A student grants access to all or portions of their record as viewed in
the UCDAccess student portal by entering the guest’s name and email address. The
guest receives a few emails to establish their access, connects a
social media profile for authentication, and they're done!
They'll need to create one. CU Guest Access uses Google, LinkedIn or
Facebook to authenticate a guest's identity. There's no way around this
at this time.
Advisor information—May include name and email for assigned advisors based on plan or program
College Opportunity Fund (COF) selections—For Colorado resident undergraduate students who are COF eligible
Class schedule—Enrolled, dropped and waitlisted classes by term
Contact information—Includes student home, mail and local addresses, email addresses and phone numbers
Course history—A record of all classes taken, including campus, status and grades
Emergency contact information—All emergency contact information
supplied by the student, including a contact’s relationship, address,
phone and email, if available
Enrollment appointments—Enrollment dates for upcoming terms by campus
Grades—All grades from classes taken at any University of Colorado campus, including credit hours and GPA
Health insurance selection—Coverage selected or waived by the student and by term
Holds—Current campus-specific holds that may impact registration
Program/plan information—Includes all institutions, careers, programs, majors and degrees
Transfer credit report—Credit received from external institutions and applied at CU
Unofficial transcripts—Includes “All CU Careers” unofficial transcript
No. The only items guests can see are those in your official student record.
No. Access to financial records is maintained by the Student Financial
Services office (Bursar's Office). You'll need to set up your guest as
an authorized payer to grant them access to your bill.
Yes. Students can select any combination of items to share with their guests.
Yes. You can make changes to a guest's access at any time by editing your CU Guest Access settings in the UCDAccess student portal.
Yes. You can revoke guest access at any time by editing your CU Guest Access settings in the UCDAccess student portal.
As many as you want!
No. Guests are not able to make any changes to a student record (such as
updating an address) or complete any action on behalf of the student
(like registering for classes).
No. CU Guest Access does not allow a guest to speak with a university
representative about your record. In order to allow a guest to do that,
you need to establish a FERPA Consent to Releasefor that guest.
Guest Access is online and read-only. A guest can't do anything on your
behalf, and they can't speak with a university representative about
your record. However, the FERPA Consent to Release allows the university to discuss student-approved records with a parent or authorized third party.
If your questions aren't answered here, contact the Office of the Registrar at firstname.lastname@example.org or 303-724-8000.
Information for Guests
You'll need to create one. CU Guest Access uses social media accounts to
authenticate a guest’s identity. This is the only option available at
First, check your spam folder. Since the authorization emails are sent
from a network account, they may be flagged as spam. If you still can't
find them, confirm the email that your student used, then ask your
student to re-send the email.
Yes. The email address that your student uses to establish your access
must match the email you use for LinkedIn, Facebook or Google.
probably already logged in to that social media account (note: Gmail is
part of the Google platform). You have three options:
If you don't need to be logged in to the social media account right now, log out of the social media account and try again.
If you're still on the first activation step (i.e., you haven't
logged in using a social media account yet) and your email address is
associated with more than one of the three social media accounts, use
another account instead.
If you need to use this account and you need keep your social media account open:
Open a different browser (e.g., Internet Explorer, Safari, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox).
Confirm that you're not logged in to your social media account in that browser.
Copy the link from your email message into the browser's address bar, and hit Enter.
Select your social media account, and continue the process.
First, make sure you're not already logged in to the social media
account you're using for CU Guest Access (see previous FAQ). If that
doesn't solve the problem, close and reopen your browser, then clear its
cache (see instructions for Internet Explorer, Safari, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox). If you're still having problems, contact the Office of the Registrar for troubleshooting help.
Your student can re-send the email that contains the security key.
Your student should revoke access, then re-establish access with your first and last name and email address.
Once you've signed in to the CU Guest Access website, click the title of
the record you'd like to view (for example, Emergency Contact). On the
next screen, click Search to get a list of all students for whom you
have been granted access. Click on the name to view the record for that
Your student. Unless your student has released protected information to you via FERPA Consent to Release, CU Anschutz cannot release any non-directory information about that student.