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As a prospective or continuing student at the University of Colorado Boulder, you have a right to certain information that the university is required by law to provide. Much of that information is safety related or financial in nature, but other broad categories are included such as graduation rates, athletics, and the various costs associated with attending CU-Boulder.
Current federal regulations require that institutions of higher education disclose such information and make it readily available to current and prospective students. A new provision in the Higher Education Amendments of 1998 requires institutions to provide a list of the information to which students are entitled with instructions on how they may obtain it.
The university's catalog site contains a summary of current campus offerings, policies and requirements; descriptions of colleges, schools and individual departments; and degree requirements, course descriptions and faculty listings. View the main catalog archive, or other university catalogs such as continuing education and law.
Office of the Registrarregistrar@colorado.edu
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The University of Colorado Boulder is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association. In addition, some individual colleges, schools and departments are accredited by various professional organizations that provide specific guidelines to which the curricula in these disciplines must conform. You can view information about accreditation of individual programs. See also www.colorado.edu/catalog and www.colorado.edu/accreditation.
Office of the ChancellorChancellor@colorado.edu
University Administrative Center, 914 Broadway
This site provides comprehensive information on CU-Boulder alcohol and drug policies, prevention of drug and alcohol abuse, educational and counseling programs, and links to related sites.
Office of the Assistant Vice Chancellor for Health and Wellness
Review the CU-Boulder Security Policies, Crime Statistics and Annual Security and Fire Safety report, submitted annually to the U.S. Department of Education, or the daily crime log.
University of Colorado-Boulder Police Department
1050 Regent Drive
This site provides information for students, alumni, families, faculty and staff on career development, internship, and post-graduate employment. The website also includes a comprehensive events calendar as well as access to Career Buffs, the online recruiting system for jobs and on-campus interviewing.
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This site provides comprehensive information about the use of copyrighted materials. It includes links to campus policy on file sharing and other copyright resources for students.
View the estimated costs associated with attending CU-Boulder, including tuition and mandatory fees, on-campus room and board, and books and supplies. Transportation, personal and medical cost estimates are traditionally considered part of the cost of attendance for financial aid purposes. View estimated student budgets for financial aid.
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Disability Services ensures that students with disabilities receive reasonable accommodations and services to participate fully in the academic environment. Disability Services expects and coaches the campus community to embrace and embody a fully accessible and culturally sensitive campus.
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Information on the types of financial aid available, how to apply, how it is applied to your bill, and more is available at www.colorado.edu/financialaid. Students who receive any form of financial aid, have certain rights and responsibilities.
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Information about the university's fire safety systems, procedures, and policies, is available in the annual Security & Fire Safety Report, as are data about fires that have occurred in on-campus housing since 2006.
The Office of Planning, Budget and Analysis maintains a myriad of statistical information about a broad range of subjects.
Planning, Budget, and Analysisir@colorado.edu
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In compliance with U.S. Department of Education requirements, data on athletic program participation rates and financial support may be found at this site.
Dal Ward Center
The Net Price Calculator is an on-line tool to help prospective students and their parents estimate the cost of attending CU-Boulder. It provides an estimate of typical expenses for a first-time, full-time undergraduate student to attend CU-Boulder and an estimate of financial aid that the student may be eligible to receive from the university.
The Office of Institutional Research and Analysis administers the Alumni Survey every four years. Reported data include information about students' after-graduation employment, the types of jobs they have, and their pursuit of graduate and professional education. The Office also asks seniors each year about their immediate, post-graduation employment and further education plans, in the "Seniors’ Future Plans" survey; those results are reported by college and by major.
This site explains your rights with respect to your educational record as outlined in the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA).
This page includes what you'll need to know if you need or want to withdraw from the university, including information about deadlines, policies and refund assessment schedules. The financial aid withdrawal policy can be found at www.colorado.edu/finaid/withdrawal.html.
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This document contains the Colorado Law on Student Riots - CRS 23-5-124. Please see Student Conduct Policies and Procedures (PDF), Appendix 4:Colorado Law Regarding Riots.
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The Student Life Experience
CU-Boulder has about 476 academic, social, religious, recreational, and political student clubs and more than 30 collegiate club sports.
Student Organizations Finance Officesofo@colorado.edu
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Information about student body diversity is available from the National Center for Education Statistics and from CU-Boulder’s Planning, Budget and Analysis website, which includes data on the percentages of enrolled students who are male, female, members of different ethnic and racial groups, and Federal Pell Grant recipients.
Go to this site for annual Title II institutional reports submitted to the state of Colorado to fulfill requirements of the Higher Education Act. Reports include program requirements, goals, enrollment data, program completion data, compliance information, assessment rates (i.e., numbers of students taking and passing teacher certification/licensure tests), and accreditation information.
School of Educationedadvise@colorado.edu
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Textbook information is available to students in the MyCUInfo portal when they access their class schedules. Information includes ISBN number and price of required and recommended textbooks.
We also sell textbooks at the CU Bookstoreassist@cubookstore.com
View important information on transfer admission, including the undergraduate transfer credit policy, transfer credit guidelines, and course equivalency guides for Colorado two-year institutions.
Under the statewide guaranteed transfer program, up to 35-37 credits of successfully (C- or better) completed course work will automatically transfer and apply toward graduation requirements at the receiving institution.
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Information about proportions of new freshmen and new transfers who transfer to and complete their undergraduate education at another higher education institution is available as part of the CU-Boulder College Portrait.
Colorado State Law requires freshman, transfer and graduate students to submit proof of certain vaccinations. Refer to this site for details.
Wardenberg Health Centerimmunizations@colorado.edu
1900 Wardenburg Drive
Visit CU-Boulder: Voting for information on how to exercise your right to vote while you are attending CU-Boulder.
For additional information on voting, voter registration, and your rights as a voter, please see Office of the Registrar: Voter Registration Requirements.
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