After You've Been Admitted
As an International Student
1. Get Your Student ID Number
You will receive a nine-digit “900” Student ID number in your acceptance email and letter. You can also get your student ID number from the Office of Admissions.
2. Login to the Student Hub
Visit My First Login for instructions on how to get your NetID and PIN. Then head over to the Student Hub where you will use this information to login and access web services such as student email, registration, class schedules, financial aid, and other services you may need in the future.
3. Take Accuplacer Assessment Exams
If you are required to take assessment exams (requirements are determined based on ACT/SAT scores), you must complete them before registering for New Student Orientation. Accuplacer assessment exams are available in the Office of Testing Services.
4. Attend Orientation
First-time college students are required to attend New Student Orientation before registering for classes.
5. Meet Your Advisor and Register for Classes
Students who attend an on-campus Orientation session will receive advising and register for classes at that time. First-time college students must meet with an academic advisor to plan their academic path.
6. Check In with the International Student Support Coordinator
As soon as you arrive in Denver, you must meet with the International Student Support Coordinator. It is best to schedule an appointment to confirm availability. Be sure to bring your passport with your current visa and I-94 card, as well as your MSU Denver I-20.
7. Register for the International Student Orientation.
All new F-1 visa-holding students are required to attend the International Student Orientation. You can register for your international student orientation when you check in with the International Student Support Coordinator.
8. Get Your Books, Supplies, and Student ID Card
Purchase books and supplies at Tivoli Station, formerly Auraria Campus Bookstore. Secure your Student ID card in Tivoli, Room 205. Items needed: $22 (cash or credit/debit), a valid photo ID and a copy of your class schedule.
9. Pay Your Tuition
Pay tuition and fees via the Student Hub (see step 2) or at the Cashier’s Office located in the Student Success Building, Room 140, by 5 p.m. on the Friday before classes begin.
10. Review Other Requirements
Students with mental health, hearing, visual, physical, chronic health and learning disabilities are encouraged to contact the Access Center in the Plaza 122. Students are provided assistance in coordinating a full range of support services.