The tools on the website below will guide students through the orientation and registration process for all new and returning students. Students will also learn how to access courses on their first day of class.

Mark your calendars

Each summer the Distance Degrees and Programs (DDP) Office hosts our annual live orientation session on the Anschutz Medical Campus! All students are invited to attend and learn more about:

  • Didactic Coursework
  • Experiential Training – Rotations and Credit-by-Challenges
  • Advising Opportunities
  • Tips For Online Student Success/Technology Information
  • Social and Networking

All attendees will also meet faculty, staff, and other students currently enrolled in the NTPD and ITPD Program. More information will be posted as the next session (Summer - Mid-late July - 2024) approaches.

The information located below provides new and returning students with quick links to the resources available as a student of the University of Colorado. Additionally, all admitted students will be provided access to an online Orientation course in Canvas®, our learning management system.

All incoming and returning students must verify they have read and understand the Disability Resources information by submitting the form at the bottom of the page.

DDP Policies and ProceduresThis website page provides the program specific policies and procedures pertaining to all students enrolled in a program administered by the Distance Degrees and Programs Office. 
SSPPS Policies and ProceduresThis website page provides school specific policies and procedures pertaining to all students enrolled in a program offered through the Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, including those programs administered by the Distance Degrees and Programs Office. 
Bookstore (Anschutz Medical Center)The bookstore provides the most complete inventory of medical and scientific books in the Rocky Mountain area.Building 500 1st Floor
Phone: 303-724-2665 (4-BOOK)
Bursar's OfficeThe bursar is responsible for all financial activities related to student billing, tuition collection and institutionally-managed loan programs.Anschutz Medical Campus
Education 2 North
Phone: 303-315-1800
Campus Assessment, Response & Evaluation Team
The Campus Assessment, Response & Evaluation (CARE) Team was created at the University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz campus to address the health and safety needs of students as well as the campus community. The purpose of the team is to assess whether individuals pose a risk to themselves or others and to intervene when necessary, and more generally, to identify and provide assistance to those in need. The team takes a preventative approach to risk assessment by offering resources, referrals, and support to both the individual concerned and those impacted by their behavior.Phone: 303-352-3579
Counseling ServicesWhen students feel they need professional help with issues they are facing, the Anschutz Medical Campus provides a team of providers. Students may visit in person or call directly. The Mental Health / Wellness team is located on the 4th floor of Building 500 in the north wing.

For an appointment

After-hours emergencies

Please call 720-848-0000 and ask for the on-call psychiatrist

CU OnlineComprised of current students, our support team offers extended hours, is versed in Canvas and the other platforms, and can assist you with getting started with your online classes, all part of our vow to help make your experience exceptional.

CU Online Helpdesk
Phone: 303-315-3700

Please check the website for daily and holiday hours

Disability Resources and Services Office

The University of Colorado Denver (UCD) is an educational institution that welcomes and supports a diverse student body. The Disability Resources and Services Office is the designated office that maintains disability-related records, determines eligibility for academic accommodations, determines reasonable accommodations and develops plans for the provision of such accommodations for students attending the university. All incoming students must certify that you have read and understand this information by submitting the form below.

Educational Support ServicesEducational Support Services provides classroom and teaching lab support, classroom computer support, videoconferencing and distributed education info, room scheduling services, test/evaluation processing, DVD/VHS/CD duplication, video production, and locker information.13120 E. 19th Avenue
Education 2 North
Phone: 303-724-8114
Financial Aid OfficeThis is your source for financial aid information scholarship opportunities and student employment details.Education 2 North (Bldg. P-28) 3rd fl. Student Services Area
Phone: 303-724-8039
Health Insurance, Student

The Student Health Insurance (SHI) Plan at the Anschutz Medical Campus is designed to provide students with health care coverage offering a PPO accident and sickness health plan.

Education II North P28-3207
Phone: 303-724-7674
Health Sciences LibraryWith a strong customer service orientation, CU Denver libraries are equipped with the latest in search technology advanced computer resources and top-rated services for the disabled.12950 East Montview Blvd.
Phone: 303-724-2152
Inclusion and OutreachThis office assists faculty, students and staff with educational resource materials and diversity and inclusion training, such as the Undergraduate Pre-Health Program to prepare students to enter the health care profession.
Hours: Monday-Friday | 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Education 2 North 3118
Phone: 303-724-8003
Informational Technology Services

This office offers students support in various areas including operating system troubleshooting, virus and spyware diagnosis and cleaning, setting up and troubleshooting network connections and email, and advice on best practices in maintaining and using your computer.

Laptop Specifications

International Student and Scholar ServicesThis office offers immigration services programming and advising to enhance the experiences of international students.Phone: 303-315-2230
E-mail: ISSS@ucdenver.edu
Ombuds OfficeThe Ombuds Office is a resource available to all faculty, students and staff of the University community to provide informal conflict resolution. The Ombuds Office provides a forum for prompt, impartial and confidential discussion for individuals to review options for informal resolutions of differences. The Ombuds Office does not provide legal services or counseling to anyone.Building 500 7005C
Phone: 303-724-2950
Parking & Transportation ServicesParking operations include but are not limited to the issuance of monthly parking permits collection of revenue from daily parking, issuing parking violations, resolving disputes concerning parking citations and developing parking programs to meet the campus transportation needs. 
Office of the RegistrarPlan your schedule and log on to UCDAccess with web student services that enable you to register for classes, pay your bill and access other education resources.13120 E. 19th Ave.
Phone: 303-724-8059
Sexual Harassment Policy and ProceduresThis policy (1) provides a general definition of sexual harassment and related retaliation; (2) prohibits sexual harassment and related retaliation; and (3) sets out procedures to follow when a member of the University community believes a violation of the policy has occurred. It also is a violation of this policy for anyone acting knowingly or recklessly either to make a false complaint of sexual harassment or to provide false information regarding a complaint. 
Student Assistance OfficeThe Student Assistance Office's mission is to enhance student life at the Anschutz Medical Campus by providing excellence in specific non-academic and academic student services.

Education II North 3rd Floor #3123
Aurora CO 80045
Phone: 303-724-7686

Hours: Monday - Friday | 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

University Police Department

The University Police Department supports the university's research, patient care and education missions by providing for a safe and secure campus environment in which students faculty and staff may work, learn and conduct research.

Police Dispatch: 303-724-4444
Veteran Student ServicesThis office is the initial contact point for eligible veterans and dependent students wishing to seek a post-secondary education or CU Denver students who wish to use Veterans Administration educational benefits. This office assists students with VA paperwork and problems associated with the receipt of VA-related educational benefits. The OVSS maintains proper certification for eligible students to ensure that each student meets VA requirements for attendance course load and content and other regulations necessary to receive educational benefits payments. In addition, the OVSS provides VA vocational rehabilitation, referrals, information on VA tutorial assistance and VA work/study positions for qualified veterans.CU-Denver Building 107A/B
Phone: 303-556-2630
Writing CenterThe CU Denver Writing Center is a free service available to all university students who wish to improve as writers. In the Writing Center, students meet for 50-minute one-on-one appointments with a Professional Writing Consultant to discuss ideas, organization, thesis development, incorporation of sources and grammar, pretty much any aspect of writing. You may work on assignments from any course or subject in the Writing Center. Consultants have a range of writing backgrounds and areas of expertise such as business, history, English, psychology and sociology. Go to clas.ucdenver.edu/writing to learn more and to schedule an appointment.

Writing Center locations include:

Downtown Campus:
North Classroom Building
Room 4014
(303) 556-4845
(303) 352-3651 (fax)

Health Sciences Library
(Anschutz Medical Campus)
Information Commons
Room 1204
(303) 724-4143

Campus Village Apartments
M/T/W: North 3rd Floor Common Room
Sun: 1st Floor Classroom

Online: clas.ucdenver.edu/writing

Note: Hours vary. Please follow the link to the website to check the scheduling system for availability.

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