The MSU Denver Metro Meritus program allows persons aged 60 years or older to participate for free in courses offered by the University on a non-credit basis. Most courses are eligible for this program based on the approval of the instructor and the availability of space. For more information on which types of courses are eligible and instructions on applying for the program, 请参阅下面的参与者资源.

Participants may attend courses on campus as well as online and hybrid courses.

请参阅下面的注册流程. You may also contact us at [email protected] if you have enrollment questions that are not answered below.

Walk-In Hours


Participants can visit the Metro Meritus office during the week on Monday, Tuesday, 和周三的信息和注册协助.  If possible please call 303-615-0412 or email prior to your visit,  [email protected].

2024年秋季Metro Meritus免预约时间


Monday 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.


1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Tuesday and Wednesday

1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Office Closed

独立日假期,7月4日星期四和星期五 & 5, 2024

Labor Day, Monday, September 2, 2024

Important Dates

Important Dates

  • Pre-registration form for fall is available beginning July 29, 2024.
  • Returning participants registration form for fall is available beginning July 29, 2024.
  • Fall registration forms will be processed beginning August 19, 2024, which is the first day of class. Metro Meritus participants are not permitted to be registered until that day as tuition paying students have priority in the registration process.
  • Fall registration form submission deadline is Wednesday, September 4, 2024.

Restricted Courses

Restricted Courses

While the large majority of MSU Denver classes are available to Metro Meritus students on a space available basis, some classes with specific studio or technical requirements may not be. Attendance in courses is always at the discretion of the instructor. Also, participants are restricted to attending two courses per semester.

Restricted Courses

  • Courses with substantial fees
  • Non-credit courses
  • Correspondence courses
  • Self-paced courses
  • Art Studio courses
  • Communication Design courses
  • Creative Writing courses
  • Private Music Instruction
  • 需要实验室或专门设备的课程, 包括餐厅(RST)和饮料管理(BVG)
  • Field trips
  • Master’s degree courses

Registration Process - Summer Closed/Fall Registration Begins July 29th. 秋季报名截止日期为9月4日.

New Participants 从7月29日开始,2024年秋季完工 美华都会酒店新会员预登记:

  1. 预先注册允许进入大学系统, 指定一个大学标识号(又名900#),  a NetID (user name), university email address, and provides access to an official university identification card.
    • Submit the form at least one week prior to the first day of a course.
    • Late submissions may delay your access to university systems and your ability to complete registration.
  2. When this form has been processed, you will receive a confirmation email that the pre-registration process is complete.  This email will also contain your university credentials and instructions on setting up your MSU Denver account and instructions on obtaining your university identification card.
  3. Complete the Metro Meritus Registration Form 在您收到确认邮件后. You must set up your MSU Denver account before completing the registration form and will need your university identification number, your MSU Denver NetID and MSU Denver email account to complete set-up of your account.

Returning Participants 完整,从7月29日开始,新的在线 Metro Meritus Registration Form

  1. If you have not participated in over a year, contact Susan Heath at [email protected] 这样她就能在系统中找到你的证件. 您必须在系统中激活才能注册.
  2. If you do not have an official MSU Denver identification card, 请与美华都会酒店协调员联系, Susan Heath, at [email protected].

Registration Issues

Thank you for your patience as we implement our new online registration system. 如果您在使用新注册表格时遇到问题, 你可以选择使用旧的纸质表格. 以下是您需要的信息:

Please see the information above regarding course restrictions.

如果您想使用在线注册表格, 您需要启用您的密歇根州立大学丹佛分校的电子邮件帐户. New participants check your email for your university identification number, NetID, email address, and instructions.  Returning participants that need to re-activate their account, 请联系美华都会酒店项目协调员, Susan Heath, at [email protected].

Building Access

IDs for Building Access

Beginning Fall 2023 continuing participants can pick-up their campus badge / ID card from the ID Station in the Tivoli, room 269 on the second floor. 在Tivoli ID Station网站上看几个小时. You must have a university identification number on file with the Tivoli ID Station in order to pick up your ID. Please also have your Colorado State Driver’s License or Colorado State ID with you to prove your identity.  You can email [email protected] 确认您的大学识别号码已存档.

New participants contact [email protected] to obtain your university identification number prior to visiting the Tivoli ID Station.

Your first ID is free, but if you lose it, you will have to pay for a replacement.

Map of Auraria campus. Tivoli is circled

Campus Emergency Notificatons

  • 在紧急情况下或通知社区关闭, the Auraria Campus utilizes a text, email, and voice messaging Emergency Notification System called Rave to deliver important information to faculty, staff, and students.
  • Visit this 紧急通知系统网页 注册、查看和/或更新您的信息. Log in using your MSU Denver email address and your Rave password. Use the “forgot password” link if you have issues logging in.

Accessibility Information

Metro Meritus participants can receive limited accommodations when attending courses. The Metro Meritus program is an audit program and therefore no tests or homework are required of the participant. Therefore, accommodations for extended times for taking tests or completing homework assignments are not available. Instructors are not required to grade Metro Meritus participant assignments. However, accommodations for course materials in an accessible format are available to participants.

Participants with mobility issues can use the Accessibility van to travel around campus.

Participants must contact the Access Center at 303-615-0200 to request disability related accommodations.

FAQs for Metro Meritus Participants

Participant Resources

Metro Meritus利益相关者信息

Are you a Metro Meritus Stakeholder?

Metro Meritus participants interface with many different departments across campus, just as regular paying students. Metro Meritus participants are auditors, who do not pay tuition and fees. Therefore, they may not have access to the same university services as regular paying students, 或者他们可能有不同的途径获得大学的服务. Please review our Metro Meritus利益相关者信息 获取有关美极都会参加者的指引. 您可以联系美极城项目协调员, Susan Heath, or the CIL Director, Sara Jackson Shumate if you have any questions or concerns at 303-615-0525 or email [email protected].


Metro Meritus非学术部门信息

Metro Meritus is a Metropolitan State University of Denver audit program for senior citizens who are 60 years of age or older.

Please see this flyer for more information.


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