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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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Pay your enrollment deposit

The $85 deposit reserves your place at CSU-Pueblo.

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    • Paying your deposit reserves your spot at CSU-Pueblo. After submitting your deposit, you will receive a link to the Registration Authorization Form (RAF), which is the first step in creating your schedule. 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.

    • 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 and PIN. Your PID can be found on your acceptance letter, and you initial PIN is your 8-digit date of birth (mmddyyyy).

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Apply for Financial Aid

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

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    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 Campus

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

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    Visit Opportunities

    • Attend one of our Discover Days to meet with current students and faculty, attend a club and organizations fair, tour campus, and enjoy lunch in the Pack Café on us.

    • If you can't make it to Discover Day, you can register for a group or individual tour. Contact our Visitors Center at 719.549.2418 for hours and info.

    • Can't make it to campus? Check out our virtual tour from the comfort of home!

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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

Orientation is required for all new students

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    • Students who will be starting classes in Summer 2020 or Fall 2020 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

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    • 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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Find out what life as a ThunderWolf is all about!

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