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Upcoming Alumni Events

CU at the 39th 9NEWS Parade of Lights

Saturday, December 7, 2013 | 4 - 7 p.m. | CU Business School Building, 1350 Lawrence St, Denver, CO 80202

parade of Lights

Celebrate the season with the University of Colorado Denver Campus and Anschutz Medical Campus at the 39th Annual 9NEWS Parade of Lights.

Meet at the CU Business School Building, located on the corner of 15th and Lawrence Streets in Downtown Denver. Relax with fellow alumni, family and friends with a delicious cup of hot chocolate and pick up your free CU gift*. Then head to the parade route--only a few steps away--to enjoy stunning floats, twinkling lights, and some of Colorado's greatest marching bands! The parade begins at 6 p.m.

Register now!

*Limited quantity, so be sure to arrive early!

CU Family Night at the National Western Stock Show

Friday, January 24, 2014 | 7:30 p.m. | National Western Complex

4655 Humboldt St., Denver, CO 80216

From barrel racing to steer roping, alumni will have a blast at CU Family Night at the National Western Stock Show. Your $17 ticket includes parking in the National Western Stock Show parking lot*, access to the grounds and entrance to the evening's rodeo. Don't miss the Mutton Bustin' Contest where future rodeo stars are made!

Alumni may enter a relative into the lottery for the Mutton Bustin' Contest with the purchase of tickets. Children must be 5 - 7 years old and weigh less than 55 pounds. Register by noon on January 3, 2014.


Contact the Office of Alumni Relations for additional information or to register your child.

Anschutz Campus:303-724-2518 or

Denver Campus:303-315-2333 or

* Parking is first-come, first-served in the National Western Parking Lot.


CU Advocacy Reception and Dinner at the National Western Stock Show:
As part of CU Family Night on January 24th, the CU Advocates program and
CU President Bruce and Marcy Benson will host a welcome reception and dinner. 
You'll meet CU officials and fellow CU supporters, while learning about the university's latest advocaty efforts.
You will need the stock show ticket you purchased through the alumni office to gain access to all NWSS events, including the CU Advocacy Reception and Dinner.
Reception: 5:30pm
Dinner: 6:00pm
Rodeo: 7:30pm
CU Advocate members: complimentary access to reception
CU Advocate member guests: $5
Non-members and guests: $10
Children under 5: Free


CU at the Nuggets

Sunday, March 23, 2014 | 3:00 pm | Pepsi Center

Join fellow alumni as the Denver Nuggets take on the Washington Wizards at the Pepsi Center. Your $15 ticket includes a hot dog and drink.

Guaranteed tickets are available until March 18th. 

If you have ticket purchasing questions please contact Lyndsay Marchbanks at 303.405.7635 or email

Register now!

Pepsi Center
1000 Chopper Circle
Denver, CO 80204

Fan Experience registration is now closed.  You will be contacted by March 19th if you were selected to participate in the courtside, half-time fan tunnels, or post-game experiences.

Registration Deadline: March 12, 2014
*Names will be drawn for each fan experience and you will be notified by email if selected by March 19, 2014. Preference will be given to alumni and their immediate family members.