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Don’t miss the classes, schedule and professors you prefer

It's not too late to sign up for courses that start June 8.

Whether you’re looking to graduate early, enroll in that core class that normally fills up fast, or transfer credits back to your home university, the Summer semester at MSU Denver has everything you need and more. Take advantage of even smaller than normal class sizes and an expanded selection of online classes.

Why should you enroll in summer classes?

  • Catch up, speed up or get ahead of your anticipated graduation date.
  • Take general requirements, accelerate your degree, save money, lighten up your fall semester, or explore interests outside your major.
  • Transfer credits back to your home college or university. Any general studies course is transferable to any public higher education institution in Colorado, thanks to GT Pathways.
  • With over 300 courses available online, you can earn credits anywhere with an internet connection.
  • Earn your credits in eight weeks or less, no need to cancel on your vacation.
  • Financial aid is available to students enrolled in at least six credit hours.



Previously, most full-time qualifying recipients could receive federal grants for the fall and spring semesters only. Now, the program has expanded to make grant recources available to students throughout the academic year.

Are you Pell eligible

Can't register for classes?

You might not be enrolled as an MSU Denver student yet. All you'll need to do is apply, but be sure to determine your student type first. If you're already enrolled at MSU Denver, there may be a hold on your account. Contact the Registrar for more information and assistance.

Are you Pell-eligible?

Do you want to take summer classes? Now you can qualify for an additional grant if you’re taking 6 or more credits, even if you've used your fall and spring grants, thanks to year-round Pell! Find out more about. Federal Pell Grants.


Need a full work load?

The maximum credit hours an MSU Denver student can register for the summer semester is 12. Students seeking to take on additional credits must have a Petition for Overload approved by their dean.


Important Dates

For more specific dates and deadlines, visit the MSU Denver Academic Calendar.

Priority Registration Begins



Admission Application Deadline



*Summer Classes Begin



Grades Available Online



*Summer classes begin/end for full-semester, 8-week classes only. If your course is not a full-semester class, log into the Student Hub and click on "Student Detail Schedule" to check specific dates and deadlines.



Summer student studying

Undergraduate Students

Make your summer count

Catch up, speed up or get ahead with summer classes. If the course you need to take with the professor you want is fully booked throughout the spring and fall, see what the summer catalog has to offer
Summer student studying

Visiting Undergrads

Home this summer and looking to catch up, stay on track or redo a course?

Enroll and transfer credits back to your home college or university. Who knows, you might like MSU Denver so much that you'll want to stay for the fall semester!
Students in a classroom

Pre-college students

Kickstart your university experience at MSU Denver

Get ahead of your peers by taking general requirement classes. Let MSU Denver serve as your stepping stone to higher education
Students assembled around Auraria Campus

Students beyond college

Enhance your professional career

Learn something new or take a refresher course to stay ahead of the curve in your industry. Check out our expanded selection of online classes


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