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Financial Aid Application Working Group Report
The Financial Aid Application Working Group Report is now available. Click here for the full report.
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Financial Aid Application Working Group Report
Student Success and Workforce Revitalization Task Force Report
HB 21-1330 Report is now available. Click here for more info.
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Student Success and Workforce Revitalization Task Force Report
Educator Loan Forgiveness Program
Application is open for qualified educators to receive up to $5,000 toward educational loans
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Educator Loan Forgiveness Program
Colorado Free Application Days
Applications increase by 10% during Colorado Free Application Day
Students saved more than $2.5 million in waived application fees
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Colorado Free Application Days
Higher Education Student Success Legislation
HB21-1330, authorizes federal American Rescue Plan dollars for students, postsecondary institutions, and others with a focus on re-engaging students to earn the degrees they started to improve their earning power.

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Higher Education Student Success Legislation
Hunger Free and Healthy Minds
Four Colorado campuses earn Hunger Free and Healthy Minds designations.
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Hunger Free and Healthy Minds
Colorado Application for State Financial Aid
Colorado Application for State Financial Aid gives students immediate access to apply for the $160 million dollars Colorado allocates annually in financial aid. This new portal allows Colorado ASSET students to apply for state financial aid
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Colorado Application for State Financial Aid
Staying informed about Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)
The department has compiled resources about COVID-19 to help provide guidance to Institutions of Higher Education.
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Staying informed about Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)
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What's New?

January 10, 2022
The report outlines opportunities and lays out a modernized vision for the state’s postsecondary and workforce ecosystem
December 15, 2021
Qualified educators are eligible for an annual payment of up to $5,000 toward their outstanding educational loans
December 14, 2021
Students saved more than $2.5 million in waived application fees

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