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Future Students

The Center for Human Enrichment (CHE) provides support to first generation college students; these are students whose parents or legal guardians do not hold a bachelor’s degree or students who have independent status, living outside the support of a natural or adoptive parent.

As a CHE participant, you will become part of a caring community that will support your academic and personal growth until you graduate from UNC. The CHE program is recognize in the top 1% of all federally funded Student Support Services (SSS) programs in the nation.

If you are interested in applying for CHE then first read the eligibility information below to see if you are eligible.

Eligibility Requirements

Each year the Center for Human Enrichment (CHE) program accepts approximately 60-70 new students who are the first in their families to attend college. To be eligible students must:

  • be a first-generation college student  
  • meet federal income guidelines set by the U.S. Department of Education
  • accepted students must be committed to utilizing CHE's program services throughout their undergraduate career.

Interested in Applying?

Currently we are recruiting a new cohort for the 2017-2018 academic year. If you are interested in applying to CHE then download the application and follow the submission instructions below. In order to help us process your application in a timely manner, before submitting, review your application to make sure it is completed, that you have attach the required tax information and responses to all four of the essay questions.

Download Application

Application Submission

You can submit your application through one of the options listed below:

  • Fax your application to 970-351-2697
  • Send via postal mail to:
    University of Northern Colorado
    Center for Human Enrichment/Student Support Services
    ATTN: Flora Powells, Coordinator, Advising and Programming
    Campus Box 85
    Greeley, CO 80639-0127
  • Email your completed CHE application as a PDF attachment to CHE@unco.edu


Please feel free to call our main office at 970-351-1905.

Thank you for your interest in our program, we hope soon CHE will become your home away from home.

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