Deposited Students

It's time to get started

If you've committed to joining us at DU, congratulations! You're about to begin a transformational life journey and create your 4D Experience with our full support. To help you set off on the trail, we've collected all the tasks and resources you'll need to start your college career on the right foot. 

Parents & Family

Your parents will want to keep up on information about events, campus safety, important dates and travel. Share this information with your parents so that they have all the resources they need to support, encourage and prepare you for college life. Feel free to contact us if you have questions.


Action Items & Important Dates

Ready to begin your journey to DU? We have a helpful list of the dates you'll need to know before you join us.

It includes information on financial aid, orientation, health records, academics and more. Plus, parents can keep track of everything they need to do to assist.

Review the checklist


MyDU is the online gateway to information and resources for DU students, faculty, and staff.

You will use the MyDU portal to complete important steps prior to arriving on campus.

Log in to MyDU
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Discoveries Orientation

New Student and Family Programs is committed to the successful transition of new students and families into the University of Denver campus community. We do this by providing inclusive, holistic, student-centered programming aimed at empowering student academic success, personal growth and meaningful connections.

New Student Orientation, or as we call it here, Discoveries Orientation (Discoveries for short), is our introduction to the DU experience. Discoveries consists of both online and in-person content.

Discoveries Orientation
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Financial Information

Accept your financial aid package and set up your DUPay portal, which has all the information you need for financial planning at DU. Learn more about Cost of Attendance, and download the Estimated First-Year Cost Worksheet to help you plan expenses for your first year.

Manage your finances

Advising & Registration

The courses you take in your first year at the University of Denver will give you tools and experiences to help you clearly define your interests and goals while building a sound foundation of skills and knowledge for advanced study. 

Advising and registration for fall 2023 will take place over the summer.

New Student Advising & Registration
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Responsible Living

We care about the health and safety of our students, and we know college life comes with its own risks. Our wellness education program provides information on responsible drinking, sexual assault and gender violence, and general safety guidelines.

We require all incoming undergraduates to take these courses before registering for classes.

Learn About Wellness at DU

Housing Options

You'll live on campus for your first two years here. Choose from six on-campus residence halls, conveniently located a short walk from your classes. Our residence halls have high-speed internet, student lounges and laundry facilities. Your RA will be there to make sure things are going smoothly as you transition into residence hall life.

We'll help you figure out what to bring and what you should expect on move-in day. You can even get in touch with your roommate before you arrive on campus.

Make sure you choose a building and finish your application as soon as possible. You can find more information on the housing application using the link below.

Explore Housing Options

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International student resources

We have all the information you need about housing, tuition and language testing.

Information for International Students

Important Information

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Student Life

From rock climbing and hiking to fighting climate change and promoting diversity, you're sure to find friends to join you. Choose from 120+ student organizations and pursue your interests while taking in the natural beauty of Denver and Colorado.

Life at DU

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Our Student Research

We provide our undergraduates with $350,000 in research funding annually, and our graduate students receive financial support for their own original research, professional development and conference presentations. Our professors can guide your research and projects, with 90 percent of our full-time faculty having the highest degree in their fields.

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How do you DU You?

You're already an important part of the University of Denver community. Create a Custom Viewbook to explore how you will find your niche both inside and outside of the classroom.

Custom Viewbook

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