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Student Senate

Student Life and Academic Affairs Committee


​     We provide frequent opportunities for interprofessional mingling through social activities that include all students in all schools at the Anschutz Medical Campus. See below for descriptions of our annual events. If you have an idea for an event that you’d like us to make possible this year, please e-mail Michelle.Nelsen@ucdenver.edu. We’d love to hear from you!  


​Events: 

COLORADO EXPLORERS FACEBOOK GROUP

We revamped the Colorado Snow Riders Facebook group and turned it into Colorado Explorers so that you can connect with new friends for all of your adventures! Join and let other students know about social outings you want to organize together. Use the group page to get a group together for First Friday on Santa Fe, or to climb a 14er this weekend, or to listen to your band play at Jazz at Jacks, or to carpool to A Basin for skiing. You can share your pictures here too! Find us at https://www.facebook.com/groups/ColoradoExplorers/

 

WELCOME WEDNESDAY

Get ready to kick off the new academic year with a huge BBQ, yard games, music, information about student groups on campus, and loads of free stuff! New this year: Come early to get your Student Senate custom-printed Welcome Wednesday pint glasses, and stay for door prizes of gift certificates and merchandise from Denver and Aurora businesses.

 

SKIDAZE

Ready for that powder in the high country? Student Senate brings you eight Mountains and Resorts so that you can conveniently shop for discounted season ski lift passes and other options offered by resorts and businesses.

 

BAGEL BAR

Before classes start on the second Friday of select months, enjoy free bagels donated by Einstein Bros and free schmears (cream cheese, peanut butter, butter) provided by Student Senate! Socialize with your friends and meet fellow students on the 3rd floor outdoor deck of Ed2N. Interested in showing off your skills and DJ’ing music for the next event? E-mail Michelle.Nelsen@ucdenver.edu.

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FOOD NIGHTS

Try out new foods at local restaurants when you join other students for dinner at a great discounted rate! Student Senate plans 3-4 food nights each year at different restaurants and always strives to choose a variety of menu items. If you have a favorite restaurant that you want others to experience and enjoy too, please email your suggestions to Michelle.Nelsen@ucdenver.edu.

 

MOVIE NIGHTS

Twice a year, Student Senate rents out an entire movie theater at Harkins Theaters and provides AMC students with half-price tickets! Watch a new release with 200 of your campus friends!

 

CANVAS AND COCKTAILS

Student Senate organizes a private event for AMC students at the Canvas and Cocktails studio where you learn the basics of acrylic painting at a reduced rate while enjoying the company of friends! This event is a 2-hour instructor-led painting session with free food, a cash bar, and your own beautiful creation to take home.

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