Phil Apodaca

Phil Apodaca is the registrar at Colorado College. His responsibilities include student registration and enrollment; certifying student academic requirements and graduation; serving as the clearinghouse for enrollment files and errors; posting student personal leaves and withdrawals; handling student academic petitions; evaluating transfer credit, IB, and advanced standing credit; managing programs and classroom assignments; and supervising registrar’s office staff.

What do you consider your greatest achievement?

Being a good father.

What do you believe CC does best?

Teaches you to focus and work hard.

If there was one thing you would change about CC, what would it be?
More access to local students.

What is your greatest fear?
Spiders. hahaha.

Which person, living or dead, do you most admire?

My mother.

Who would you invite to your dream dinner party?
Peyton Manning and Barack Obama.

Where do you most want to visit?

The Mediterranean.

If you could hang out in one spot on campus, where would it be?

El Pomar Sports Center.

What memory about CC really sticks in your head?

The close friendships that I made.

If you didn’t work in your current profession, what other job would you most like to have?


On what occasion do you do a “happy dance?”

When I make a birdie.

What is a talent you have that very few know about?

I’m a good cook.

What is the last line in your biography?

“It’s not how long your life is, it’s how you live it!”