Congratulations on being admitted to the University of Colorado Boulder! We’re thrilled to welcome you to our learning community.
The new student checklist below is for students enrolled in non-Coursera programs.Students enrolled in Coursera programs will receive an email with information on how to get started with their CU Boulder program.
New Student Checklist
Confirm your intent to enroll.
Depending on your program, you may need to confirm your intent to enroll. Please refer to your admission communications for specific requirements.
Activate your Identikey and CU Boulder email.
Your IdentiKey is a unique credential that provides you with access to a majority of our campus systems and services.
Program advisors are here to help you identify academic and professional goals, access any university resources you might need to achieve those goals and help you focus on life and learning. Watch for important communication from your program advisor.
Orientation provides critical information about your program, courses, faculty, staff and learning management system (the space where you’ll be taking your courses). Please see information from your program on accessing your orientation.
Enroll in classes.
You will need to complete preregistration items before you can enroll.
Once registration opens, you may register by logging into your Buff Portal.
In addition to the other check-list items, military-connected students are encouraged to start setting up their educational benefits early. Information on setting up VA Education Benefits at CU Boulder can be found on the VMA New Student Checklist.