Frequently Asked Questions
Top 12 Most Frequently Asked Questions
Top 12 Most Frequently Asked Questions
The questions below are the top 12 most frequently asked. For the answers to other questions, click on the menu on the left.
- When are grades available?
- How can I receive more information about MSU Denver through the mail?
- What academic degrees does MSU Denver offer?
- How much is tuition?
- How do I request a transcript?
- Does MSU Denver have on-campus housing?
- How long do I have to live in Colorado to pay in-state tuition?
- Is Health Insurance required of students?
- Where do I get my student ID/bus pass?
- How do I find out what books I need?
- How do I find my instructors e-mail address/phone number?
- Where can I find the finals schedule?
When are grades available?
Grades are available the Thursday after classes/finals are completed (see academic calendar for specific date). Use the following steps to access your grades.
Login to ConnectU
Click on the "My Services/Registration" tab in ConnectU
Click on My Services Icon
Click on "Registration, Student Records & Financial Aid Menu "
Click on "Student Records"
Click on "Final Grades"
Select semester and click Submit
How can I receive more information about MSU Denver through the mail?
To receive more information about MSU Denver in the mail, submit an Admissions Packet Request form found online here. Or call the Admissions Office at 303-556-3058.
What academic degrees does MSU Denver offer?
MSU Denver offers 55 majors and numerous minors and certificate programs. The following links for more information about academics at MSU Denver:
Academics Overview: General information about the three schools of study at MSU Denver.
Academics: Degrees and certificates offered, links to all academic majors and departments.
Class Schedule: Searchable listing of all courses, dates and times.
University Catalog Online: Class descriptions, general studies requirements, degree requirements.
For further information contact Academic Advising at 303-556-3680.
How much is tuition?
Tuition can vary from semester to semester. For the most current tuition information online, go to the Tuition and Fees page.
Tuition information is also included in the printed Class Schedule, or you may call the Office of the Registrar at 303-556-3680.
How do I request a transcript?
Instructions for ordering transcripts are found here on the Office of the Registrar's website.
Does MSU Denver have on-campus housing?
The Auraria campus (home to MSU Denver) is located in the heart of the Denver metropolitan area and has no on-campus housing.
Although the Auraria campus is an urban, commuter campus, many students take advantage of nearby housing. Links to several housing locator services as well as the real estate sections of the two major daily papers serving the Denver metropolitan area can be found on the Housing Resources web page.
How long do I have to live in Colorado to pay in-state tuition?
An in-state student is defined as an individual who has been domiciled (physical presence and intent) in Colorado for the 12 continuous months or more immediately preceding the first day of the semester in which you enroll.
For complete information concerning tuition classification, visit the Colorado Tuition Classifications Petition Process page
Is Health Insurance required of students?
All students taking 10 credit hours (or more) in the Fall and/or Spring semester and those taking 8 credit hours (or more) in the Summer semester are required to participate in the University-sponsored health insurance plan and are assessed this charge automatically on their tuition bill. Students having proof of outside health insurance coverage (that meets or exceeds the University's comparability standards) can waive this charge IF THEY SUBMIT A WAIVER BY THE PUBLISHED WAIVER DEADLINE.
Where do I get my student ID/bus pass?
You can get a new student ID in the Commuter Resource Center, Tivoli Student Union, room 269. The cost for a new ID is $10, and your ID doubles as an RTD Bus pass. Click here for more ID and RTD Bus pass information.
How do I find out what books I need?
To find the required text for a particular class, you can visit The Auraria Book Center web site at http://www.aurariabooks.com/. From this site you can search for textbooks by term, department, course and section.
The final word in textbook requirements is with the individual instructor. Contact your major department for more information.
How do I find my instructors e-mail address/phone number?
Faculty and staff contact information can be found using the Search/Directory page on the MSU Denver web site. From this page you may search an online faculty directory by last name, first name or by any part of the name you can recall.
It is possible that some faculty information is not available from this directory. If you cannot find the faculty or staff contact information you are looking for on the Search/Directory page, contact the academic department for which the instructor teaches, directly.
Where can I find the finals schedule?
The finals schedule can be found at the following URL, http://www.msudenver.edu/cgi-bin/finalschd/finals.cgi.
You can access this page from our home page www.msudenver.edu by clicking on either the "Academics" or "For Students" link. On the subsequent page under the heading titled "Schedules & Calendars" is a link to the "Final Exam Schedule".