Final Transcript Required

Admission is provisional until we receive a final, official transcript reflecting completion of all course work and proof of graduation or degree completion (as applicable).

High School Graduation (or Equivalent) Required

Freshman/first-year applicants can be admitted with high school graduation pending (i.e., during their final year of high school) with the expectation that proof of graduation is provided before the start of their first semester. Financial Aid cannot be not released without proof of high school graduation or equivalent. A hold is placed on course registration prior to the start of the second semester for students who have not demonstrated high school graduation or equivalent. Admitted freshman students who do not graduate from high school as planned are expected to notify the Office of Admissions prior to the first day of classes to discuss alternatives and to avoid having admission rescinded.

Transfer applicants who have completed fewer than 30 credits after high school must submit a final high school transcript reflecting graduation (or equivalent) before an admission decision can be rendered. Transfer applicants who have completed fewer than 60 credits after high school must submit proof of high school graduation or equivalent before financial aid can be released.

Affirmation Statements and Conduct Requirements

Before submitting an application to CSU, students must acknowledge that all information in the application and any other supporting materials is their own work, factually true and honestly presented. Applicants also signify their understanding that they may be subject to a range of possible disciplinary actions, including admission revocation, expulsion or revocation of course credit, grades and degree should the information they have certified be false. If applicable, sponsoring agencies are informed of this decision.

CSU is committed to providing a safe and welcoming environment that fosters student success, and our pre-admission review of non-academic conduct is one component (authorized by C.R.S. 23-5-106.5). A limited range of past non-academic conduct incidents receive confidential consideration prior to the application review process and do not automatically disqualify an applicant from full consideration for enrollment or scholarships. Applicants have the right to appeal an admission or enrollment decision made based on any information required to be disclosed at the point of application. As part of the Affirmation Statement requirement in an application, all applicants agree to update their application record in the event they experience a non-academic conduct incident after application submission. Students are prompted to respond to two additional campus safety screening questions as part of the enrollment process. The screening process is confidential and designed to help identify students who might benefit from guidance, resources, and support available through the University. Responses are not used to exclude students from the CSU experience. 

Immunization Requirement

CSU, in compliance with Colorado State laws and Health Department regulations, requires persons born January 1, 1957 or later to show proof of two vaccinations for measles and mumps, and one vaccination for rubella (MMR) or to show written evidence of laboratory tests showing immunity.

Colorado law, Colo. Rev. Stat. § 23-5-128, also requires every student residing in student housing to fulfill two requirements for Meningococcal Vaccine:

  1. Access the CSU Health Network Portal to sign a statement that the student has reviewed the Meningococcal Disease Information Document, which describes meningococcal disease and the vaccine that can prevent the disease.
  2. Indicate whether student a) received the Meningococcal Vaccine, b) plans to have the vaccine administered, or c) is “waiving” the requirement and declining to receive the vaccine.

Submit immunization records or laboratory results to the CSU Health Network prior to arrival at school. Additional information concerning immunization requirements can be found here.  Questions should be directed to:

Immunizations Office
CSU Health Network
Immunizations Clinic
8031 Campus Delivery
Colorado State University
Fort Collins, CO 80523-8031 
Phone: (970) 491-6548, Fax: (970) 491-0268