Join PCDP Today!


PCDP Students

Are you a first generation student (neither parent has a 4-year bachelorette degree)?

Are you academically motivated, with a GPA over 2.50?

How would you like to be a part of the University of Colorado's Pre-Collegiate Development Program?

Simply follow the intructions below to apply!

1) Download, print, and fill out completely, the Participant Application

2) Print the Recommendation Forms and get each filled out by a different teacher/counselor - a total of two (2) should be completed (both included in attachment)

3) Write your Essay

  • Minimum 300 words
  • Typed (double spaced)
  • TOPIC: Why do you feel a college education is important?
4) Get a copy of your most recent transcript


Once all materials are complete, mail the packet to our office:
*Note: Students with incomplete applications will NOT be eligible for admission. 

                                Attn: Anthony Trujillo
                                Pre-Collegiate Development Programs
                                University of Colorado Colorado Springs, Main Hall 303
                                1420 Austin Bluffs Parkway
                                Colorado Springs, CO 80918

         Contact Anthony Trujillo with Questions or Concerns:
                                   (719) 339-2440