Congratulations on being accepted! Here are your next steps

1) Graduate Enrollment Agreement

Complete the online Graduate Admission and Enrollment Agreement This form must be completed within 30 days of the date on this admissions letter to confirm your enrollment intent and save your spot in the program.

To request to defer graduate enrollment complete the online Graduate Admission and Enrollment Agreement This form is used for admitted students to request a deferral in enrollment for up to one year. The Request to Defer Graduate Enrollment must be received prior to the start date of the term or it will not be honored.

2) DPD Option

If interested in the Didactic Program in Dietetics (DPD) Option:

3) Read the MSND Student Handbook

4) Advising – Come chat with us!

We suggest that you meet (either by phone or in-person) with an advisor to discuss your plan for completing the required prerequisites (if necessary) and to discuss courses to register for during your first semester.

Email [email protected] or call 303-615-0990 to schedule an advising appointment. Alternatively, please reach out to the Graduate Program at [email protected] to discuss enrollment for the upcoming semester.

5) Financial Aid – How will you pay for this degree?

There are options! Check out scholarship opportunities here.

Complete a FAFSA Application for Financial Aid and Scholarships

Completing a financial aid application does not commit you to accept the loans offered, but is required for scholarship applications and funding for graduate assistant positions.

6) NetID – First login

Visit to set up your NetID, email and password if you are a new MSU Denver student. Your NetID is your username for many sites.

7) Registration – Get a seat in classes!

Before registering for classes, we suggest that you meet with an advisor in the Department of Nutrition. Then check the class schedule for the semester to plan to enroll for. Classes for the MSND or the Grad Certificate program can be found under Nutrition (NUT) in the graduate course schedule. All registration happens through your Student Hub by clicking on “Register.”

You must register for a minimum of six credit hours to be a full-time graduate student at MSU Denver­­. You can also access email, view your schedule, find important dates, pay tuition, and much more within the Student Hub.

8) Check out student resources!

Check out the resources on the Student Resources webpage on the Office of Graduate Studies webpage. Take some time to review the Graduate Catalog.

9) When do classes start? – Check out the Academic Calendar!

Important dates and deadlines for the academic year are outlined in the Academic Calendar.

10) Check out the Department of Nutrition’s Office of Student Services

The Office of Student Services is here to support all prospective nutrition students, current nutrition students and Department of Nutrition alumni with the necessary advising and resources to be successful. Our top priority is the success of all nutrition students. We are located in West Classroom 237 and can be reached at [email protected].