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Evening Credit

Evening Credit Format

Evening credit courses give you more learning options. Evening credits are just like those awarded on main campus. Grades count toward your GPA and your transcript doesn’t distinguish between evening and daytime courses.

Some of our courses are in a unique hybrid format, which consists of course work conducted both online and in the classroom. Please read the course description carefully to determine if your course is a classroom-online hybrid offering. These courses require consistent and dependable Internet access.

Final Exams and Grades for Evening Credit

Final exams are held the last day of the class. Final grades will be available on MyCUInfo approximately 2 weeks after a class ends. If you need an official transcript, visit the registrar’s office website for information.

Parking and Campus Map

Course locations are included in each course description. For information about parking at night at CU-Boulder, see the Parking & Transportation Services website. To find a building, refer to the CU-Boulder campus map.

Financial Aid Advising

Students enrolled in university credit courses through Continuing Education may be eligible for financial assistance. Continuing Education has a financial aid advisor to assist you in exploring all the options available to you, whether you are a degree or nondegree student.

Detailed information about how to receive federal financial aid is available on the CU-Boulder Financial Aid website.

Schedule an appointment with our Financial Aid Advisor.

Email questions to our Financial Aid Advisor at cefinaid@colorado.edu.

Academic Advising

Our academic advisors can help you plan your course of study and your schedule. We help main campus students looking for a way to earn credits and stay on schedule to graduate, former students interested in completing their degrees, new students focused on earning college credits without interrupting work and family schedules, and more.

No matter the situation, we are committed to helping you explore your educational goals.

Schedule an appointment with our Academic Advisors.

Eligibility to Enroll in Credit Courses

You need a high school diploma or GED to enroll in credit courses. If you are under 22 years of age as of Sept. 15 for fall or Jan. 15 for spring and not officially admitted or enrolled in a CU-Boulder degree program, you must meet criteria similar to those of freshmen entering the university. To determine your eligibility to take credit classes, you must meet (by phone or in person) with a Continuing Education academic advisor and provide copies of your high school transcript and SAT or ACT scores. If you are 22 years old or older, bring proof of your high school diploma or GED.

Schedule an appointment with an advisor.

Individuals with University of Colorado service indicators (financial stops) may not enroll. Students on academic probation/suspension/dismissal from the Boulder campus may only enroll in Continuing Education programs approved by their school or college. More about about probation and suspension.

Enrollment for Current Students

If you are currently a degree-seeking student and you have enrolled in a CU-Boulder course within the past 12 months, you are automatically enabled to enroll for Continuing Education courses through MyCUInfo.colorado.edu, the CU-Boulder student portal.

If you are nondegree student, you must use Self Term Activation in MyCUInfo before enrolling or contact our office to be term activated. You can term activate by clicking on “Term Information” in the Student Center once you have logged into MyCUInfo.

Enrollment for New Students

If you are new to CU and have never enrolled in credit courses, complete and submit the Online Enrollment Application for Continuing Education. You can also download the Enrollment Registration PDF and fax, mail, or deliver it in person. You will receive an email confirming receipt of your application.

Note: if you already have a bachelor’s degree and intend to take undergraduate courses, you must choose “Undergraduate” as your status on the application. Otherwise you will be charged the graduate tuition rate and will not be eligible to use the College Opportunity Fund.

If approved, you will receive a student identification number to activate your Identikey and search/enroll in courses via MyCUInfo.

Enrollment for Former CU Students

If more than 12 months has passed since you enrolled in a CU-Boulder course but you were previously admitted to a degree program at CU, download the Enrollment Registration PDF and fax, mail, or deliver it in person. You will receive an email confirming receipt of your application.

If you were a nondegree student while you were previously taking courses at CU-Boulder, complete and submit the Online Admission Application. You can also download the Enrollment Registration PDF and fax, mail, or deliver it in person. You will receive an email confirming receipt of your application.

If approved, you will receive a student identification number to activate your Identikey and search/enroll in courses via MyCUInfo.

MyCUInfo and IdentiKey

MyCUInfo is the online campus portal and an important tool. It gives you access to credit course enrollment, your CU student email account, campus announcements, semester schedule, tuition bill, book lists, clicker registration, posted assignments, your final grades, and more.

You’ll need an Identikey, or a unique username, to log in to and access MyCUInfo. An Identikey allows you to register for CU courses and provides you with access to online services and campus computing facilities. Use your student identification number to activate your IdentiKey at cuidm.colorado.edu.

If you have questions, contact us at ceregistration@colorado.edu or 303-492-5148.

Add, Drop, and Withdrawal Info

Enrolled students must add or drop courses by the dates and deadlines listed in their program’s academic calendar. You may add, drop, or withdraw via MyCUInfo, at our office at 1505 University Avenue, Boulder, or by email at ceregistration@colorado.edu.

If you fail to drop by the deadline you may receive a grade of F and you may be liable for any tuition and fees. You may withdraw from a credit course after the published drop deadline. Withdrawals will result in a W on your academic record.

Continuing Education Important Dates

March 31 Fall Enrollment Begins
Aug. 22, Aug. 25 Nondegree/ACCESS Enrollment
Aug. 25 Main Campus Classes Begin
Sept. 1 Labor Day (University Closed)
Sept. 2 Continuing Education Classes Begin
Sept. 5 Nontraditional Student Scholarship Deadline
Sept. 24 Fall Tuition Due
Nov. 24-28 Fall Break (No Classes)
Nov. 27-28 Thanksgiving Holiday (University Closed)
Dec. 12 Last Day of Classes
Dec. 14-18 Final Exams

Evening Credit Academic Calendar

Fall 2014

Full Session
Sept. 2 Full Session Classes Begin
Sept. 9 Add/Waitlist Deadline
Sept. 12 Petition for In-state Tuition Deadline
Sept. 16 Deadline to Request Pass/Fail or Drop with 100% Refund**
Sept. 24 Tuition Due
Sept. 30 Deadline to Withdraw**, 60% Refund
Oct. 14 Deadline to Withdraw**, 40% Refund
Nov. 7 Deadline to Withdraw** without Instructor Signature, No Refund
Dec. 8 Add a Course with Instructor Signature, Without Petitioning
Dec. 8-11 Final Exams
Dec. 9 Petition^ Documenting Extenuating Circumstances Deadline
10-week Session
Sept. 15 10-week Classes Begin
Sept. 22 Add/Waitlist Deadline
Sept. 24 Tuition Due
Sept. 26 Petition for In-state Tuition Deadline
Sept. 29 Deadline to Request Pass/Fail or Drop with 100% Refund**
Oct. 6 Deadline to Withdraw**, 60% Refund
Oct. 13 Deadline to Withdraw**, 40% Refund
Oct. 31 Deadline to Withdraw** without Instructor Signature, No Refund
Nov. 17 Add a Course with Instructor Signature, Without Petitioning
Nov. 17-20 Final Exams
Nov. 18 Petition^ Documenting Extenuating Circumstances Deadline
Session 1
Sept. 2 Session 1 Classes Begin
Sept. 4 Add/Waitlist Deadline
Sept. 5 Petition for In-state Tuition Deadline
Sept. 9 Deadline to Request Pass/Fail or Drop with 100% Refund**
Sept. 16 Deadline to Withdraw**, 60% Refund
Oct. 23 Deadline to Withdraw**, 40% Refund
Sept. 24 Tuition Due
Oct. 3 Deadline to Withdraw** without Instructor Signature, No Refund
Oct. 13 Add a Course with Instructor Signature, Without Petitioning
Oct. 14 Petition^ Documenting Extenuating Circumstances Deadline
Oct. 15-16 Final Exams
Session 2
Oct. 20 Session 2 Classes Begin
Oct. 23 Add/Waitlist Deadline
Oct. 24 Petition for In-state Tuition Deadline
Oct. 27 Deadline to Request Pass/Fail or Drop with 100% Refund**
Nov. 3 Tuition Due
Nov. 3 Deadline to Withdraw**, 60% Refund
Nov. 10 Deadline to Withdraw**, 40% Refund
Nov. 21 Deadline to Withdraw** without Instructor Signature, No Refund
Dec. 8 Add a Course with Instructor Signature, Without Petitioning
Dec. 9 Petition^ Documenting Extenuating Circumstances Deadline
Dec. 8-11 Final Exams

** Withdraw by 11:59 p.m. online using MyCUInfo or 5 p.m. in person or by email to ceregistration@colorado.edu. A grade of W will appear on your transcript.

^ Petitioning is designed to provide students who experience unavoidable, extenuating circumstances, the opportunity to waive a University policy that, if enforced, would result in unsatisfactory academic progress or financial consequences.

Continuing Education Tuition

Continuing Education tuition is largely dependent on the type of course or program and sometimes your status as a Colorado resident/nonresident or undergraduate/graduate student. Refer to the tuition rate tables for more details. Additional fees may apply, and discounts for University of Colorado faculty, staff, and retirees and Alumni Association members may be eligible.

Note: for CU-Boulder degree students, tuition for Continuing Education courses will be charged in addition to and separate from your main campus tuition.

If you have questions about tuition, contact us at 303-492-2212 or cebursar@colorado.edu.

Continuing Education Tuition Rates

In-State Undergraduate: Fall 2014 and Spring 2015
Credit Hours Evening Credit* Online Credit** Applied Music Individualized
Instruction
1 $290 $366 - $377
2 580 732 $652 754
3 870 1,098 - 1,131
4 1,160 1,464 1,303 1,508
5 1,450 1,830 - 1,885
6 1,740 2,196 - 2,262
7 2,030 2,562 - 2,639
8 2,320 2,928 - 3,016
9 2,610 3,294 - 3,393
10 2,900 3,660 - 3,770
11 3,190 4,026 - 4,147
12 3,480 4,392 - 4,524
13 3,770 4,758 - 4,524
14+ 4,060 5,124*** - 4,524
Out-of-State Undergraduate: Fall 2014 and Spring 2015
Credit Hours Evening Credit* Applied Music Individualized
Instruction
1 $1,138 - $377
2 2,276 $652 754
3 3,414 - 1,131
4+ 15,705 15,705 15,705
In-State Graduate: Fall 2014 and Spring 2015
Credit Hours Online Credit Individualized
Instruction
1 $466 $568
2 932 1,136
3 1,398 1,704
4 1,864 2,272
5 2,330 2,840
6 2,796 3,408
7 3,262 3,976
8 3,728 4,544
9+ 4,194*** 5,112
Out-of-State Graduate: Fall 2014 and Spring 2015
Credit Hours Online Credit Individualized
Instruction
1 $466 $568
2 932 1,136
3 1,398 1,704
4 1,864 6,116
5 2,330 7,645
6 2,796 9,174
7 3,262 10,703
8 3,728 12,232
9+ 4,194*** 13,761

* Evening Credit tuition is charged in addition to ACCESS rates for resident students enrolled in both programs concurrently. The College Opportunity Fund (COF) stipend cannot be applied to Evening Credit courses.

Evening Credit tuition is included as part of ACCESS rates for nonresident students enrolled in 4 or more hours of Evening Credit and ACCESS courses concurrently.

** Undergraduate tuition for Online Credit term-based and self-paced courses is the same for resident and nonresident students.

All tuition is due at time of registration. After the tuition due date, a 1% service charge will be assessed on the unpaid balance, and a financial stop will be placed on your record. All tuition and refund determinations are subject to audit.

*** Tuition for Online Credit term-based and self-paced courses continues to be assessed at the per credit hour rate.

Residency

If you have lived in Colorado for the past 12 months, you may be eligible for in-state tuition rates although you may be asked for documentation. If you are unsure if you qualify as a Colorado resident, please call us at 303-492-5148.

Continuing Education will charge the in-state tuition rate when a nonresident student pays full out-of-state tuition through the Boulder campus and then enrolls for additional courses (Evening Credit fall and spring courses only).

Student Fees

Fall and Spring Semesters

Denver-metro area Continuing Education students who are enrolled in Evening or Online Credit courses may elect to purchase an optional student fee package. The 2014-2015 cost is $498.80 per semester and includes an RTD bus pass and access to the Student Recreation Center. Students can elect to pay an additional $28.50 to support intercollegiate athletics.

Students who choose to purchase a student fee package must email cebursar@colorado.edu or visit us at 1505 University Avenue. Payment is required at the time the student fee packaged is purchased.

In addition, students must also purchase a BuffOne ID card. BuffOne cards can be purchased for $30 in room N180 of the Center for Community (C4C), just east of Regent Hall. Visit www.buffonecard.com for more information.

Summer Semester

Denver-metro area Continuing Education students who are enrolled in Evening or Online Credit courses may elect to purchase an optional student fee package. Student fees are assessed based on the term in which you are enrolled and include the RTD bus pass. The Summer 2014 rates are:

Five-week terms: $202.46
Seven and eight-week terms: $272.94
Ten-week term: $319.93

Students who choose to purchase a student fee package must purchase a BuffOne ID card. BuffOne cards can be purchased for $30 in room N180 of the Center for Community (C4C), just east of Regent Hall. Visit www.buffonecard.com for more information.

Discounts

CU Employee Discounts

University of Colorado faculty, staff, professional researchers, and retirees from any of the CU campuses, including the CU System, are eligible for the following program discounts:

• The International English Center offers a 25% discount.
• The Evening Credit program offers a 50% discount.
• Applied Music and Online Credit programs offer a 20% discount on all courses with the exception of term-based WRTG courses.

Please note that faculty, staff, and professional researchers must be at least half-time and need to provide a printed copy of their “job list” from Peoplesoft or some equivalent form of documentation when requesting a discount.

Alumni Discounts

Alumni Association members receive a 10% discount off in-state tuition for on Continuing Education courses. For more information call 303-492-5148.

Offered in partnership with the University of Colorado’s Alumni Association. Members of the HERD and “New Graduate Members” are not eligible for this discount.

Other Discounts

The International English Center offers a 25% discount for the spouses and children of current degree-seeking students.

Science Discovery offers a 10% discount to the children of CU faculty, staff, and students.

Financial Aid Advising

Students enrolled in university credit courses through Continuing Education may be eligible for financial assistance. Continuing Education has a financial aid advisor to assist you in exploring all the options available to you, whether you are a degree or nondegree student.

Detailed information about how to receive federal financial aid is available on the CU-Boulder Financial Aid website.

Schedule an appointment with our Financial Aid Advisor.

Email questions to our Financial Aid Advisor at cefinaid@colorado.edu.

Nontraditional Student Scholarship

Continuing Education offers a Nontraditional Student Scholarship each semester. The scholarship awards funding toward the cost of one course up to a maximum of $700 and is competitive based on an essay. Nondegree seeking students (students not formally admitted to a CU degree program) age 22+ are eligible to apply. The deadline for submitting the fall application is Sept. 5.

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