Category: Advising

Chris Heriza: Inspired and Inspiring

As the new Academic Advisor for the Arts and Culture and Global Affairs programs at University College, I am enjoying the continuous learning I am experiencing in my first month. Being once again fully engaged in Higher Education, I am inspired daily by the prospective and current students I am associating with. Seeing the many [...]

Customize your Master’s Degree and Earn a Certificate at the Same Time

Did you know? You could be just one or two courses away from adding a graduate certificate onto your master’s degree! Many students have the ability to lengthen their list of academic accomplishments by tacking a graduate certificate onto their degree – all while only taking a couple of extra courses. Earning a Graduate Certificate [...]

Pioneer Perks

There are many great perks of being a DU Pioneer. Yes, the obvious one is that you are earning your degree from a university ranked in the nation’s top 100 by U.S. News and World Report. However, the benefits go well beyond that. One service we suggest you utilize is our Career Services. Since job [...]

Transforming Passion into Purpose

As you may have heard, FOX 31 Denver is currently featuring the University of Denver (DU) in a five-part series entitled “Transforming Passion into Purpose.” These short documentaries show how members of the DU community are creating wide-spread, positive impacts by working on projects that are meaningful to the individuals involved and that use skills learned [...]

A Simplified Guide to Improving Your Networking Skills

You may already have a career, or you may be starting one (or changing industries). Regardless of your situation, one of the easiest ways to enhance your career transition is to network. Whether you are on campus or online, one of the best networks that you can build is right here during your time at [...]

4 Tips to Boost Your Career

Many students and prospective students look at a graduate degree as a magic ticket that will provide them with a career or job upon graduation. This is not true, and after a meeting with our career advisors on campus I realized I should write briefly about your degree and its relation to your career prospects! [...]

Time for Taxes

It’s that time of year again! We’ve recently received some questions about taxes and want to provide some additional details from the Bursar’s Office. 1098-T documents will be released by January 31, 2015 however, it is possible that they will be released earlier. You can learn more below or visit the tax area of the [...]

New Year’s Resolutions

So it’s the New Year, and we all want to start it off right and ensure success and happiness. As a student, you may have some resolutions that you have made, but here are some that will keep you on the path to academic and personal success! Cut out the procrastination Procrastination, it is everyone’s [...]

Preparing for Graduate School

Hundreds of thousands of students enter graduate school every year. Graduate school is intense, and it is often a big lifestyle change for many if not most all incoming students. You may have been out of school for quite a while, and you will probably have many things competing for your time that you did [...]

New Student and Technology Orientation

New Student Orientation/Technology Overview Saturday, January 3, 2015 9:00-11:30 a.m. University Hall Room 306 A new student orientation/technology overview will be held on Saturday, January 3, 2015 from 9:00 to 11:30 a.m. in University Hall (UH) 306.  Subjects covered include: key policies and procedures, academic issues, the career center, parking, the Anderson Academic Commons/library, ID [...]