The CLAS Advising office also maintains many documents and forms related to the college academic policies. The Office of the Registrar maintains many forms for students and faculty as well.

Administrative Add Policy

The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences may provide permission to a student or may add a student to a class with student and instructor permission through Census, provided the room has capacity for that student and all prerequisites have been met, or explicit exception to a prerequisite has been...

Administrative Drop Policy

The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences reserves the right to administratively drop a student from a course if s/he has not met all system enforced (ISIS enforced) requisites or met the attendance policies as stated in course syllabi, with the approval of the appropriate assistant/associate dean. The student will...

Administrative Switch Policy

The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences may grant an administrative switch from one section of a course to another section of the same course, with the approval of the appropriate assistant/associate dean, waiving the $100 drop fee, if a student has enrolled in a section of a course in...

CLAS Course Cancellation Policy

In CLAS, courses need to meet minimum enrollments in order to be taught. Minimum Enrollments lower division courss - 15 upper division course - 10 upper division/graduate course (4000/5000 level) - 10 graduate 1 course (5000 and 6000 level) - 7 graduate 2 course ( 7000 and 80000 level) -...

Grading Policies (including incompletes)

University of Colorado Grading System – 4.0 Scale The College utilizes the grading system adopted by all four campuses of the University of Colorado. A superior or excellent performance 4.0 quality points per credit hour B good or better than average performance 3.0 C competent or average performance 2.0 D...

Handling Academic Dishonesty

As members of the CU Denver academic community, faculty and students accept the responsibility to maintain the highest standards of intellectual honesty and ethical conduct in all forms of academic work. The CLAS Academic Ethics Committee (AEC) is charged with establishing academic ethics policies and, when necessary, to evaluate ethics...

Independent Study Policy

Independent studies are faculty-mentored, individually structured courses or research or creative projects designed and scheduled outside of the standard course grid. Independent study allows for investigations beyond the structured curriculum and classroom and exploration of content material that closely relates to faculty and student interest. However, the College of Liberal...

Readmit Policy

Students who have attended the University of Colorado, Denver and have been admitted to the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, but never registered and attended or have not registered for and attended classes on the Denver Campus for one year or longer(3 consecutive semesters, including summer), must reapply for...

Syllabus Requirements & Inserts

Every course in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences must have a course syllabus distributed to students the first class meeting. This policy applies to courses that meet on campus, courses that meet off campus, and all online courses. A faculty member is bound by the​​​ terms of his/her...