Metropolitan State University of Denver

Student Success Requirements, 2017-18

DSF wants you to succeed as you pursue your education, and in partnership with the Metropolitan State University of Denver DSF Scholars are provided with additional support on campus to help you be successful. DSF Scholars must meet certain Student Success Requirements to maintain scholarship eligibility. 

Click on the button below to download a PDF of the Student Success Requirements at MSU for 2017-2018, plus details on reaching your campus contact.

Campus Contacts

Isaac Garcia (Students Last Name A-G)
Student Success Building 170
303-556-6133
igarci15@msudenver.edu

Jason Doyle (Students Last Name: H-N)
Student Success Building 170
303.566.5543
jdoyle16@msudenver.edu

Lidia Alvarez (Students Last Name: O-U)
Student Success Building 170
303.556.6131
alvareli@msudenver.edu

Carla Castillo (Students Last Name: V-Z)
Student Success Building 301
303.556.6271
ccasti25@msudenver.edu

Student Support Programs

The Denver Scholarship Foundation wants every college student to successfully complete a college degree or certificate. Below are some helpful resources and programs that are available at MSU Denver.

  • DSF Leadership Program @ MSU Denver – focus on building scholars’ connection to campus resources faculty, staff, and peers; and leadership qualities through activities and training, such as: Leadership development, community building, academic support, and mentorship.
  • Colorado Challenge – Colorado Challenge College Counselors work with students throughout their college career, focusing on assisting students in discerning pathways to graduation, navigating the academic world, developing soft skills (e.g. time management and finances), adjusting to the emotional and social challenges of postsecondary education, and the many additional concerns students encounter.
  • TRIO Student Support Services (SSS) – dedicated to the public good by creating a campus community where students’ individual goals are nurtured by providing support in an inclusive environment to achieve graduation and life success.
  • Access Center – provides leadership to the university community to ensure that qualified students with disabilities have equal access to University programs, services, and activities through academic accommodations and collaboration in order to advance MSU Denver’s commitment to inclusive excellence.
  • Brother 2 Brother – designed to assist students to build strong study habits, organizational skills, and test taking skills. Develops social activities to create a sense of community for male students including the development of friendships with peers and students.
  • Fostering Success – supports independent MSU Denver students who come from foster care, kinship care, or group homes. The goal of the program is to create a community of support for students and help them reach the goal of graduation and securing a job after graduation.
  • Immigrant Services – serves MSU Denver’s refugee and immigrant students (including ASSET and DACA) and any student whose first or home language is not English. We provide personalized advising and academic support services for students beginning with the admissions process through graduation.
  • Urban Leadership Program – created to enhance the leadership experience at MSU Denver. The program consists of coursework and experiential learning components.
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