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  • COVID-19 Update: Campus open to public Monday through Friday, 9AM-12PM and 2PM-5PM.

     

    As of July 6, campus services are available in person and in remote format. Visitors must follow the signs to health screening upon arrival.

Exceptions and Special Programs

In addition to the exceptions listed below, some students may be eligible for special tuition programs. Requirements and important additional information about these programs may be found in the sidebar.

Exceptions to One-Year Domicile Requirement

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    Four-Year Rule

    If you are not a qualified individual and your parents had Colorado domicile for four or more years and then moved to another state after you completed your junior year of high school and you enroll at a Colorado public college or university within three years and six months after your parents left Colorado you may be eligible for Colorado residency. Please contact the Office of Admissions for the appropriate form and documentation that will need to be submitted prior to the first day of your first semester.

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    Economic Incentive Program

    Employees whose employer moved their company operations to Colorado as a result of receiving an incentive from the Colorado Office of Economic Development are eligible for Colorado residency for tuition purposes. The employee must have been employed by the employer prior to the relocation and show they have established domicile in Colorado. Please contact the Office of Admissions for the appropriate form and documentation that will need to be submitted prior to the first day of your first semester.

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    New Faculty at a State-Supported College

    The dependent child of a new faculty member (but NOT the faculty member or the spouse) at a state-supported institution of higher education is eligible for Colorado residency for tuition purposes. A faculty member is defined as academic faculty with regular and special appointments of 50% time or greater. Adjunct faculty and Administrative Professionals are not eligible. A dependent child is an unmarried undergraduate student and under the age of 23 on or before the first day of class. Please contact the Office of Admissions for the appropriate form and documentation that will need to be submitted prior to the first day of your first semester.

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    Attended Colorado High School for Three Years

    A student who meets the below criteria is eligible for in-state tuition classification. This includes U.S. Citizens, permanent residents and students without lawful immigration status. A student can qualify for resident tuition regardless of emancipation, parent domicile or parent citizenship. 

    • Enrolled for at least three years at a public/private Colorado high school immediately preceding graduation or earning a GED
    • Admission into Colorado institution of higher education/attends a reciprocal program within 12 months of high school graduation or earning a GED
    • Students without lawful immigration status are required to submit an affidavit (onetime on the COF website) stating that the student has applied for lawful presence or will apply as soon as he or she is eligible to do so. Once you have been admitted to CSU-Pueblo and have completed the COF affidavit please contact the Office of Admissions.

    Students who graduated from a Colorado high school or completed GED prior to September 1, 2013 and were not admitted into a Colorado university or college within 12 months of graduation but meet ALL other eligibility criteria may qualify for in-sate tuition by providing documentation to the school proving that the student has been physically present in Colorado for eighteen months prior to enrolling. Please contact the Office of Admissions if you have questions.

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    Colorado Employment and relocation by parents of dependent student

    Granting in-state student status to a child who moves to Colorado during the child’s senior year of high school as the result of the child’s parent or legal guardian taking a job in the state that requires relocating to Colorado.

    • Child’s parent or legal guardian moved their family to CO for the purpose of accepting a job in the state during the child’s senior year of high school.
    • Child moved with their parent or legal guardian to CO during the child’s senior yr of high school and they graduated from a CO public high school.
    • Must be a legal resident of the US.

    Please contact the Office of Admissions for the appropriate form and documentation that will need to be submitted prior to the first day of your first semester.

Shot of three students in online, in person, and hybrid learning formats.

Get Ready for Fall 2020

Cross-campus plans have been developed that allow for in-person, hybrid, and online class experiences that will help you to tailor your schedule in a flexible way that meets your personal needs.

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