Continuing Education - Audit, Listening In

Continuing Education

Continuing Education

Enroll in regular session UCCS courses on a space-available basis. Learn from some of UCCS' most distinguished professors. Our lifelong learner programs are non-credit and do not count toward a certificate or degree program.


***Listening In and Audit Programs are not available for Summer 2020 or Fall 2020***


Try these convenient education opportunities:

Ed2Go Online Courses -6-week online courses at an affordable price

Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) -Hundreds of FREE online courses



On Campus Courses
Audit Program
Lifelong Learners Age 55+
Listening In


  • Apply

    Option 1) Complete the Academic Outreach application online (no cost). Select Non-Credit as the Desired Program.

    Option 2) Complete the Application Form and submit form with $10 application fee, to our office.  *application fee is non-refundable

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  • Choose A Course

    The following courses are not available for Audit Program/Listening In:
    Online, Extended Campus, Lab (computer, biology, and chemistry), Materials Intensive courses, and Freshman Seminars.


    Two weeks before the semester starts... find a course using Guest Course Search.

    Detailed course descriptions can be found by visiting the UCCS Academic Catalog.


    One week before the semester starts... E-mail your course request with your UCCS Student ID to

  • Register

    Upon confirmation of space availability and permission is granted by the professor, you will be registered officially in the University student database.

    Instructor Permission is either:

    Deadline and Cancellation/Refund Policy

    Registration is closed after the second week of the semester.

    You can receive a 100% refund if you cancel a class during the first two weeks of the semester. No refunds are issued after the second week of the semester.

  • Pay

    To Pay my Bill:

    1. Log into myUCCS Student Portal
    2. Under Student Financials (Bursar), click on "Pay Your Bill"
    3. On the "Student Financial Services" page, click "Make Payment"
    4. Enter the payment amount and payment method and click on "Continue"
    5. Provide payment information for the selected method and click "Continue"
    6. Confirm the payment information and click "Confirm"
    7. Payment is now complete. Please print and keep all receipts for you records

    A service fee on credit card/debit card transactions in the amount of 2.75% of the credit card/debit card payment will be charged on your student account. Visit Bursar Office for additional information.



  • Attendance

    Expectations should be established with the Professor:

    • Each course/professor has varying requirements for Audit Program/Listening In participants. The course professor and student should meet at the beginning of the semester to determine if both have the same expectations regarding pre-requisites, participation in class discussions, class work and assignments.
    • Audit Program/Listening In students must adhere to all university student policies. Refer to: STUDENT CLASSROOM/COURSE-RELATED BEHAVIOR POLICY
  • Campus Computers/Resources

    Activate your myUCCS Student Portal account to access campus resources:

    1. Go to and click on "Claim your Account"
    2. Enter required information as well as security code at bottom of screen to receive your UCCS username and create your password.
  • Textbooks

    View and/or purchase the required textbooks for your class, visit the Bookstore website and utilize the Textbook search tool in the upper left portion of the screen, "Purchase & Rent Textbooks".

  • Parking

    All UCCS parking lots require a parking permit. Permits must be paid for either online (preferred option) or in the Parking Office.  Online payments can be made by either choosing to pay with a credit card or choosing to simply place the permit on your student account.  Payments at the Parking Office can be made with cash, check, or credit card.

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