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Legal Residents/Visa Holders

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Legal Residents or Visa Holders Qualifications

The qualifications for immigrant or resident alien status are:

  • Individuals who are lawful permanent residents or refugees are eligible to establish domicile for Colorado residency.
  • Individuals who have received their Resident Alien Card are eligible to establish domicile for Colorado residency.
  • Individuals who have not yet received their Resident Alien Card, but have filed the Application for Adjustment of Status, are eligible to establish domicile for Colorado residency. In these cases, the date of this application will be used as the date the petitioner was legally able to establish a domicile in Colorado.

Visa Holders

The qualifications for non-immigrant aliens are:

  • Individuals classified as non-immigrant aliens by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services typically cannot establish domicile for residency purposes unless they are in Colorado for purposes other than education.
  • Visa-holders in the following categories are not eligible to establish Colorado domicile for residency purposes: F-1, F-2, H-3, M-1, M-2.
  • Visa-holders in the following categories are not eligible to establish Colorado domicile for residency purposes if the visa holder is in Colorado primarily to learn: H-4, J-1, J-2.
  • All other categories of visa-holders may be eligible to establish Colorado domicile for residency purposes.

More Information

Please contact the Office of Admissions for additional information and answers to any questions you may have.

Summer 2022

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$500 Scholarship Opportunity

Advising for summer courses is open. New and current students are eligible for a $500 summer scholarship if enrolled in 9 or more summer credits. 

Summer Scholarship Interest Form

Schedule Advising

Registration is Open

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Registration for both summer and fall courses is open for continuing students. Students can register for classes in self-service Banner or reference the following instructions and resources.

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