Tuition Waiver Benefit, CU Boulder

Current Status of Fall 2017 Tuition Waiver

All Fall 2017 applications have been processed, and tuition bills have been adjusted.

We are not accepting Spring 2018 applications at this time. Please check back on our website in December 2017. Spring 2018 online applications for CU Boulder are due by 1/2/2018.

Ready to use the Tuition Waiver Benefit?

To ensure enough time for processing, you must meet the listed deadlines. 

Step 1: Apply to CU Boulder before the semester begins

 

Deadline: Jan. 2, 2018


Step 2: Submit the tuition waiver benefit form*

*Tuition Waiver Benefit applications for Spring 2018 are not being accepted at this time.

 Deadline: Jan. 2, 2018


Step 3: Term-activate

 

Deadline: Jan. 16, 2018

  • After your admission is confirmed, non-degree students must term-activate in MyCUInfo. Learn how.
  • Degree-seeking students are automatically term-activated.

Step 4: Register for your courses

 

 Dependents Register: On their designated registration day

 Employees Register: Jan. 16, 2018

  • Dependents may begin registering for courses per the CU Boulder registration calendar.
    • Dependents of Boulder campus employees may register for undergraduate and graduate courses (including Continuing Ed).
    • Dependents of other campuses may register for undergraduate, non-extended studies, credit-bearing courses. 
  • Employees may enroll in undergraduate or graduate courses on the first day of the semester. 
  • You may want to include a few backup options in case the class you'd like to take is already full. 
  • Please refer to the academic calendar's add/drop course deadlines.

Step 5: Colorado Resident Undergraduates: Apply and authorize for the College Opportunity Fund

 

 Application Deadline: May 3, 2018

  • If you or your dependent is taking undergraduate courses, apply for the College Opportunity Fund (COF).
  • Please note: If COF funds are available to you or your dependent, but you do not use them, you will be responsible for the tuition amount that would have been covered by COF.

  Authorization Deadline: May 4, 2018


Step 6: Pay fees and non-waived tuition

 

 Deadline: Listed on tuition bill


Step 7: Resubmit Tuition Waiver Benefit Form for new courses, if necessary

 

To ensure enough time for processing, aim for the target dates.  

Step 1: Apply to CU Boulder before the semester begins

 

Deadline: Aug. 14, 2017


Step 2: Submit the tuition waiver benefit form

 

 Deadline: Aug. 14. 2017

 Online Form: Tuition Waiver Benefit Form 


Step 3: Term-activate

 

Deadline: Aug. 28, 2017

  • Non-degree students must term-activate every semester. If you were admitted this semester, term-activate after your admission is confirmed via email. Learn how.
  • Degree-seeking students are automatically term-activated.

Step 4: Register for your courses

 

 Dependents Register: On designated registration day

 Employees Register: Starting Aug. 28, 2017

  • Dependents may begin registering for courses per the CU Boulder registration calendar
    • Dependents of Boulder campus employees may register for undergraduate and graduate courses (not including Continuing Ed). 
    • Dependents of other campuses may register for undergraduate, non-extended studies, credit-bearing courses.
  • Employees may enroll in undergraduate or graduate courses on the first day of the semester. 
  • You may want to include a few backup options in case the class you'd like to take is already full. 
  • Please refer to the academic calendar's add/drop course deadlines.

Step 5: Colorado Resident Undergraduates: Apply and authorize for the College Opportunity Fund

 

 Application Deadline: Dec. 14, 2017

  • If you or your dependent is taking undergraduate courses, apply for the College Opportunity Fund (COF).
  • Please note: If COF funds are available to you or your dependent, but you do not use them, you will be responsible for the tuition amount that would have been covered by COF.

Authorization Deadline: Dec. 15, 2017 


Step 6: Pay fees and non-waived tuition

 

 Deadline: Listed on tuition bill


Step 7: Resubmit Tuition Waiver Benefit Form for new courses, if necessary

To ensure enough time for processing, aim for the target dates.  

Step 1: Apply to CU Boulder before the session begins

 

 Maymester Deadline:  May 1, 2017

Sessions A, C and D Deadline: May 22, 2017

Julymester, Session B Deadline: June 27, 2017

 Augmester Deadline: July 24, 2017


Step 2: Submit the tuition waiver benefit form

 

 Maymester Deadline: May 8, 2017

 Sessions A, C and D Deadline: May 30, 2017

Julymester, Session B Deadline: July 5, 2017

 Augmester Deadline: July 31, 2017

 Download: Tuition Waiver Benefit Form 


Step 3: Term-activate

 

Deadline: Before the session begins

  • After your admission is confirmed, non-degree students must term-activate in MyCUInfo. Learn how.
  • Degree-seeking students are automatically term-activated.

Step 4: Register for your courses

 

 Dependents Register: On designated registration day

 Employees Register: First day of session

  • Dependents may begin registering for undergraduate or graduate courses per the CU Boulder registration calendar
  • Employees may enroll in undergraduate or graduate courses on the first day of the semester. 
  • You may want to include a few backup options in case the class you'd like to take is already full. 
  • Please refer to the academic calendar's add/drop course deadlines.

Step 5: Colorado Resident Undergraduates: Apply and authorize for the College Opportunity Fund

 

 Application Deadline: Aug. 23, 2017

  • If you or your dependent is taking undergraduate courses, apply for the College Opportunity Fund (COF).
  • Please note: If COF funds are available to you or your dependent, but you do not use them, you will be responsible for the tuition amount that would have been covered by COF.

  Authorization Deadline: Aug. 24, 2017


Step 6: Pay fees and non-waived tuition

 

 Deadline: Listed on tuition bill