Campus Reunion Activities 2016
Plan to meet your classmates on campus for breakfast this year, hear from students, take a campus tour, honor alumni at lunch and hear more about the college, then join us at the evening gala, celebrating the 50th anniversary of the founding of nurse practitioner education at CU.
|Thursday, September 22
|4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
||Diabetes in the Underserved Population Lecture|
Presented by Tour de Cure - American Diabetes Association
|6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
||Welcome Back Reception and Alumni Author Book Signing|
|Friday, September 23
|7:30 AM - 9:00 AM
||Class Breakfast and Student Panel |
|9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
||Health Sciences Library Tour|
|10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
||Undergraduate Programs - Karen Gorton, PhD, RN, MS|
|11:30 AM - 1:15 PM
||Lunch and Awards|
|1:30 PM - 4:00 PM
||The Nursing History Center|
|1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
||Clinical Education Center (CEC) / Simulation Lab / Center for Advancing Professional Excellence (CAPE) Tour|
|3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
||Eisenhower Suite Tour|
|Saturday, September 24
||Tour de Cure Colorado to benefit the American Diabetes Association |
The Office of Alumni Relations has set up room blocks at area hotels for alumni attending reunion activities and the Alumni Association Awards Luncheon.
Springhill Suites Denver/Anschutz (Across the street from campus.)
13400 E Colfax Ave
Aurora, CO 80011
CU College of Nursing Reunion Group Block* (Group code: CON)
*Book by August 21 for the discounted rate.
The Curtis Hotel
1405 Curtis St.
Denver, CO 80202
Group Code: University of Colorado College of Nursing*
*Book by August 5 for the discounted rate.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
How do I get to campus?
The Anschutz Medical Campus is located at I-225 and Colfax in Aurora, Colo. Children's Hospital Colorado and University Hospital face Colfax - the educational buildings (Education 1 and Education 2 North and South) and the Fulginiti Pavilion are located directly north of Children's Hospital. From I-225, take the 17th Place exit, turn on 17th, then turn right on Fitzsimons Parkway, and turn left on Montview Blvd. From Colfax, take Fitzsimons Parkway north past construction of the VA hospital and turn left on Montview Blvd. Drive west on Montview Blvd. to Victor Street or Uvalda Court. Turn left/south - the educational buildings will be directly in front of you. See the map.
Where do I park?
Parking can be a challenge on campus. Visitor parking is available in the Georgetown lot, the Julesburg lot, Kiowa Lot or the Ignacio lot. Visitor lots are in pink on the map. If these lots are filled, an attendant will direct you to the Henderson Permit/Visitor Parking Garage off of Montview Blvd. Parking rates are $1 per hour or a maximum of $5 per day. Look for the parking kiosks and place the receipt on the dashboard of your car.
How do I register?
Online registration is available. You will be able to can pay online with a credit card using a secure server, or by returning in the registration form that will come to you in the mail. If you did not get a registration packet in the mail, please contact 303-724-2518 or email email@example.com.
See the "Register Now" link at the top of this page to register online.
I'm in a wheelchair, are all of the buildings handicapped accessible?
Yes. All buildings are handicapped accessible.
How much walking will be involved during the reunion?
The Fulginiti Pavilion and the Education 2 North building are adjacent buildings on campus. The Health Sciences Library is about 150 yards away. If you have difficulty walking, we have a cart that can take you back and forth between buildings. On the tour, however, be aware that you'll need to be able walk the length of the building to get from the elevators to the labs (approximately 100 yards) and back. You'll also need to be able to stand for about an hour.
What if I have other questions?
Please contact the Office of Alumni Relations: 1-800-472-2586 or 303-724-2518, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mile High Cultural Experience
The Office of Alumni Relations has partnered with Visit Denver to provide alumni and their guests with the Mile High Culture Pass. Enjoy self-guided cultural experiences throughout the Mile High City.
Cost: $25 per person
Times: Check each attraction for hours of operation.
- Clyfford Still Museum
- Denver Art Museum
- Denver Botanic Gardens
- Denver Museum of Nature and Science
- Denver Zoo
- History Colorado Center
- Kirkland Museum of Fine and Decorative Art
*The Mile High Culture Pass will admit visitors to three participating attractions of their choice over the course of three consecutive days. The pass is activated at the first attraction visited.