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CU in the Community

Dec. 10, 2018 - March 29, 2019

For eight years now, members of the CU Denver | Anschutz community have been volunteering their time and talent through the CU in the Community program. It’s a great way to spend time with your colleagues outside of the office while giving back to the communities in which we work.

All faculty and staff at both CU Denver and CU Anschutz Medical Campus will be given one half-day of work time (four hours) to go into the community and participate in a volunteer activity of their choice. Individuals can volunteer at an organization that they have a personal interest with or can choose from the featured partners list.  Faculty and staff can choose to participate individually or with a group/department. Students and alumni are also welcome to participate with faculty and staff or individually. 

While you are welcome to volunteer with any organization that resonates with your priorities, we have a number of recommendations  included on this website.

We highly encourage departments to volunteer in a group activity. It can be a fun way to bring your colleagues together outside the normal work setting—and have a great time—while contributing to our mission of improving the health and well-being of people in Colorado.


How It Works

Step 1: Choose a community service program​ to volunteer with.

Step 2: Schedule a day to volunteer between Dec. 10, 2018 and March 29, 2019

Step 3: Complete the appropriate Sign-up Form on this site.

Step 4: Perform your volunteer service with pride and joy!

Step 5: Tell us about your volunteer experience through our Feedback Form​.


Volunteer Handbook

CU in the Community Sign-up Forms

Post-volunteer Feedback Form


Questions? Visit our Frequently Asked Questions.



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