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Classification of Student Status

Student Affairs



Authority: President

Purpose: This policy defines the number of semester hours of credit required for an undergraduate student to reach freshman, sophomore, junior or senior class standing.

Applies to: Undergraduate Students

Roles and Responsibilities

Responsible Executive: Vice President for Student Affairs

Responsible Administrator: Registrar

Responsible Office: Registrar's Office

Policy Contact: Registrar's Office, 303-556-3991

Policy Statement

Students are classified according to the number of semester hours of credit earned: freshman status equals fewer than 30; sophomore status equals 30 or more, but fewer than 60; junior status equals 60 or more, but fewer than 90; senior status equals 90 or more.

Policy History



Source: University Catalog,

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