New Student Registration

Welcome to Western State Colorado University!

The Academic Resource Center will guide you through registering for your first semester classes at Western.

Note: you must pay your $200 tuition deposit prior to registering for classes.

Click the appropriate title below for registration instructions:

Freshmen or Transfers with less than 24 credits

  • First time freshman
  • Freshman with AP or IB credits
  • Freshman that has completed college courses while still in high school (Concurrent/dual enrollment)
  • Transfer student who has completed less than 24 college credits

Transfers with 24 or more credits/ABA students

  • Transfer student who has completed 24 or more college credits
  • Additional BA Student

Freshmen or Transfers with less than 24 credits

All freshmen will be registered for classes by an academic advisor once they have completed the New Student Registration Survey.

STEP 1

  • View the DegreeWorks Overview video tutorial on the Academic Resource Center's YouTube Channel: DegreeWorks Overview

STEP 2

STEP 3

  • Log into your Inside Western account and change your password.
  • Go to the Current Western Students page
  • Click on MyWestern
  • Sign in with your user name (i.e. stu123456) and your password. (Your temporary password was mailed to you).
  • Visit www.western.edu/password to change your password
  • If you are having issues logging in, please call IT Services at 970-943-3333.

STEP 4

  • Pay your $200 tuition deposit. Call the Cashier's Office to pay over the phone at (970) 943-3003.

STEP 5

Transfers with 24 or more credits OR Additional BA Students

New Student Registration will begin May 1.

STEP 1

  • Have you received your transfer evaluation? Your transferred courses will be in DegreeWorks and you would have received an email from the Office of the Registrar.
  • You will need access to your transfer courses in DegreeWorks for registration.

 STEP 2

  • View the DegreeWorks Overview video tutorial on the Academic Resource Center's YouTube Channel: DegreeWorks Overview

STEP 3

STEP 4

  • Log into your Inside Western account and change your password.
  • Go to the Western Current Students page
  • Click on MyWestern
  • Sign in with your user name (i.e. stu123456) and your password. (Your temporary password was mailed to you).
  • Visit www.western.edu/password to change your password
  • If you are having issues logging in, please call IT Services at 970-943-3333.

STEP 5

  • Pay your $200 tuition deposit. Call the Cashier's Office to pay over the phone at (970) 943-3003.

STEP 6

  • Call the Academic Resource Center at 970-943-7056 to schedule your appointment.
  • You will have a registration appointment over the phone or in person with the Academic Resource Center.
  • You will register for classes and an academic advisor will be assigned to you at that point in time.

Non-Degree Seeking Students

Non-Degree seeking students can enroll in classes without meeting with an advisor. Please visit www.western.edu/nondegree for additional information.

Concurrent Enrollment Students

Concurrent Enrollment students are enrolled in classes through Extended Studies. Please contact them directly at 970-943-2885.

Have you already registered? Click below for additional resources and assistance:

Academic Advising