Admitted Non-Degree-Seeking Checklist

Welcome to the next steps for Non-Degree Seeking students! Please go through the following checklist as you prepare to enroll at Western.

 Activate Your MyWestern Account
  • Activate your MyWestern account using your student ID as your username. 
  • Once activated, reset your password at
  • MyWestern is where you view financial aid information, DegreeWorks, class registration dates and much more.
 Confirm Your Enrollment
  • Once you've made your decision to attend Western, you may submit your $200 tuition deposit. You will need to submit your deposit before you can register for classes. You can submit your deposit through your MyWestern account. You can also pay your deposit by check or credit card with the Cashier's Office at 970.943.3003. ​​
    • ​​Note: Tuition deposits are non-refundable and only necessary for your first semester at Western.
Register for Classes
  • Non-degree seeking students independently enroll in classes and do not have an advisor. For more information, please visit Non-Degree Seeking Registration Information
  • Class registration for new students will open on:
    • Spring 2018 Admits: November 6, 2017
    • Fall 2018 Admits: May 1, 2018
 Send Immunization and Selective Service Records
  • Colorado law requires all students to show proof of immunity against measles, mumps, and rubella. At a minimum, students must have completed the first MMR immunization before classes begin. Medical and religious exemptions are allowed. Students who plan to reside in on-campus housing may also want to consider receiving the meningococcal vaccine. If you live on-campus, proof of meningococcal vaccine or waiver is required. 
  • These forms are sent in a Welcome email after you register for classes. You can also find the forms on the Student Affairs webpage. Forms can be faxed to 970.943.2254, emailed to, or mailed to the address below with Attn: Student Affairs. 
  • For questions about these documents, contact the Office of Student Affairs at 970.943.2011 or
Get Your Books
  • Sign up for the Books-To-Go Program at or pick up all your books during your first week of classes at Western's Bookstore located in the University Center.
  • For questions on textbooks, contact the Bookstore at 970.943.2156.
Pay Your Tuition Bill
  • You will receive a paper billing statement by mail.
    • Adding or dropping classes, changing housing or meal plans may affect your account balance. Check your current account balance through your MyWestern Account one business day after making any changes.
  • Payment is due in full on or before the first day of classes, unless you set up a W-Pay Payment Plan.
  • For questions on your billing statement, contact the Cashier’s Office at 970.943.3003 or

Important Phone Numbers

OfficePhone #
Academic Resource Center(970) 943-7056
Admissions Office(970) 943-2119
Cashier’s Office(970) 943-3003
Financial Aid(970) 943-3085
IT Services(970) 943-3333
Orientation Office(970) 943-2469
Residence Life Office(970) 943-2101
Student Affairs Office(970) 943-2011
Please direct all mailed items to the appropriate office at:
Western State Colorado University 
600 N. Adams St.
Gunnison, CO 81231