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If You Are Accepted

If you are accepted, you can expect:

  • To receive an official offer of admission by email that includes:
    • Instructions on how to confirm/decline your acceptance
    • Where to confirm your intent to enroll
    • Instructions about paying the confirmation deposit
    • "Identikey" instructions that will be necessary for using CU-Boulder email and intranet access
  •  International Applicants The Admissions Office will review your file for documentation required for immigration, so be sure you have supplied the necessary materials. If anything is missing, you will receive an official email informing you of what you will need to finalize your admission.
  • Once you submit your intent to enroll, your status is changed to "Confirmed Student."
    • SUBMIT OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPTS
    • You should expect an Incoming Graduate Student email, providing links to helpful transition tips and information.
    • You may wish to carefully review the information for Admitted Students for details on how to prepare for your move to Boulder and the beginning of your graduate career at CU-Boulder.
    •  International Applicants: Confirmed international students will also receive a welcome letter from International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS) that contains great information about coming to both the U.S. and to Boulder, Colorado.
  •  Insurance for Admitted International Students: CU-Boulder required International students to have insurance at all times while in the United States. Since you are required to arrive to the United States before CU-Boulder coverage begins, you must purchase a plan that covers your needs in the meantime. For more information on this process visit the Office of International Students website
Where to Send Your Materials: 

Application Mailing Instructions

Domestic Applicants:

If you are admitted, Official Transcripts will be required. Official Transcripts should be sent directly from your previous institutions either by mail or electronically to gradprocessing@colorado.edu. Transcripts must be official copies and should include ALL post-secondary academic work completed to date, including courses appearing as transfer credit on other transcripts, credits earned in study abroad programs, and courses taken for college credit while in high school. Copies of transcripts mailed in unsealed envelopes and sent directly by applicants are NOT official transcripts. Do not submit these documents until after an offer of admission has been made.

For standard international mail or mail within the US, including USPS Priority and Express:

Graduate Admissions
University of Colorado Boulder
3100 Marine Street, Suite A122
553 UCB
Boulder, CO 80309-0553 USA

For overnight or express mail (DHL, FEDEX, UPS):

Graduate Admissions             
University of Colorado Boulder                     
3100 Marine Street , Bldg RL3, Suite A122
553 UCB
Boulder, CO 80303-1058 USA                                                                                                                              
Phone:  (303) 492-6301
  

All International Applicants

If you are admitted, Official Transcripts will be required. Official Transcripts should be sent directly from your previous institutions either by mail or electronically to intlgrad@colorado.edu. Transcripts must be official copies and should include ALL post-secondary academic work completed to date, including courses appearing as transfer credit on other transcripts, credits earned in study abroad programs, and courses taken for college credit while in high school. Copies of transcripts mailed in unsealed envelopes and sent directly by applicants are NOT official transcripts. Do not submit these documents until after an offer of admission has been made.

For standard international mail or mail within the US, including USPS Priority and Express:

Office of Admissions/International
University of Colorado Boulder
3100 Marine Street, Suite A122
65 UCB
Boulder, CO 80309-0065 USA

Overnight/Express Mailing Address (DHL, UPS, FedEx)          

Office of Admissions/International               
University of Colorado Boulder                     
3100 Marine Street, Bldg RL3, Suite A122
65 UCB
Boulder, CO 80303-1058 USA

Phone: (303) 492-6301