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College Access – COVID-19 Updates

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DPS Students Can Attend the Community College of Denver this Fall for Free! Apply now: offer ends July 15, 2020

Attention, DPS Class of 2020! We’re excited to share that the Community College of Denver (CCD) is offering free fall tuition and no associated fees for all 2020 DPS grads, including undocumented students. As long as you graduated from a DPS school, and meet the requirements for in-state tuition, you qualify for this offer!

To qualify for this offer, all you need to do is:

(1) Complete a 2020-21 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or or an Income Information Form (CCD is available to help you complete these documents)
(2) Register for at least six credits
(3) Be in good academic standing
(4) Apply to CCD and register for fall classes

This offer from CCD ends July 15, 2020. For more information, please visit:

CCD Admissions, Recruitment and Outreach

Remote Resources for High School Seniors

The College Access team helps students navigate college applications and explore college opportunities with campus tours and visit days. Through College Access programs, students are given the tools and resources needed to enroll in and graduate from college. Many of these tools and resources can be accessed virtually.

Check out the list below to learn more about these remote resources, including colleges’ virtual tours, admission websites and COVID-19 responses.

Frequently Asked Questions

Please check out additional questions below:

What if my family's financial situation has changed since submitting my Financial Aid?

Please reach out to your college’s Financial Aid Office for assistance with this. A best practice is to write a letter of appeal explaining how your family’s situation has changed. 

How do I stay up to date with the changes that are happening at the college I plan on attending?

Things are changing fast. To stay up to date make sure you are checking your college’s website often and reading all emails that they are sending. Your school counselor and college advisors are working and available to answer your questions.

With the current situation I want to change what I had planned for next year. Who can I speak with to get support and learn about my options?

Your school counselors and college advisors are available to support you with any questions you might have about your next steps.

What if I applied to a school that requires I take the SAT but the SAT date I planned to take the test on was cancelled?

Please reach out to your college’s Admissions Office. This is something that they are aware of and each school has created their own support process.

I still need to send documents to the college I plan on attending. How do I get help with that?

Please reach out to your college’s Admissions Office. This is something that they are aware of and each school has created their own support process.

Who can I reach out to for more questions?

Please reach out to your school counselor if you have any additional questions that aren’t covered above!

A Message to Seniors from MSU Denver President, Dr. Janine Davidson