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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.

In addition, some courses at CU–including mathematics, engineering, language and all graduate-level courses–may be restricted. Proof of completed prerequisites or departmental permission may be required to enroll. Contact an academic advisor with any questions you have about the course(s) you intend to take.

Schedule an appointment with an advisor.

Students with University of Colorado with service indicators (financial, academic, student conduct, etc.) may not be eligible to enroll. Students should contact a Continuing Education academic advisor with questions about academic probation/suspension/dismissal from the Boulder campus. More 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

Former Degree 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.

Former Nondegree Students

If you were a nondegree student while you were previously taking courses at CU-Boulder, complete and submit the Online Enrollment Application or 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

Fall 2015

March 30 Fall Enrollment Begins
Aug 24 Self-paced Online Course Enrollment Begins
Aug 24 Main Campus Classes Begin
Aug 28 Nontraditional Student Scholarship Deadline
Aug 31 Continuing Education Classes Begin
Sept 7 Labor Day Holiday (University Closed)
Sept 25 Fall Tuition Due
Nov 23-25 Fall Break (No classes)
Nov 26-27 Thanksgiving Holiday (University Closed)
Dec 19 Commencement

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Summer 2015

March 9 Summer Enrollment Begins
May 11 Self-paced Online Course Enrollment Begins
May 11 Main Campus Classes Begin
May 15 Nontraditional Student Scholarship Deadline
May 25 Memorial Day Holiday (University Closed)
June 2 Continuing Education Classes Begin
June 5 Summer Tuition Due
July 3 Independence Day Holiday (University Closed)
Aug 20 Commencement
No Summer Ceremony. Official summer graduation date is Aug. 20.

Evening Credit Academic Calendar

Fall 2015

Full Session (14 weeks)
Aug 31 Full Session Classes Begin
Sept 8 Add/Waitlist Deadline
Sept 15 Deadline to Request Pass/Fail or Drop, 100% Tuition Adjustment*
Sept 25 Tuition Due
Sept 29 Deadline to Withdraw**, 60% Tuition Adjustment*
Oct 13 Deadline to Withdraw**, 40% Tuition Adjustment*
Nov 5 Deadline to Withdraw** without Instructor Signature, No Refund
Dec 7 Deadline to Add With Instructor’s Signature
Dec 7-10 Course Ends
10-week Session
Sept 14 10-week Classes Begin
Sept 21 Add/Waitlist Deadline
Sept 28 Deadline to Request Pass/Fail or Drop, 100% Tuition Adjustment*
Sept 25 Tuition Due
Oct 5 Deadline to Withdraw**, 60% Tuition Adjustment*
Oct 12 Deadline to Withdraw**, 40% Tuition Adjustment*
Oct 30 Deadline to Withdraw** without Instructor Signature, No Refund
Nov 16 Deadline to Add With Instructor’s Signature
Nov 16-19 Course End
Session 1 (7 weeks)
Aug 31 Session 1 Classes Begin
Sept 2 Add/Waitlist Deadline
Sept 8 Deadline to Request Pass/Fail or Drop, 100% Tuition Adjustment*
Sept 25 Tuition Due
Sept 15 Deadline to Withdraw**, 60% Tuition Adjustment*
Sept 22 Deadline to Withdraw**, 40% Tuition Adjustment*
Oct 2 Deadline to Withdraw** without Instructor Signature, No Refund
Oct 12 Deadline to Add With Instructor’s Signature
Oct 14-15 Course Ends
Session 2 (7 weeks)
Oct 19 Session 2 Classes Begin
Oct 21 Add/Waitlist Deadline
Oct 26 Deadline to Request Pass/Fail or Drop, 100% Tuition Adjustment*
Nov 5 Tuition Due
Nov 2 Deadline to Withdraw**, 60% Tuition Adjustment*
Nov 9 Deadline to Withdraw**, 40% Tuition Adjustment*
Nov 20 Deadline to Withdraw** without Instructor Signature, No Refund
Dec 7 Deadline to Add With Instructor’s Signature
Dec 9-10 Course Ends

* Students may be eligible for a possible tuition adjustment or refund.

** 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.

Click below to view the Evening Credit Academic Calendar for Summer 2015

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Summer 2015

Full Session (10 weeks)
June 1 Full Session Classes Begin
June 10 Add/Waitlist Deadline
June 10 Deadline to Request Pass/Fail or Drop, 100% Tuition Adjustment*
June 5 Tuition Due
June 17 Deadline to Withdraw**, 60% Tuition Adjustment*
June 24 Deadline to Withdraw**, 40% Tuition Adjustment*
June 27 Deadline to Withdraw** without Instructor Signature, No Refund
Aug 4 Deadline to Add With Instructor’s Signature
Aug 7 Course Ends
8-week Session
June 1 8-week Classes Begin
June 8 Add/Waitlist Deadline
June 8 Deadline to Request Pass/Fail or Drop, 100% Tuition Adjustment*
June 5 Tuition Due
June 15 Deadline to Withdraw**, 60% Tuition Adjustment*
June 18 Deadline to Withdraw**, 40% Tuition Adjustment*
July 2 Deadline to Withdraw** without Instructor Signature, No Refund
July 21 Deadline to Add With Instructor’s Signature
July 24 Course End
Session 1 (5 weeks)
June 1 Session 1 Classes Begin
June 4 Add/Waitlist Deadline
June 4 Deadline to Request Pass/Fail or Drop, 100% Tuition Adjustment*
June 5 Tuition Due
June 11 Deadline to Withdraw**, 60% Tuition Adjustment*
June 18 Deadline to Withdraw**, 40% Tuition Adjustment*
June 19 Deadline to Withdraw** without Instructor Signature, No Refund
June 29 Deadline to Add With Instructor’s Signature
July 3 Course Ends
Session 2 (5 weeks)
July 7 Session 2 Classes Begin
July 10 Add/Waitlist Deadline
July 10 Deadline to Request Pass/Fail or Drop, 100% Tuition Adjustment*
July 5 Tuition Due
July 17 Deadline to Withdraw**, 60% Tuition Adjustment*
July 24 Deadline to Withdraw**, 40% Tuition Adjustment*
July 27 Deadline to Withdraw** without Instructor Signature, No Refund
Aug 4 Deadline to Add With Instructor’s Signature
Aug 3-7 Course Ends

Evening Credit Tuition Rates

Evening Credit tuition is determined by your residency and assessed in addition to any tuition paid on campus.

However, the in-state tuition rate for Evening Credit is charged when a nonresident degree student pays full CU-Boulder out-of-state tuition and also enrolls in additional Evening Credit courses.

Undergraduate Tuition

Summer 2015 Fall 2015-Spring 2016
Credit Hours In-State Out-of-State Credit Hours In-State Out-of-State
1 $290 $1,138 1 $300 $1,172
2 $580 $2,276 2 $600 $2,344
3 $870 $3,414 3 $900 $3,516
4(+) $1,160 $4,552 4(+) $1,200 $16,173
5 $1,450 $5,690 5 $1,500
6 $1,740 $6,828 6 $1,800
7 $2,030 $7,966 7 $2,100
8 $2,320 $9,104 8 $2,400
9 $2,610 $10,242 9 $2,700
10 $2,900 $11,380 10 $3,000
11 $3,190 $12,518 11 $3,300
12 $3,480 $13,656 12 $3,600
13 $3,770 $14,794 13 $3,900
14+ $4,060 $15,705 14+ $4,200

The Board of Regents reserves the right to change the tuition and fee rates at any time.

Tuition Policy

You will be billed for your Continuing Education registration. Bills are available through MyCUInfo. A 1% service charge is added to an unpaid balance after the tuition due date, and a financial stop is placed on your student record. All tuition and refund determinations are subject to audit.

Current CU-Boulder Students:

Nondegree students:

  • Evening, Online, and Applied Music tuition is charged in addition to ACCESS rates when enrolled in both programs concurrently.

Residency

If you have lived in Colorado for the past 12 months, you may be eligible for in-state tuition rates. To learn more or provide documentation of residency, contact our classification coordinator at 303-492-5148.

Student Fees

ACCESS and Summer Session

Any student enrolled in the ACCESS program or Summer Session as a nondegree student will be assessed full mandatory fees per the campus fee schedule. These fees give students access to the RTD bus system and other campus services.

Evening and Online Credit

Denver-metro area Continuing Education students who are enrolled in Evening or Online Credit courses may elect to purchase an optional student fee packages to obtain additional resources. Main campus students who enroll in Evening and Online Credit courses do not need to opt in or pay additional fees.

To purchase a student fee package email cebursar@colorado.edu or visit Continuing Education 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.

Fall and Spring Semesters

The 2015-2016 cost is $489.37 per semester and includes the Student Activity Fee, an RTD bus pass, and access to the Student Recreation Center. Students can elect to pay an additional $28.50 to support intercollegiate athletics.

Summer Semester

The Summer 2015 rates are based on the term in which you are enrolled and include the Student Activity Fee, Student Recreation Center Fee, and RTD bus pass.

Five-week terms: $212.98
Seven and eight-week terms: $289.76
Ten-week term: $340.96

Course Fees

Additional mandatory fees associated with courses may apply. Course fees are used to help offset the higher costs of specialized supplies, equipment, and materials. Note: You are encouraged to pay the entire amount owed to Continuing Education promptly. All tuition and refund/adjustment assessments are subject to audit/adjustment.

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 one 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 maximum award for this scholarship is $850 or 80% of the cost of one course. The award amount is based on available funding and a competitive essay review. The fall 2015 application deadline is August 28, 2015.

Eligible students must be:

  1. Nondegree seeking (not formally admitted to a CU degree program)
  2. Age 22+
  3. Enrolled in courses offered via ACCESS, Boulder Evening Credit, Online Credit, the International English Center, Applied Music, or Career Explorations.

Note: Nondegree students enrolled in Summer Session courses are eligible for a maximum award of $500. Students enrolled in Evening MBA, Engineering Anywhere, Ads A2B, and CUBIC are ineligible for this scholarship.

Student Rights and Responsibilities

Continuing Education programs and courses are bound by Division of Continuing Education and University of Colorado Boulder rules and regulations. Continuing Education follows the academic polices and practices of the College of Arts and Sciences unless otherwise noted. University policies are available on the CU-Boulder Policies page.

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