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MSU Denver COVID-19 Vaccine Requirement

MSU Denver will require all students, faculty and staff to have vaccines beginning August 23, 2021.

Link to more information and frequently asked questions


Where to Get the Vaccine

CovidCheck Colorado is accepting walk-up/drive-up clients at the 5th Street Garage location. Although scheduled appointments are encouraged, individual walk-up vaccines are available with no scheduled appointment.

Schedule a vaccination appointment at the Auraria Campus

Find a COVID-19 vaccine near you


Safe Return to Campus

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Required Health Protocols

On-Campus Protocols

  • Masks are no longer required if you are fully vaccinated
  • Not vaccinated or partially vaccinated face masks are required. (Bandannas or gaiters are not acceptable face coverings.)
  • Social distancing is no longer required


What is Open on Campus Effective May 17, 2021


Tivoli Student Uniion Hours: Monday - Thursday 7:-00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m., Friday 7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Saturday and Sunday card access only

Campus ID Station: Tivoli Student Union, Suite 269, 303-556-8352, Monday - Thursday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Friday 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Credit Union of Denver: Tivoli 211, 303-234-1700, Open Monday-thursday, 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Friday, 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Degree Metropolitan Food + Drink: Spring Hill Suites, 720-429-2890, Monday-Friday 9:00 a.m. - 8:30 p.m., Saturday-Sunday 5:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.

Intermissions Café: Science Building, First Floor Atrium: Open Monday-Friday, 9:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m., Friday, 10:00 a.m - 2:00 p.m.

Los Molinos at Auraria: Mercantile Building: Open Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m., Friday

S'ONO! Asian Fusion: Tivoli 101E: Open Monday-Friday, 10P00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Tivoli Starbucks: Monday-Thursday, 7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Friday 7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Tivoli Station Bookstore: Suite 205, 303-556-4286, Monday-Thursday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Friday 8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

ZGo’s Café: Administration Building 120, 303-825-3509, Open, Monday-Friday 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Temporarily Closed

Biker Jim's Gourmet Dogs
i-lov-iT Market Convenience Store (Convenience store items located inside the bookstore.)
i-Pie Pizza
Saffron Mediterranean Grill
Simple Fresh Market (reopening July 12th)
Tivoli Brewery Tap House (to-go beer is available)

Permanently Closed



Summer 2021 RTD Pass Update

If you purchased a spring RTD pass it is good through June 30th

MSU Denver and AHEC are working on a pass for the fall semester, which will start August 1st.

The cost of the pass for the Spring Semester is $135.00. 

Passes are located at Tivoli Station Bookstore.


RTD discount fares are available for eligible students.  You can apply for a pass at RTD LIVE or contact RTD at 303-299-2667.


What you need to know about your classes


In Person Classes:

  • In person classes will be offered Summer 2021 Semester

Online Classes:

  • No on campus requirement.

synchronous Classes:

  • This is an online course that meets at a set time each week in the same ways an in-person class would.

Hybrid Classes:

  • Combination of face to face and online class sessions.

Synchronous and Asynchronous online classes:

  • A synchronous online class meets at a set time each week in the same way an in-person class would. In contrast, an “asynchronous online class” is one in which students access course materials at a time of their choosing and are not required to interact with one another (or the instructor) at set times.


Student Canvas Quick Start Guide

Quick video overview of Canvas


Financial aid is offering a "Virtual Front Desk" using Microsoft Teams for help with all of your financial aid related questions.

Open Monday-Friday

10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.  

You will need to download the Microsoft Teams App


New Tuition Payment Plans

  • Pay all or Part of your tuition in monthly installments
  • Service charge waived first month, thereafter 1.5% service charge

To enroll "Pay Tuition

For more information 


Student Support Services available online

Complete List of Student Resources


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