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Deposited Students

It's time to get started

If you've committed to joining us at DU, congratulations! You're about to start a journey to the person you'll be for the rest of your life. To help you start down that trail, we've collected all the tasks and resources you'll need to start your college career on the right foot. In addition, we recommend that you log in to PioneerWeb, our hub for all the information and materials you’ll need to get started at DU. Click the “Admitted Students” tab for up-to-date info on what steps to take. 

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.

Important Information

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Academic Information

We provide academic advising for all students to help you identify your goals and give you the support you need to achieve them. We just need you to send your final high school transcripts and take the language and math placement exams before you arrive on campus so we can get started.

Explore Academics



Orientation is your welcome party to our campus community. We'll match your group with a current student who can show you the ropes around campus and help you transition to college life. You'll also sign up for your first quarter classes and, most importantly, start connecting with your classmates.

Learn about orientation

International student resources

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

Information for International Students


Important Dates

Ready to begin your college application process? 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.

Check the calendar

First-Year Seminar

If you're joining us as a first-year student, the First-Year Seminar program will be the first step of your DU education. These interdisciplinary courses are limited to 15-20 students per seminar. Start your undergraduate career with a challenging, engaging experience that will expand your intellectual horizons and prepare you for the rigors of a DU education.

First-Year Seminar
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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.

Manage your finances

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
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Campus Life

Get a head start on life at DU by looking into our huge range of activities on campus. Choose from 13 sororities and nine fraternities or apply to join a Living and Learning Community. We have over 100 clubs and organizations run by students, with everything from the outdoorsy Alpine Club to service organizations and student government.

Explore Campus Life

Our Private Online Community

Start making new friends before you even arrive on campus. You never know - you just might meet your future roommate!

Get Connected

Housing Options

You'll live on campus for your first two years here. Choose from five 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.

Make sure you choose a building and finish your application as soon as possible. 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.

Explore Housing Options

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