$40 per credit hour the 2020-21 academic year

For information about the College Opportunity Fund (COF), visit the Office of the Registrar. If you are an undergraduate paying in-state tuition and you do not see COF on your bill, make sure you applied for and authorized the stipend.

How to Apply & Authorize COF

  1. Apply once in your lifetime at College Assist.
  2. Once you've applied, it will take 2–7 days before you can complete the next step (authorization of the stipend to your bursar account).
  3. Log in to Buff Portal (buffportal.colorado.edu).
  4. Search for "cof" or "college opportunity fund" in the Buff Portal search bar. Click "College Opportunity Fund (COF)."
  5. Click "View your COF status."
  6. Click "Authorize" and click "Submit."
  7. Click "Confirm." The stipend will appear on your student account in 24-48 hours.

Step-by-Step Instructions for COF