High School Courses

As a High School student you can earn college level credit by taking advantage of our Online Courses. You will find a listing below of what each campus offers for Online High School courses:

Boulder Campus - High School Online Courses

The CU-Boulder campus offers the following online courses for HS concurrent enrollment. Courses are offered through CU-Boulder’s Continuing Education.

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High school students wishing to enroll in concurrent classes must submit the following materials:

  1. Complete the High School Concurrent Application (http://ce.colorado.edu/programs/high-school-concurrent/)

  2. An Invitation to Enroll (ITE) will be mailed or emailed to you as confirmation of your eligibility to enroll. The ITE will contain your CU student identification number (SID) and enrollment instructions.

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Once you receive your Invitation to Enroll (ITE), instructions will be sent to you on how to enroll in classes. You will be able to use the MyCUInfo portal to register for your courses

If you are a Colorado high school junior or senior under the age of 21 enrolled in a public high school, you may be eligible to receive tuition assistance from your school district for college courses taken during the fall and spring semesters. Talk to your high school counselor about your school district’s policy. Boulder and St. Vrain Valley students can find information on their district’s webpages.  

Colorado Springs Campus - High School Online Courses

UCCS offers multiple ways a High School student can take concurrent enrollment courses through online education. Students can select from campus courses offerings or through UCCS’ CU Succeed opportunities taught in the high school.  The UCCS campus offers the following online courses through their CU Succeed program. Courses are offered through the Colorado Virtual Academy.

  • US Birth of a Nation 1607-1789 - HIST 1510:
  • US Expansion and Division - HIST 1520
  • Intermediate Spanish II - SPAN 2120
  • Economics of Social Issues - ECON 1000
  • Elementary Functions of Calculus (Pre-Calc) -nMATH 1050
  • Intro to Basic Stats - MATH 2810
  • Calculus II - MATH 1360
  • Calculus III - MATH 2360
  • Discrete Mathematics -- MATH 2150  
  • Theory of Numbers - MATH 3110
  • Introduction to Linear Algebra - MATH 3130
  • Intro to Differential Equations - MATH 3400
  • Intro to Analysis - MATH 3410
  • Intro to Probability and Stats - MATH 3810

Students using Post-Secondary Enrollment Options/High School Concurrent Enrollment should use and print the High School Concurrent application and work with your high school to obtain the required signatures.

Once a student using Post-Secondary Enrollment Options/High School Concurrent Enrollment receives a letter of acceptance, please contact Chris Beiswanger, Director of Recruitment and Admissions Counseling, for assistance with class registration.  Please connect with Chris at cbeiswan@uccs.edu or 719-255-3088.

Students using UCCS’ CU Succeed should contact UCCS Extended Studies at cwes@uccs.edu or 719-255-3498 for assistance and guidance with class registration.

UCCS High school concurrent enrollment options allow students to take college courses. Colorado high school junior or senior under the age of 21 enrolled in a public high school may be eligible to receive tuition assistance from your school district for college courses taken during the fall and spring semesters.  Otherwise, students are responsible for paying all costs - tuition, books, fees and other associated costs.

Denver Campus - High School Online Courses

The CU Denver campus offers the following online courses through their CU Succeed program.Courses are offered through the either Cherry Creek Online or Jeffco Online).

  • College Algebra (Cherry Creek Online) - MATH 1110
  • College Trigonometry (Cherry Creek Online) - MATH 1120
  • Calculus I - MATH 1401 (Jeffco, Available by them to partnering districts)
  • Calculus II - MATH 2411
  • Calculus III- MATH 2421
  • Linear Algebra and Differential Equations - MATH 3195

High school students wishing to enroll in concurrent classes must submit the following materials:

  1. Completed Parent/Counselor/Principal Approval Form
  2. University Concurrent Enrollment Application
  3. $50 non-refundable application fee
  4. Official high school transcript
  5. SAT or ACT scores (if available)

The University Concurrent Enrollment students are admitted for one term at a time. A student wishing to enroll for classes at CU Denver in subsequent semesters must repeat steps one and two each semester. The application fee and transcript requirements will be waived after the first semester.

Admitted students will be notified and required to complete the following steps to enroll in classes:

  1. Mandatory Orientation will be set up with the Concurrent Enrollment Coordinator. Topics during the orientation will include academic advising, tutoring services, student support services, student ID’s, campus facilities (bookstore, library, etc.), classroom locations, registration/payment deadlines and procedures.
  2. $200 Registration Advance Paymen. The registration advance payment must be made before students are authorized to register for courses.
  3. Course Registration. Students can register for courses online at www.ucdenver.edu through the UCD Access student portal.
    *The Extended Studies and Online classes are not to be taken by students participating in Concurrent Enrollment.
  4. Billing Statements will be available for all registered students through their student account bill in the Student CU Denver Access Portal.
    *Students must authorize the COF after registering for courses.

CU Denver High school concurrent enrollment options allow students to take college courses on their own which are not considered toward high school graduation requirements, but do count toward a degree. Students under the plan NDHN are responsible for paying all costs - tuition, books, fees and transportation.

The High School District Concurrent Enrollment Program (formerly PSEO) is a Colorado program in which tuition is paid by the student’s high school and credit can be considered toward BOTH high school and college graduation requirements. Students under the plan NDHP have all tuition costs paid by the high school district up to the community college resident rate.