How to Apply to Continuing and Professional Education Programs

Skip these steps if you are already a current CU Denver student and register directly in UCD Access.

Undergraduate Programs


Graduate Programs


Application Steps


Navigate to the Admissions Dashboard

Click “Sign up with your university credentials” if you have started an application or “Apply now” if you are new to CU Denver.

Select "Start New Application"

start new application

Click the "Create Application" button

create application

Make sure "Continuing and Professional Education" is selected

click open application

Click the "Open Application" button


Are you applying for a School of Education and Human Development certificate?

For Certificate Programs select “Yes” and select the certificate program from the drop down menu.

For General Non-Degree select “No” and select the appropriate program type

  • Undergraduate CPE Non-degree for undergraduate courses
  • Graduate CPE Non-degree for graduate courses

Click the "Continue" button


Fill in the rest of the application with your information and submit

HINT: If you are charged a $50 application fee, you are completing the wrong application. The Continuing and Professional Education non-degree application is free!
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