student loans are a common type of financial assistance. The
Federal Direct loan program is specifically designed to offer
low-interest (and in some cases, no interest) funding to help cover
the costs of education.
Student loans are available to both undergraduate and graduate students.
In some cases, parents may also borrow through the PLUS loan program to pay for your educational
So, you've been accepted for admission to Colorado State University-Pueblo.
Congratulations! Here are some important dates and next steps to
- Return your completed Verification of Information Form, which you
received as part of your admissions packet.
- Complete the FAFSA and Colorado State University-Pueblo scholarship
application by the March 1 priority deadline. If you are admitted
later, still apply for financial aid as soon as possible. You will need
your PID to complete the scholarship form.
Pay $85 enrollment deposit and register for
- Freshmen should complete the Registration Authorization
Form (provided immediately after depositing online and also
e-mailed to deposited students by Admissions).
- Transfer students will receive a Statement of Transfer
Credit and special registration information approximately 2-3
weeks after admission.
- The deposit is NOT required for readmit, guest, or graduate
students and should only be paid for new entering freshmen and
- Attend a Discover Day to experience campus first hand. If you
cannot attend Discover Day, make other plans to visit campus. Contact
the Visitor Center at 719.549.2418 or
register for a tour online.
- Check out our campus Virtual Tour at this
- If you are a Colorado resident, apply for your
College Opportunity Fund (COF) stipend.
- If you want someone other than yourself to have access to your
student records, including your grades and bills, complete a
FERPA form with the Registrar's Office (ADM
- Complete the Proof of Lawful Presence Verification Process in
Admissions (ADM 201), if you have not applied for COF or submitted a
- Submit medical records/immunization forms
to Student Health Services.
- Complete your housing contract in
PAWS and send the deposit by May 15 if you are living on campus.
for ThunderWolf Welcome, which is our required orientation for all
first-year freshmen and transfer students.
- Submit final, official transcripts upon high school graduation or
after completing your last semester at another college. Also, be sure
to submit any official AP/IB scores and transcripts for any concurrent
classwork you completed while in high school.
- If you need special accommodations for a disability, please contact
the Disability Resources and Support Center at 719.549.2648.
- Be sure to check your student PAWS
account for your student bill and related Financial Aid
information, and pay your bill in a timely manner. PAWS allows easy
access to Registration, Transcripts, Billing, Financial Aid, Course
Evaluations, Address updates, Student Employment, Emergency Text, and
- Review the campus calendar for
important dates like the first day of class, tuition payment due dates,
and drop-add deadlines.
- Attend University welcome events, meet new people, and study hard
in your classes.