Completing Your Program

Once admitted into a program in the School of Public Affairs, it is important to meet with your academic advisor to develop a plan for completing your program. It's also important for degree-seeking students to regularly log in to CU Denver's Degree Audit tool to check your progress toward fulfilling the requirements of your degree. 

When students begin their final semester of classes, they should make an appointment with their academic advisor to verify that they will fulfill the graduation requirements by the end of that semester.

Schedule an appointment with your academic advisor


Log in to UCDAccess to check your Degree Audit


Once students’ advisors have verified that they are on track to graduate, degree-seeking students must apply for graduation through the UCD Access student portal. Once logged in to the portal, navigate to the “Student Center,” then select “Apply for Graduation” and follow the remaining steps. Learn more about graduating from CU Denver.


Participating in the commencement ceremony requires an additional application. Learn more about the application process and deadline for degree-seeking students to participate in the commencement ceremony.

Ordering Transcripts

For information on how to request unofficial and official transcripts, please visit the Transcripts section of the Office of the Registrar website.

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