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Important Academic Dates

March 1: Priority deadline for financial aid applications (FAFSA, International Student Application for Financial Aid)

April 1: Deadline to apply to most Naropa University scholarships

May 1: Confirmation deposit due

June 1: Early Access Registration begins

July 1: Accept or decline financial aid in MyNaropa

August 21: Tuition & fee payment due

August 23: Residence hall move-in; international student orientation

August 24-25: New Student Orientation (mandatory for all new undergraduate students)

August 28: First day of classes; financial aid refunds available

Full Academic Calendar

How to Pay

Naropa University offers a payment plan that breaks your tuition and fees into four monthly payments each semester. There is a $50 enrollment fee that must be paid each semester that you use the payment plan. To enroll, submit a Payment Plan Agreement along with your first payment.

General Payment Information 

Credit Card Payments

  • We accept Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover.
  • You can pay online through MyNaropa by finding “Billing and Payments” under the “Student” tab.  We can also take your CC info over the phone.
  • If you are calling in your info, please provide your credit card number, CVV code (for Visa, MasterCard and Discover it’s the last 3 digits on the back of your card; for American Express it’s the 4 digits on the front of your card), and expiration date. 

Check Payments

  • Make checks payable to Naropa University
  • Include student name and ID number in the memo field of the check
  • Send payments to:
    Naropa University
    ATTN: Coordinator of Student Accounts
    2130 Arapahoe Ave
    Boulder, CO 80302

Cash Payments

  • If paying by cash, please pay in person with the Coordinator of Student Accounts located on the first floor of Wulsin Hall, Arapahoe Campus.
  • NOTE: We are unable to provide change, so please bring the exact amount due.

Wire Transfer

  • Available upon request for international students. Please ask for additional information.


Questions may be directed to Student Financial Services, 303-546-3509.

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    Explanation of FERPA (Privacy & Your Records)

    Students will be notified of their FERPA rights annually by publication in the student handbook.

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    Office of Accessibility

    The Office of Accessibility coordinates the university's efforts to provide full access to educational, cultural and other programs sponsored by the university for qualified students with disabilities.

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    Student Health InsuranceNaropa University offers our students the opportunity to enroll in an affordable, comprehensive health insurance plan.
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    Office for Inclusive CommunityThe Office for Inclusive Community (OIC) is Naropa’s home for social justice work—celebrating diverse identities and creating a culture at Naropa that is radically inclusive.
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    Student Counseling CenterNaropa Student Counseling Center integrates contemplative approaches with modern clinical practice to assist our clients in reaching their highest level of emotional and mental well-being.
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    Student Affairs & Campus SafetyThere are numerous opportunities for students to get involved at Naropa through Student Affairs. Also, our Naropa Caretakers are trained CSAs (Campus Security Authorities as defined by the Jeanne Clery Act) with additional training in First Aid, CPR, emergency response activation, student safety resources, and building and campus safety.  
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    On- and Off-Campus HousingNaropa is dedicated to assisting students find and enjoy housing that provides healthy sustainable living, whether it is on- or off-campus. Naropa offers on-campus housing that delivers support and programs designed to enhance academics and build community.
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    International StudentsOur students hail from all corners of the world: London, Paris, Moscow, Sydney, Tehran, Tokyo, Bejing, and many places in between. And they continue to come here because—above all else—they're welcomed warmly here. They always will be.
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    Student AdvisorsAll students are assigned an academic advisor, who is responsible for carefully guiding students through their academic journey at Naropa, beginning with new student orientation and ending with graduation.
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    Financial Aid74% of undergraduate Naropa students receive some form of financial aid and 37% of Naropa graduate students receive a scholarship, fellowship, or assistantship.
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    The Naropa Writing CenterThe Naropa Writing Center's goal is to be an effective resource for all members of the Naropa community (students, staff, faculty, alumni) by providing a respectful, collaborative, and engaged learning environment for all writers.
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    LibrariesThe Allen Ginsberg Library is your home library as a Naropa student, faculty member or employee. We also have the Paramita Library and Research Center, Nalanda Arts Library, and Center for Culture Identity & Social Justice Library.