Student, Faculty, and Staff Resources

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ResourceDescription
Academic Calendars, Anschutz, 2023 - 2024Important dates and deadlines for CU Anschutz trainees, faculty, and staff.
Academic Calendars, Anschutz, 2024 - 2025Important dates and deadlines for CU Anschutz trainees, faculty, and staff.
Academic Grievance and Appeals ProcessGuidelines and procedures for addressing and appealing student suspension, termination, and dismissal due to academic performance.  
Acceptable Use Policy, ITUniversity's policy with regard to use of and access to University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus IT Resources including university account use, privacy, computer and network security, legal and ethical use, networking and computing conduct, and software and intellectual property use.
Acceptable Use Policy, Graduate SchoolIT processes and guidelines for all staff members in Graduate School, including full time staff, part time staff, and temporary staff (includes contractors, temps and students).
Access Control Policy, Graduate SchoolProcesses to control access and use of Graduate School information resources. Access management incorporates Role Based Access Controls (RBAC), privileged user access, access definitions, roles, and profiles.
Admissions Summary FormAdmitted student record of biographical information and degrees. To be completed by programs.

Advocacy, Grievance, and Empowerment, Students

Summary, procedures, and forms for reporting grievances, violence, discrimination, harassment, misconduct, and violations of academic integrity or the Honor Code.
Application for Candidacy Form

Application for students applying for degree candidacy. To be completed by student, administrator, and/or program.

Approval of New Degrees and Certificates & Track ConversionsSummary and procedure for faculty who wish to create new degrees, certificates and program tracks.
Biosketch Form, for Thesis DefenseTo be submitted by the students preparing for the doctoral oral defense
Bursar's Office (Billing & Payments), AnschutzCU Anschutz billing and payments information.
Certificate Proposal FormTo be submitted by faculty who wish to create new graduate certificates.
Commencement, AnschutzCU Anschutz commencement and convocation (graduation) ceremony information.
Conflict of Interest PolicyPolicy for graduate students who hold other positions (employment) at CU Anschutz
Course CatalogA list of degrees, degree programs and courses offered at the University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus as well as suggested and required degree plans and information about costs, scholarships and financial assistance, and campus resources.
Course Validation Form To be completed by students who wish to transfer coursework taken at CU Denver, CU Anschutz, or at another institution.
Exam Request Form

Use this form to schedule graduate examinations & defenses for masters and doctoral programs. 

Office of Research Education students should begin their exam form here.

Extension Request FormRequest to extend the time limit for degree completion.
Financial Aid Office, AnschutzCU Anschutz financial aid and scholarship information.
Format Guide for Theses and DissertationsGuidelines for students submitting theses and dissertations to the Graduate School in partial fulfilment of graduate degree requirements.
Funding DatabaseDatabase of funding for trainees such as external fellowships, dissertation awards, and scholarships.
Graduate Academics Information Appliance (GAIA)Internal Graduate School database for tracking trainees and housing trainee data.
Graduate Academics Information Appliance (GAIA) GuidesUser guides and instructions for common GAIA uses.
Graduate Certificate Completion FormTo be completed by students who have completed the requirements for a graduate certificate (non-degree only or degree-seeking earning a certificate in addition to the degree).
Graduate Credential Completion FormTo be completed by students who have completed the requirements for a graduate credential. 
Graduate Credential Proposal and Registration FormTo be submitted by faculty who wish to create new graduate credential.
Graduate Faculty Appointment Application InstructionsInstructions for completing a Graduate Faculty Appointment application via DocuSign.
Graduate Faculty Appointment Application Form (Regular)To be completed for faculty wishing to apply for a new Regular Graduate Faculty Appointment. Please see the Graduate Faculty Appointment Application Instructions.
Graduate Faculty Appointment Application Form (Special)To be completed for faculty wishing to apply for a new Special Graduate Faculty Appointment. Please see the Graduate Faculty Appointment Application Instructions.
Graduate Faculty DirectoryDatabase of current Regular and Special Graduate Faculty.
Graduate Faculty Quick Reference TableFaculty requirements for membership on PhD, EdD, PsyD or master's committee.
Graduate Program Management, Advice and Best PracticesAdvice for graduate program faculty and administrator roles, program recruitment, and student progress.
Graduate School Policies and ProceduresPolicies and Procedures outlining minimum standards, requirements, and procedures for all Graduate Programs under the auspices of the Graduate School at the CU Anschutz.
Graduation Application, AnschutzCU Anschutz registrar guidelines and requirements for applying for graduation.
Graduation Deadlines Non-Thesis (2023-2024), Anschutz2023-2024 defense and graduation deadlines for CU Anschutz non-thesis MS students.
Graduation Deadlines Thesis (2023-2024), Anschutz2023-2024 defense and graduation deadlines for CU Anschutz thesis MS and PhD students.
Graduation Deadlines Non-Thesis (2024-2025), Anschutz2024-2025 defense and graduation deadlines for CU Anschutz non-thesis MS students. 
Graduation Deadlines Thesis (2024-2025), Anschutz2024-2025 defense and graduation deadlines for CU Anschutz thesis MS and PhD students. 
Health Center (Student), AnschutzCU Anschutz health center and wellness resources.
Housing (Student) Information, AnschutzInformation and resources for CU Anschutz students looking for housing. 
How to complete and sign Adobe PDF FormsHow to complete and sign Adobe PDF Forms.
Human Resources OfficeHuman Resources services for both CU Denver and CU Anschutz faculty, staff, and trainees.
Inclement Weather PolicyInformation for Graduate School faculty, staff, and students regarding early closures, campus closures, or delayed opening due to inclement weather.
Intent to Complete a Graduate Certificate FormTo be completed by graduate degree-seeking students who intend to earn a graduate certificate as part of their studies. 
Leave of Absence Request FormTo be submitted by students who wish to formally request a Leave of Absence.
Library (Strauss Health Sciences Library), AnschutzCU Anschutz library and scholarly resources and tools.
Mental Health (Mental Health Clinic), AnschutzComprehensive and confidential mental health services for all students at CU Anschutz.
Office of EquityEquity resources, policies, training materials, and reporting mechanisms to stop, prevent, and remedy discrimination, harassment, sexual misconduct, and any related retaliation.
Parking & MapsParking information and resources, campus maps, and other facilities services for both CU Denver and CU Anschutz.
Police, AnschutzCU Anschutz police department
Program Transfer Request FormTo be submitted on behalf of current students transferring from one degree-granting program to another within the institution.
Provisional Admission FormTo be submitted by programs wishing to request provisional admission of a new student.
Records & Enrollment (Office of the Registrar), Anschutz Enrollment information and resources for incoming and current CU Anschutz students including academic calendars, system access, grades, policies, and course catalogs.
Residency Requirements, Anschutz CU Anschutz residency requirements and procedures for updating residency.
Sexual Misconduct InformationCU System resources and policies regarding sexual misconduct, intimate partner abuse, and stalking.
Sick Leave, Student EmployeesPolicies governing sick leave for student employees.
Software and ApplicationsCatalog of software and other applications available through OIT for faculty, staff, and trainees. 
Staff Effort Percentage (Research Assistant)Guidelines for entering research assistant/trainee appointments into HCM.
Student Email Policy

Guidelines regarding email as an official means of communication (assignment of student email addresses, use of, and expectations of email communication between faculty and student and staff and student). 

Student Services, AnschutzCU Anschutz student services (Office of Student Affairs).
Subplan (Program Track) Proposal FormTo be submitted by faculty who wish to create new graduate program subplan or track.
Teaching & Job Listings, AnschutzList of teaching and professional opportunities at CU Anschutz, offered through Handshake.
Thesis Approval FormTo be submitted by students whose final copy of their thesis/dissertation has been examined and found to meet scholarly and presentation standards of work in their program. 
Transfer of Credit Request FormFor students requesting that graduate work from external institutions be transferred to their record at CU Anschutz.
Travel Award Application Instructions

Instructions for completing a Travel Award Application.

Travel Award Application Form

To support travel and defray the expenses incurred by a PhD student attending a nationally recognized meeting where they are presenting their work.

Vacation and Leave Policy for PhD StudentsPolicy regarding PhD student vacation and leave time.
ResourceDescription
Academic Calendars, Anschutz, 2023 - 2024 Important dates and deadlines for CU Anschutz trainees, faculty, and staff.
Academic Calendars, Anschutz, 2024 - 2025Important dates and deadlines for CU Anschutz trainees, faculty, and staff.
Graduation Deadlines Non-Thesis (2023-2024), Anschutz2023-2024 defense and graduation deadlines for CU Anschutz non-thesis MS students.
Graduation Deadlines Thesis (2023-2024), Anschutz2023-2024 defense and graduation deadlines for CU Anschutz thesis MS and PhD students.
Graduation Deadlines Non-Thesis (2024-2025), Anschutz2024-2025 defense and graduation deadlines for CU Anschutz non-thesis MS students. 
Graduation Deadlines Thesis (2024-2025), Anschutz2024-2025 defense and graduation deadlines for CU Anschutz thesis MS and PhD students. 
ResourceDescription
Admissions Summary Form Admitted student record of biographical information and degrees. To be completed by programs.
Application for Candidacy Form

Application for students applying for degree candidacy. To be completed by student, administrator, and/or program.

Biosketch Form, for Thesis DefenseTo be submitted by the students preparing for the doctoral oral defense.
Certificate Proposal FormTo be submitted by faculty who wish to create new graduate certificates.
Course Validation Form To be completed by students who wish to transfer coursework taken at CU Denver, CU Anschutz, or at another institution.
Exam Request Form

Use this form to schedule graduate examinations & defenses for masters and doctoral programs. 

Office of Research Education students should begin their exam form here.

Extension Request Form Request to extend the time limit for degree completion.
How to complete and sign Adobe PDF Forms How to complete and sign Adobe PDF Forms
Graduate Certificate Completion Form To be completed by students who have completed the requirements for a graduate certificate (non-degree only or degree-seeking earning a certificate in addition to the degree).
Graduate Credential Completion Form To be completed by students who have completed the requirements for a graduate credential. 
Graduate Credential Proposal and Registration Form To be submitted by faculty who wish to create new graduate credential.
Graduate Faculty Appointment Application InstructionsInstructions for completing a Graduate Faculty Appointment application via DocuSign.
Graduate Faculty Appointment Application Form (Regular)To be completed for faculty wishing to apply for a new Regular Graduate Faculty Appointment. Please see the Graduate Faculty Appointment Application Instructions.
Graduate Faculty Appointment Application Form (Special)To be completed for faculty wishing to apply for a new Special Graduate Faculty Appointment. Please see the Graduate Faculty Appointment Application Instructions.
Graduation Application, Anschutz CU Anschutz registrar guidelines and requirements for applying for graduation.
Intent to Complete a Graduate Certificate FormTo be completed by graduate degree-seeking students who intend to earn a graduate certificate as part of their studies. 
Leave of Absence Request Form To be submitted by students who wish to formally request a Leave of Absence.
Program Transfer Request Form To be submitted on behalf of current students transferring from one degree-granting program to another within the institution.
Provisional Admission Form To be submitted by programs wishing to request provisional admission of a new student.
Subplan (Program Track) Proposal Form To be submitted by faculty who wish to create new graduate program subplan or track.
Thesis Approval Form To be submitted by students whose final copy of their thesis/dissertation has been examined and found to meet scholarly and presentation standards of work in their program. 
Transfer of Credit Request Form For students requesting that graduate work from external institutions be transferred to their record at CU Anschutz.
Travel Award Application Instructions

Instructions for completing a Travel Award Application.

Travel Award Application Form

To support travel and defray the expenses incurred by a PhD student attending a nationally recognized meeting where they are presenting their work.

ResourceDescription
Academic Grievance and Appeals Process Guidelines and procedures for addressing and appealing student suspension, termination, and dismissal due to academic performance.  
Acceptable Use Policy, IT University's policy with regard to use of and access to University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus IT Resources including university account use, privacy, computer and network security, legal and ethical use, networking and computing conduct, and software and intellectual property use.
Acceptable Use Policy, Graduate School IT processes and guidelines for all staff members in Graduate School, including full time staff, part time staff, and temporary staff (includes contractors, temps and students).
Access Control Policy, Graduate School Processes to control access and use of Graduate School information resources. Access management incorporates Role Based Access Controls (RBAC), privileged user access, access definitions, roles, and profiles.

Advocacy, Grievance, and Empowerment, Students

Summary, procedures, and forms for reporting grievances, violence, discrimination, harassment, misconduct, and violations of academic integrity or the Honor Code.
Approval of New Degrees and Certificates & Track ConversionsSummary and procedure for faculty who wish to create new degrees, certificates and program tracks.
Conflict of Interest Policy Policy for graduate students who hold other positions (employment) at CU Anschutz
Graduate School Policies and Procedures Policies and Procedures outlining minimum standards, requirements, and procedures for all Graduate Programs under the auspices of the Graduate School at the CU Anschutz.
Inclement Weather Policy Information for Graduate School faculty, staff, and students regarding early closures, campus closures, or delayed opening due to inclement weather.
Residency Requirements, Anschutz CU Anschutz residency requirements and procedures for updating residency.
Sexual Misconduct Information CU System resources and policies regarding sexual misconduct, intimate partner abuse, and stalking.
Sick Leave, Student EmployeesPolicies governing sick leave for student employees.
Staff Effort Percentage (Research Assistant) Guidelines for entering research assistant/trainee appointments into HCM.
Student Email Policy

Guidelines regarding email as an official means of communication (assignment of student email addresses, use of, and expectations of email communication between faculty and student and staff and student). 

Vacation and Leave Policy for PhD Students Policy regarding PhD student vacation and leave time.
Resource Description
Bursar's Office (Billing & Payments), Anschutz CU Anschutz billing and payments information.
Commencement, Anschutz CU Anschutz commencement and convocation (graduation) ceremony information.
Course Catalog A list of degrees, degree programs and courses offered at the University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus as well as suggested and required degree plans and information about costs, scholarships and financial assistance, and campus resources.
Financial Aid Office, Anschutz CU Anschutz financial aid and scholarship information.
Health Center (Student), Anschutz CU Anschutz health center and wellness resources.
Housing (Student) Information, Anschutz Information and resources for CU Anschutz students looking for housing. 
Human Resources Office Human Resources services for both CU Denver and CU Anschutz faculty, staff, and trainees.
Library (Strauss Health Sciences Library), Anschutz CU Anschutz library and scholarly resources and tools.
Mental Health (Mental Health Clinic), Anschutz Comprehensive and confidential mental health services for all students at CU Anschutz.
Office of Equity Equity resources, policies, training materials, and reporting mechanisms to stop, prevent, and remedy discrimination, harassment, sexual misconduct, and any related retaliation.
Parking & Maps Parking information and resources, campus maps, and other facilities services for both CU Denver and CU Anschutz.
Police, Anschutz CU Anschutz police department
Records & Enrollment (Office of the Registrar), Anschutz Enrollment information and resources for incoming and current CU Anschutz students including academic calendars, system access, grades, policies, and course catalogs.
Sexual Misconduct Information CU System resources and policies regarding sexual misconduct, intimate partner abuse, and stalking.
Software and Applications Catalog of software and other applications available through OIT for faculty, staff, and trainees. 
Student Services, Anschutz CU Anschutz student services (Office of Student Affairs).
Teaching & Job Listings, Anschutz List of teaching and professional opportunities at CU Anschutz, offered through Handshake.
ResourceDescription
Format Guide for Theses and Dissertations Guidelines for students submitting theses and dissertations to the Graduate School in partial fulfilment of graduate degree requirements.
Funding Opportunities Database of funding opportunities for trainees such as external fellowships, dissertation awards, and scholarships.
Graduate Academics Information Appliance (GAIA) Internal Graduate School database for tracking trainees and housing trainee data.
Graduate Academics Information Appliance (GAIA) Guides User guides and instructions for common GAIA uses.
Graduate Faculty Directory Database of current Regular and Special Graduate Faculty.
Graduate Faculty Quick Reference Table Faculty requirements for membership on PhD, EdD, PsyD or master's committee.
Graduate Program Management, Advice and Best Practices Advice for graduate program faculty and administrator roles, program recruitment, and student progress.

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