FAQ's: Lifelong Learning - Metro Meritus
What is Metro Meritus?
Through Metro Meritus, anyone who is at least 60 years old may audit courses at MSU Denver at no cost to them on a noncredit, space available basis.
Are all classes available to Metro Meritus students?
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. Call the Center for Individualized Learning (303-556-8342) or check with the academic department if you have any questions.
Do I need to apply for admission or register for classes on the web or by phone to participate?
No. You only apply for admission IF you want to take the course for credit and pay regular tuition and fees. Metro Meritus participants do not formally register for the courses they wish to audit nor do they need to apply to be admitted to the University.
Will I receive credit as a Metro Meritus student?
No, this is a noncredit program. If you wish to earn credit, then you should apply through the regular admissions process.
Do I have to do the homework or take the tests?
No, you do not. This is only for your personal enjoyment and satisfaction.
What is the cost?
This a service offered at no charge.
I want to participate. What do I do?
Request a current class schedule and an application form from the Center for Individualized Learning (SF 10, 303-556-8342). You may also download the form from this web site at Lifelong Learning-Metro Meritus.
Attend the class of your choice, and ask the instructor if you may audit the course through Metro Meritus. If the course is available, the instructor will sign the application form. Return the signed application to our office, Saint Francis 10, or mail it to Center for Individualized Learning, Campus box 50, MSU Denver, PO Box 173362, Denver, CO. 80217-3362. Then enjoy your class! For further information, call 303-556-8342 and/or see Lifelong Learning-Metro Meritus.