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Focus Forward students may enroll and pay for non-credit classes online, by telephone at 303-871-2291, or in person at:

University College
2211 South Josephine Street
Denver, CO 80208

When registering for more than one person, please either register by phone or complete separate online registrations.

Enrollments are filled on a "first come, first served" basis. Auditing a non-credit class in the Focus Forward program is not an option.

Payment for classes is due upon enrollment and may be made by cash, credit card (MasterCard, VISA, American Express, and Discover), or check.

Course Discounts

Bring a friend or family member to the Planning for Change workshop and you will both receive $35 off registration! Call the Student Support Center to receive this discount.

Register for one of the three courses options within the same term as the Planning for Change workshop, and earn a $35 discount. A discount code for your next course will be provided in the emailed Course Details.

University of Denver staff, faculty, and alumni receive $35 off each registration.

Course Additions, Withdrawals, and Refunds

Because Focus Forward classes are offered in abbreviated scheduling formats, students generally cannot be added to a course after the initial class session. Students may withdraw from the class at any time during the term by contacting the Student Support Center. 100% refunds will be made for those classes dropped at least two business days before the first class period. Students dropping a class after the two-business-days limit will receive no refund.


When Focus Forward classes are filled, a waitlist is maintained. Should space become available during the registration period, students will be notified. The Student Support Center is responsible for maintaining the waitlist.

Course Cancellation

Every attempt is made to deliver all scheduled Focus Forward classes. When extenuating circumstances occur, such as low enrollments or instructor illness, course cancellations may be necessary. When possible, cancellations are made approximately one week in advance of the beginning of the course and students are notified immediately via e-mail or telephone by Student Support Center staff. A full refund will be issued.

Course Location

Classroom and building locations are generally provided to students upon registration via a confirmation email from the Student Support Center. Students also can find their class location listed under the online course schedule by clicking here and searching for the course.


The Focus Forward program offers free parking at designated lots. Student registration materials will include detailed information regarding parking. A detailed parking map is available on the DU website at:

Information for Individuals with Disabilities

Students who require accommodations due to a documented disability should contact the Disability Services Program (DSP) at 303-871-2372 upon registration or no later than three weeks prior to the beginning of the term. Students should also notify Student Support Center of their needs at the time of registration.

Textbooks and Course Materials

All textbooks and course materials are included in the cost of the Focus Forward program courses.

Weather Policy

In order to support the academic integrity of its courses, University College ensures that every class session is held. Therefore, the university will close only in severe weather conditions. All classes that are canceled due to weather will be rescheduled. Notice of closings will be available via local radio and television stations as well as the DU website.

Campus Safety

Students are encouraged to visit to sign up for automated emergency information which, in addition to receiving important emergency-related notifications, also includes notice of snow/weather closures. Emergency whistles are also available through Campus Safety.

Escorts: Campus Safety offers a walking escort for students who do not want to walk on campus alone after dark. Escorts will walk you to and from any location on campus. To request an escort, call 303-871-2334.

Standards of Conduct

All members of the University of Denver community are entrusted with the responsibility of observing certain ethical codes and values as they relate to the academic integrity and general welfare of the University community. The University expects each student enrolled at the University of Denver to follow the Standards of Conduct in order to promote a safe and civil campus environment. For a complete listing of the Standards, go to:

Register For Class

Watch this short video on registering for your University College course

  • Click "View Catalog/Online Registration."

  • Find the course you wish to register for in the Courses & Schedule area and click "Course Details."

  • Click on the "Register" button. This will take you to the Enrichment Program online registration system.

  • Drag and drop your desired course from the search results on the left into the schedule block, or click the plus sign to add it to your schedule.

  • If you would like to add more than one course, enter the CRN or keywords in the search box at the top of the page and click the magnifying glass. Hover over the course listing and click on the magnifying glass to see the course details. Click the plus sign or drag and drop your course from the search results area into the schedule block.

  • Click on the register button in the lower right corner of the schedule block.

  • Log in using your DU ID number and your six digit birthdate (mmddyy). If you have never applied or taken classes at DU or do not have a DU ID number, click "Create New Account." If you do not know your DU ID number, or are unable to create a new account, please call the University College Student Support Center at 303-871-2291 for assistance.
  • If you have a discount code, enter it in the coupon code box and click apply before moving on.

  • Click "Proceed to Payment" and then "Submit Payment."

  • Follow the on-screen instructions on the secure payment site.

  • The University College Student Support Center will email you in approximately two business days with course details and parking instructions.

For a more detailed step-by-step guide to registering online for Enrichment Program courses, download these instructions.

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