Intra-University Transfer College of Arts & Sciences

Students who are currently at CU but in another college such as Business, Engineering, Journalism, Architecture or Music can apply to transfer to or add a degree in the College of Arts & Sciences. Below are the requirements and the process. You must follow each step to be accepted.

A&S IUT Requirements

  • You must have a GPA of 2.0 or above. If you have below a 2.0 GPA, Please review these options here.
  • If you are a new student with no GPA, you may apply at the beginning of the semester (before census – usually the third Friday of classes).
  • You must be an active student at the time you apply. If you are not an active student, please review this page for instructions.
  • IUT Applicants from the College of Engineering and Applied Science will need to take a short survey found here - www.colorado.edu/engineering/thinkingofleaving - and meet with an advisor in the College of Engineering and Applied Science.  Please make an appointment with the the First-Year Experience Coordinator, Lelei Finau-Starkey (303.492.5071).

A&S IUT Application Processing Guidelines

  • Please review the comprehensive processing guidelines here.  You are responsible for knowing these deadlines.
  • Prior to the third week of the term: applications are processed for that term for all students with a GPA of 2.0 or higher.
  • After the third week of the term: applications are held until the end of the term for students with a GPA of 2.5 or under, and accepted for the next term for students with a GPA of 2.5 or higher.
  • All IUT applications accepted after census will be processed to take effect the following term.

A&S IUT Required Application Materials

  1. Major Declaration Form OR First-Year Checklist
  1. A&S Informational Presentation Quiz score report
  • View the Arts & Sciences Informational Presentation and take the Quiz
    • Tips: Please use the full screen mode (on bottom right of screen). It is also helpful to advance at your own pace, rather than use the autoplay. Allow 30 minutes for the presentation and quiz. If you have any technical issues with the presentation, please email SiTadvising@colorado.edu.
  • Print out your Quiz score report
    • You must score at least an 80% on the quiz. You will also need to print it out, sign it and turn it in to Woodbury 109 with the rest of your paperwork. If you do not make an 80% the first time, you will need to go back through the presentation and then take the quiz again until you have earned at least 80%.
  1. Your Unofficial Transcript available in MyCUInfo.
  1. IUT application
  • The IUT application is available at Woodbury 109; please allow 10 minutes to complete it when dropping off your application.

YOU MUST TURN IN ALL FOUR ITEMS TO WOODBURY 109 AT THE SAME TIME.

WE WILL NOT ACCEPT INCOMPLETE PAPERWORK.

Links for:

Options for Non-A&S Students below a 2.0 cumulative CU GPA

How to both readmit to CU and transfer to A&S

Detailed IUT Application Processing Guidelines