career services August 22, 2016

Get the Most Out of Career Services and Jumpstart Your Future

There are many resources available to you on campus, one of which is Career Services. While it is easy to dismiss the career center’s function until you’re ready to graduate, don’t do so so fast! The career center offers resources to help you throughout your college experience, starting freshmen year. Exploring Majors and Careers – Your experience with the career center doesn’t have to wait until you’re ready to graduate; it can help you to determine the major and career that’s right for you by providing assessments and counseling. Networking – “Who you know” is still relevant in the career … Read More

schedule to graduate August 15, 2016

Optimizing Your Class Schedule to Graduate on Time

Graduating on time requires a game plan from day one. Not all students are alike – you’ll most likely work at a different pace than some of your peers and be interested in different classes – but planning ahead will ensure that your personal strategy will get you to the finish line in the same amount of time. First and foremost, check to see if you can apply high school classes or other college classes for credit towards your degree. Your advisor can help you out, sometimes even before classes start freshmen year. Knowing that you can earn credit for … Read More

transfer student August 8, 2016

5 Steps to a Smooth University Transfer

Not every college student transfers schools, but at CU Denver, transfer students are in good company. They make up half of the incoming class. Transfer students to CU Denver are similar to the overall student body – diverse, often non-traditional, and goal-oriented. Looking to be a part of the community? Here are 5 things to keep in mind when transferring: Know What Your Goals are in Transferring – Are you interested in a 4 year degree rather than a 2 year? Is the major you’re looking for not offered at your current school? Would you rather go to school in … Read More

Denver July 18, 2016

How to Make the Most of Your Time in Denver

Once you’ve scheduled a visit to our campus, you should take advantage of your time in downtown Denver! As a growing city, Denver has a lot to offer for a day, a weekend or longer. To truly understand what being a student at the University of Colorado Denver is like, you need to experience the city at some of these locations! The Denver Art Museum The Denver Art Museum is home to their world famous American Indian art collection as well as art from around the world. Admission is free on the first Saturday of every month. Denver Union Station … Read More