in a number of different workshops including résumé writing, student leadership, student wellness, and tips on succeeding at their first year at MSU Denver.  Scholars also get to hear from motivational speakers and take part in an off-campus team building activity.  Please contact an Excel Counselor for more information.  *Attendance is mandatory for scholarship recipients.