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University of Colorado Parents and Family Program


We hope you can join us at the upcoming LynxFest: Family & Alumni Weekend on October 21, 2017!

Here is what last year's itinerary looked like:

Family, Friends and Alumni Day 2016


Saturday, October 22nd

​​10:00am- 5:00pm
Welcome & Check-In

​​​​Student Commons Building​​ 
Lynx Center-
*When you arrive to campus, please check in to the Lynx Center front desk and get a schedule of events and goodies!

​ Networking Brunch Student Commons Building
Room 250
*Hear from Chancellor Dorothy Horrell and mingle with campus representatives as well as other families, alumni and friends.

12:00pm-1:00pm Campus History Tour Student Commons Building
Lynx Center-
*Make sure to check out this tour that includes the history of our campus by our own Dr. Colorado, Tom Noel. The tour will begin in front of the Lynx Center.

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12:00pm-1:00pm Behind the Scenes Tour of Tivoli Meet inside Tivoli
Near Bookstore-
*Ever wonder about the history of the Tivoli Student Union? Here’s your chance to learn all about it!

1:00pm-2:00pm Lecture Student Commons Building
Room 2600-
Mike Greene, Biology – “Ants in Space”
Dr. Greene is a national leader in ant research who studies applications of the mechanics of ant colonies to modern engineering and science. He recently partnered with faculty at CU Boulder and Stanford to study the behaviors of ants in space in a project dubbed, appropriately, “Ants in Space.”

2:00pm-3:30pm   CU Denver Club Sports Game CU Denver Field

*Cheer on your CU Denver Lynx! 


Looking for things to do on your own in Denver? Here are a few ideas:

·         Clyfford Still Museum: The Works on Paper

·         Cherry Creek Fresh Market

·         Denver Art Museum: Audacious

·         History Colorado Center: By Their Hats, Horses, and Homes, We Shall Know Them

·         Denver Museum of Nature and Science: Extreme Mammals

·         Denver Zoo

·         Denver Botanic Garden: Works by Heidi Jung

·         Museum of Contemporary Art​ 

*Find student discounts on museums, attractions, restaurants, and more at*

Please check out CU Denver’s Financial L​iteracy​​ webpage for resources including free use of the Schwab Moneywise On Campus program and a listing of events that parents and family are welcome to attend:


Parent and Family Program  *Phone: 303-352-3768  *Email:​​

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