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Evening Credit Format

Evening credit courses give you more learning options during the fall and spring semesters. 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

You can also call us at 303-492-5148 or email us at ceadvise@colorado.edu.

Evening Credit Course Availability

Evening Credit courses are offered only during the fall and spring semesters. If you are interested in taking courses during the summer, please visit the Summer Session website to learn more.

Eligibility to Enroll in Credit Courses

You need a high school diploma or high school equivalency diploma 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. Learn how to term activate yourself.

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 fillable 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 fillable 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 less than 12 months has passed since you last enrolled as a nondegree student at CU Boulder, you must term activate yourself before you may enroll in classes. In order to self-term activate:

  1. Log in to MyCUInfo.
  2. On the Academics/Schedule tab, select Your Enrollment Dates.
  3. Select term information at the bottom of the page.
  4. Click Activate new term for enrollment.
  5. Check CU Boulder, then select Continue.
  6. Select the term you want to activate. Select Continue.
  7. You are now term-activated. You will need to term-activate every semester as long as you are a nondegree student.

If more than 12 months has passed since you were enrolled as a nondegree student at CU Boulder, please complete and submit the Online Enrollment Application or download the fillable 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.

Evening Credit Academic Calendar

Fall 2017

Full Session (14 weeks)
Full Session Classes Begin Sept 5
Add/Waitlist Deadline Sept 12
Deadline to Request Pass/Fail or Drop, 100% Tuition Adjustment* Sept 19
Tuition Due Sept 5
Deadline to Withdraw**, 60% Tuition Adjustment* Oct 3
Deadline to Withdraw**, 40% Tuition Adjustment* Oct 17
Deadline to Withdraw** without Instructor Signature, No Refund Nov 9
Course Ends Dec 14
10-week Session
10-week Classes Begin Sept 11
Add/Waitlist Deadline Sept 18
Deadline to Request Pass/Fail or Drop, 100% Tuition Adjustment* Sept 25
Tuition Due Sept 5
Deadline to Withdraw**, 60% Tuition Adjustment* Oct 2
Deadline to Withdraw**, 40% Tuition Adjustment* Oct 9
Deadline to Withdraw** without Instructor Signature, No Refund Oct 27
Course Ends Nov 16

Spring 2018

Full Session (14 weeks)
Full Session Classes Begin Jan 22
Add/Waitlist Deadline Jan 29
Deadline to Request Pass/Fail or Drop, 100% Tuition Adjustment* Feb 5
Tuition Due Feb 5
Deadline to Withdraw**, 60% Tuition Adjustment* Feb 19
Deadline to Withdraw**, 40% Tuition Adjustment* Mar 5
Deadline to Withdraw** without Instructor Signature, No Refund April 9
Course Ends May 3
10-week Session
10-week Classes Begin Feb 5
Add/Waitlist Deadline Feb 12
Deadline to Request Pass/Fail or Drop, 100% Tuition Adjustment* Feb 19
Tuition Due Feb 5
Deadline to Withdraw**, 60% Tuition Adjustment* Feb 26
Deadline to Withdraw**, 40% Tuition Adjustment* Mar 5
Deadline to Withdraw** without Instructor Signature, No Refund Mar 23
Course End April 19

* 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.

Continuing Education Important Dates

Fall 2017

Apr 3 Fall Enrollment Begins
Aug 28 Self-paced Online Course Enrollment Begins
Aug 28 Main Campus Classes Begin
Sept 4 Labor Day (University Closed)
Sept 5 Continuing Education Full Session and Session 1 Classes Begin
Sept 5 Fall Tuition Due
Sept 15 Nontraditional Student Scholarship Deadline
Oct 27 Fee Waiver Petition Due
Nov 20-24 Fall Break (No classes)
Dec 15 Continuing Education Full Session and Session 2 Classes End

Spring 2018

Oct 30 Spring Enrollment Begins
Dec 25 Self-paced Online Course Enrollment Begins
Jan 15 Martin Luther King Day (University Closed)
Jan 16 Main Campus Classes Begin
Jan 22 Continuing Education Full Session and Session 1 Classes Begin
Jan 26 Nontraditional Student Scholarship Deadline
Feb 5 Spring Tuition Due
Feb 23 Fee Waiver Petition Due
Mar 26-30 Spring Break (No classes)
May 4 Continuing Education Full Session Classes End

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

Fall 2017 and Spring 2018
Credit Hours In-State Out-of-State
1 $385 $1,246
2 $770 $2,492
3 $1,155 $3,738
4(+) $1,540 $17,191
5 $1,925
6 $2,310
7 $2,695
8 $3,080
9 $3,465
10 $3,850
11 $4,235
12 $4,620
13 $5,005
14+ $5,390

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.

MSOL Program

Fees associated with the Master of Science in Organizational Leadership program are outlined in detail on the MSOL Program Tuition Rates & Fees page. These fees cannot be waived.

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.

Call 303-492-2212 for more information or complete the student fee package request form. Please see the Fees section below for the current cost of the student fee package before submitting your request.

Payment is required at the time the student fee package 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.

Fees for Fall 2017 and Spring 2018

The 2017-2018 cost is $492.44 per semester and includes the Student Activity Fee, Student Bus and Bikes Program, and access to the Student Recreation Center. Students can elect to pay an additional $28.50 to support intercollegiate athletics.

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

Continuing Education offers the following discounts to University of Colorado staff.

Class Discounts

Current and retired staff from any of the CU campuses, including the CU System, are eligible for tuition discounts for classes offered through the following programs:

• 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 and courses within the MSOL Program.

University of Colorado faculty, staff, professional researchers must be employed at least half-time and are required to provide a printed copy of their “job list” from Peoplesoft or some equivalent form of documentation when requesting a discount.

Degree Discount

The Master of Science in Organizational Leadership program offers a 40% tuition discount to permanent, full-time staff of CU Boulder. Contact us for more information.


Alumni Discounts

Alumni Association members receive a 10% discount off in-state tuition for one Continuing Education course (excluding the MSOL Program). 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.

Nondegree Student Scholarships

Continuing Education offers scholarships for nondegree students.

Application and Award Process

  • Submit the appropriate application along with a minimum-250 word essay addressing your past educational history, your future goals, and the way in which the scholarship will assist you in meeting those goals.
  • The award amount is based on available funding and a competitive essay review.
  • Awardees will be notified via the email given on the application.

If you have any questions or are unable to log into the appropriate application form, please contact us at ceadvise@colorado.edu.

Nontraditional Student Fall & Spring Scholarships

Eligibility

  • Must be a nondegree-seeking student (not formally admitted to a CU degree program)
  • Must be enrolled in courses for credit offered via ACCESS, Boulder Evening Credit, Online Credit, the International English Center, or Applied Music
  • Must be 22 years or older

Scholarship Details

  • The maximum award for the scholarship is 80% of the tuition rate of a three-credit course, with a maximum of $1,000.
  • Students may be awarded a Continuing Education scholarship only once during their time as a nondegree student.

The fall 2017 application deadline is September 8, 2017.

The spring 2018 application deadline is January 26, 2018.

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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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8:00am to 5:00pm

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University of Colorado Boulder
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Boulder, Colorado
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