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Recently Admitted Students

Get ready to back the pack at csu-pueblo!

Welcome to the Pack!

Congratulations on your acceptance to CSU Pueblo. This page contains resources to help you on the road to enrollment.

If you have any questions, don't hesitate to reach out to your admissions counselor - we're here to help!

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Tell us you're coming!

Confirm your intention to enroll and start your life changing journey.


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    • Students can confirm their enrollment after they've been accepted and received their decision letter.

    • You can view your decision letter and confirm at any time on your application status page.

    • As soon as they've confirmed, new freshmen and transfer students can deposit!

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Pay your enrollment deposit

The $85 deposit reserves your place at CSU Pueblo.


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    • After submitting your deposit, you will receive a link to the Registration Authorization Form (RAF), which is the first step in signing up for classes. You should complete your RAF as quickly as possible, and your advisor will contact you after it is received to help you arrange your schedule. Visit the Center for Academic Enrichment for more information.

    • The deposit is NOT required for readmit, guest, or graduate students and should only be paid for new entering freshmen and transfers.
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Set up your PAWS account

It's your one-stop spot for all your student information!


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    • PAWS allows easy access to registration, financial aid, billing, transcripts, address updates, emergency text registration, and more.

    • New users are required to enter a PID (for Spring 2021 and Summer 2021 students) or a NetID (for Fall 2021 students)* and PIN. Your PID/NetID can be found on your acceptance letter, and you initial PIN is your 8-digit date of birth (mmddyyyy).

    *Please note students are currently experiencing technical difficulties setting up their NetID. We are aware of the issue and are working to resolve it as quickly as possible. Thank you for your patience!

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Apply for Financial Aid

The priority deadline for all financial aid applications is March 1.


    How to apply

    • Complete the FAFSA by the March 1 priority deadline. If you are admitted later, still apply as soon as possible.

    • Complete the CSU Pueblo Foundation Scholarship Application through your PAWS account. The application has a priority deadline of March 1.

    • If you are a Colorado resident, apply for your College Opportunity Fund (COF) stipend.

    • If you do not plan to submit the FAFSA or apply for COF, complete the Proof of Lawful Presence Verification Process in the Office of Admissions (ADM 201).

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Visit Us!

It's the best way to know if CSU Pueblo is right for you!


    Visit Opportunities


    • Schedule an in-person daily campus or group visit. Masks and social distancing observed!

    • Stroll around campus and peek inside classrooms, the library, and student services with our virtual tour. Can be viewed in 2-D or VR!

    • Visit with us virtually and get answers to all your questions from professors, current students, and more with our virtual visit experiences.

    • Watch in-depth video tours of Crestone and Culebra Residence Halls over at Residence Life and Housing.

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Apply for housing

It's your new home away from home, so make it your own!


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    • You can complete your housing contract and submit the $150 non-refundable application fee in PAWS.

    • Students are required to live on-campus during their first two years after high school graduation, unless they are living with a parent or guardian 50 miles or closer to campus, or meet certain requirements. You can learn more about our housing requirements on Residence Life and Housing's website.

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Register for Orientation

Online orientation is required for all new students. Or, attend an in-person session!


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    • Students who will be starting classes in Spring 2021, Summer 2021, or Fall 2021 are required to complete the Online Orientation Experience.

    • Students, parents, and family members can also attend one of our in-person orientation experiences. See Student Engagement and Leadership's Orientation page for dates and registration.

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Submit required forms

CSU Pueblo requires students to submit forms to various offices before enrolling


    Find your forms here!

    • Return the completed Verification of Information Form you received as part of your acceptance packet. Be sure to double-check all information, including your major and residency information.

    • If your residency information does not appear to be correct, and you have not already done so, you should submit a Residency Information Form.

    • Submit medical records/immunization forms to Student Health Services.

    • If you want someone other than yourself to have access to your student records, including your grades and bills, complete the Student Consent to Release Form.

    If you need special accommodations for a disability, please contact the Disability Resources and Support Center at 719.549.2648.

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Send us your final, official transcripts

Make your admittance official with official transcripts


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    • Transcripts should be submitted upon high school graduation or completion of your last semester at another college.

    • Be sure to also submit any official AP/IB scores and transcripts for any concurrent classwork you completed while in high school.

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Get ready to become a CSU Pueblo ThunderWolf!

Find out what life as a ThunderWolf is all about!

Spring 2022 Registration

Registration Opens October 18, 2021.

To register for Spring 2022 courses, students will need to meet with their academic success coach or faculty mentor, submit proof of vaccination or exemption, and self-register through Banner.

Vaccination Requirement and Exemptions

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The university's COVID-19 Vaccination Policy includes the COVID-19 vaccination unless an exemption is filed.

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