Frequently Asked Questions

How do I find out the status of my application?
Please contact the Office of Admissions at 303-556-3058 or send an email to askmetro@msudenver.eduIf you applied online, you can also check the status of your application here.

I attended MSU Denver more than a year ago – do I need to re-apply? 
We’re pleased you are interested in coming back to MSU Denver! Since it has been more than three semesters since you attended, you will need to re-apply. Example: If you last received a grade in a course in spring 2014, you are eligible to register for classes through spring 2015; however, to register for classes for summer 2011 or later, you would need to re-apply. You are not required to pay the $25.00 application fee (as long as you have an academic record). Click here to apply online. To check your application status, contact the Admissions Office at 303-556-3058 or at

Do I have to complete the entire application if I’m taking just one class?
Yes, you need to complete the entire Application for Admission even if you are only taking one class.

What undergraduate degree programs do you offer?
A complete listing of our majors, minors, certificates and academic departments is available online. In addition, you may find out about our online courses and the Individualized Degree Program.

When do future semesters begin and end?
Academic dates and deadlines are available on the MSU Denver Academic Calendar.
Events and activities are available on the MSU Denver Campus Events Calendar.

I’ve been classified as a Non-Resident of Colorado. How do I change this?
In completing the Application for Admission, there may have been unanswered questions that caused you to be classified as a Non-Resident for tuition purposes. If you believe you should be classified as a Colorado Resident, please contact the Office of Admissions at 303-556-3058 to have your residency status reviewed.

Also, you can find more information concerning Tuition Classification on the Registrar's website.

How do I contact Financial Aid?
Click here to visit the Office of Financial Aid’s website, or call to speak with a financial aid counselor at 303-556-8593.

Where can I find what classes are offered next semester?
Current and future class schedules that include class listings as well as important registration dates and deadlines are available on the Registrar's website.

I would like to visit your campus. What do you have available?
We offer the MSU Denver Open House two times per year for prospective students. Click on the program to learn more about it.
You can also take a campus tour every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 10:00 a.m. or Tuesday and Thursday at 2:00 p.m.

What do I need to do after I'm accepted to the University?
Follow the Steps to Success

Still have questions? Please call the Office of Admissions at 303-556-3058 or email us at

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