Community College of Denver (CCD) is a launching point, a place you can earn certificates, degrees, or a foundation of courses to help you transfer to a four-year college.
To determine if online learning is right for you, we suggest you start by completing our online quiz, “Is Online Learning Right for Me?”. While online and hybrid environments offer much more flexibility, they require more self-direction and self-discipline from you.
Get on your way to an expanse of possibilities and opportunities by completing these steps to enrollment.
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Get started by filling out our free online application. Applying is free; and if you are at least 17 years of age, you will be automatically accepted.
We will send you an acceptance letter via email with your Student ID number and instructions to log into your CCDConnect student portal.
Fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), your application for all federal and state aid, including grants, loans, and work-study. CCD’s school code is 009542.
The priority deadline for the FAFSA and CCD scholarships is April 15.
Authorize CCD to apply your COF stipend to discount your tuition bill through the “Authorize COF” link on CCDConnect under the Financial Aid & Payments tab.
You have several options to determine your placement in English and/or math courses. CCD provides several options to determine which classes are best for you, detailed at CCD.edu/CollegeReady.
Your SOAR session covers all of the important information you need as you begin your adventure as a CCD student.
Topics include choosing the right classes, resources, financial aid, and scholarships, getting involved on campus, registering for courses, and more.
To access your SOAR session, please log into CCDConnect. Once you are logged into the student portal, click on the Success Onboarding and Resources.
Learn D2L is a self-paced class designed to familiarize you with Desire2Learn, our online platform. In this class, you will learn how to view content, take quizzes, post discussions, and turn in assignments. How to Become a Successful Online Student is also a self-paced class, and will provide you with tips on how to succeed in your online courses. You can sign up for both of these classes in D2L by clicking on the TipsNTricks D2L link in Desire2Learn.
Our advisors will help you pick the right classes, understand program requirements and register for classes according to your program pathway. For details about your advisor and how to make appointments, visit CCD.edu/Advising.
Register early for the best selection of classes and times. To register for your classes log in to your CCDConnect student account and click on the Navigate icon. Click on the planner tab to see your planned courses and build your schedule. Pick the dates and times that work best for you for each course. When you are done adding sections click on the register button.
If you have questions or run into concerns or errors, we are here to help you, contact Academic Advising at 303.556.2481 or Advising@ccd.edu. You can also visit the Cyber Center on the first floor of the Confluence Building Room 123 for assistance Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m..
Your student CCDConnect email account is the official means of communication between you and the College. Once you have registered for classes, you will gain access to your student email account. At least once a week you should sign in to the CCDConnect student portal and view your registration, financial aid status, and check your email.
After you register for classes, complete one of the following:
Make sure your mailing address is up to date with us on CCDConnect, as you will be sent instructions on how to select your refund preferences should you have any refund issued to you by CCD. This information will be mailed to you within 7-10 business days after registering for classes.
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Confluence Building, Room 115
800 Curtis Street
Denver, CO 80204
Campus Box 215
P.O. Box 173363
Denver, CO 80217