University of the Rockies Catalog - Introduction
University of the Rockies is a private, independent graduate school offering Master of Arts (MA), Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), and Doctor of Psychology (PsyD) degrees. University of the Rockies is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association. For additional information about the University’s accreditation, please contact:
The Higher Learning Commission North Central Association
A copy of the documentation describing the University’s accreditation will be made available to any enrolled or prospective student upon request. Please contact the University Provost at Provost@rockies.edu.
Understanding that issues of diversity are integral to the successful and ethical functioning of institutions of higher education, University of the Rockies demonstrates its commitment to diversity through the Office of Diversity, which is managed by the President’s Diversity Council and the Diversity Task Force. Additionally, administrators, faculty members, and students strive to encourage and support diversity in their actions with individuals both inside and outside the Rockies community.
University of the Rockies reserves the right to refuse to admit or readmit any applicant. Furthermore, University of the Rockies reserves the right to dismiss any student, at any time, who fails to give satisfactory evidence of academic or clinical ability, earnestness of purpose, or active cooperation in all requirements for acceptable program completion.
University of the Rockies cannot guarantee that a student will earn a Doctoral degree or a Master’s degree or qualify for licensure in Colorado or any other state. Students residing in, or seeking licensure in, states other than Colorado are responsible for assuring that their program at University of the Rockies will meet the licensure requirements of that state.
The following disclosures are required by various state regulatory authorities:
A copy of the documentation describing the institution’s licensure, registration, authorization or certification will be made available to any enrolled or prospective student upon request. Please contact Bridgepoint Education, Inc.’s Manager, State Compliance for documentation.
Student Complaint State Contact Information
Students are encouraged to use the University procedures outlined in the Student Rights and Responsibilities section of this Catalog to file an informal complaint or formal grievance. Any student may contact his or her specific state agency directly to register a complaint. For information on registering a complaint in your state, please visit http://www.rockies.edu/accreditation.htm#state.
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Colorado Springs Campus
University of the Rockies’ campus is located at 555 East Pikes Peak Avenue, Ste. 108 in Colorado Springs, Colorado. The campus is housed in a historic railway station and contains classrooms, faculty and administrative offices, a library, and an on-site behavioral health clinic.
At Rockies Counseling Center, students in the School of Professional Psychology gain practical experience under the supervision of licensed psychologist. The clinic contains a dozen therapy rooms, including spaces dedicated to group therapy, as well as therapy using music, art and play. There is also space dedicated to neuropsychology testing and assessment and biofeedback. Video monitoring and recording are used in the clinic to support the supervision and learning processes.
On campus, the library is staffed seven days a week to support students. The library provides university-wide access to a variety of research resources both online and on ground. The library also offers interlibrary loan services allowing students to obtain books, articles, and other documents not currently in the electronic collections.
Administrative offices at University of the Rockies, Colorado Springs Campus are open for business from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday. For contacts in Colorado Springs, please dial (719) 442-0505 or (866) 621-0124 (toll-free), and then dial the appropriate extension.
Business/Finance ext. 4446
VP/Campus Director ext. 1667
College Deans and Academic Support Services ext. 1697
Facilities ext. 1673
Financial Aid ext. 1643
Library ext. 1675
Registrar ext. 1693
Student Affairs ext. 3664
Denver Instructional Site
The Denver Instructional Site, located at 1201 16th Street, Suite 200, Denver, Colorado, 80202, has approximately 30,000 square feet of space, which includes classrooms, a library, student study areas, a student lounge, staff offices, and a 150-seat auditorium. “Coaching” classrooms are also available for observation and video feedback. All areas of the Instructional Site have wireless access and the public areas have power and network outlets.
Throughout the facility, technology has been incorporated to aid the teaching and learning process. Classrooms have projection systems, high definition cameras, conferencing capabilities and computer and Internet access. The coaching classrooms have one-way glass windows and video control systems, enabling faculty to provide feedback and coaching to their students.
The library has approximately 8,000 square feet of space with study rooms and a lounge area. The library provides university-wide access to a variety of research resources both online and on ground. The library also offers interlibrary loan services allowing students to obtain books, articles, and other documents not currently in the electronic collections.
University of the Rockies’ Denver Instructional Site is open for business from 9:00am to 6:00pm, Monday through Friday. To reach administrators at our campus in Colorado Springs, please dial (719)442-0505 or (866) 621-0124 (toll-free). For contacts in Denver, please dial (303) 446-5867 or (855) 531-4705 (toll-free), and then dial the appropriate extension.
Facilities ext. 2069
Financial Aid ext. 8631
Library Office ext. 1854
Library Front Desk ext. 1853
Registrar ext. 8248
Student Affairs ext.8820
University of the Rockies online is open for business from 9 am to 6 pm, Monday through Friday. Please dial (866) 621-0124 (toll-free) to reach contacts for the online delivery format.