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Office of Undergraduate Experiences
FYS PSYC 1111-002 at the Sports Authority at Mile High Field

Undergraduate Experiences

Welcome to the Office of Undergraduate Experiences!


Undergraduate Experiences strives to enhance student learning by providing access to high quality and innovative programs for all CU Denver undergraduate students. Undergraduate Experiences embraces the First-Year Experience, which supports academic excellence and student engagement during the culture transition from high school to the university environment. Undergraduate Experiences supports the recruitment and retention of undergraduate students across academic and student support units.


The Experiential Learning Center


Experiential learning includes a variety of activities with one common goal—to immerse you in hands-on learning outside the classroom where your experience is at the heart of the learning process.


Learn more about ELC


Core Curriculum 

The general-education Core delivers the knowledge, skills, and dispositions that all​ students need to be successful in multiple future careers and as informed and engaged citizens of a rapidly changing, diverse, global world. All undergraduates, regardless of major, take courses in each of the Core Areas. 



First-Year Experience

The First-Year Experience (FYE) is a comprehensive approach to ensure first year students make a successful transition to college.

Learn more about the First-Year Experience

University Honors and Leadership Program

University Honors and Leadership (UHL) is a program of excellence designed for motivated students who have demonstrated superior achievement in academic performance and/or outstanding leadership qualities.

Learn more about UHL

Early Alert System

The Early Alert program is designed for faculty to identify students in the 5th-6th week of the semester who need assistance because of academic performance, class participation, and/or behavior issues.

Learn more about Early Alert

Undergraduate Research

At CU Denver, undergraduates are building robots, creating films, and developing imaging techniques to detect cancer. Be a part of this exciting world! 

The Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program (UROP) offers grants to fund your project. Click here to apply!

Learn more Undergraduate Research

Office of Undergraduate Experiences

Phone: 303-315-2133 • Fax: 303-315-5829

Street Address: 1380 Lawrence Street, Ste 1400

Denver, CO 80204

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