Skip to main content
Sign In

Campus Happenings

Weekly Events & Updates

August 21, 2017
Editor’s note: The “Campus Happenings” e-newsletter is distributed weekly to students at University of Colorado Denver by the Division of Student Affairs. Additional details about CU Denver events and updates are provided on this webpage. Check in every Monday evening to find out what’s happening!

Monday, Aug. 21, 10am – 2pm
Solar Eclipse Viewing Party
Eclipse glasses provided
Telescopes, games, booths, music & food trucks
Tivoli Quad

Monday, Aug. 21, all day!
First day of classes
303-315-LYNX (5969)
Student Commons Building, Lynx Center
Monday, Aug. 21, 11am – 1pm
Donuts with the Dean of Students
Sweet welcome back
Student Commons Building, Lynx Center
Monday - Thursday, Aug. 21- 24, 10am - 2pm
Daily activities, entertainment, food trucks
All Auraria Campus students invited
Lawrence Street Mall
Tuesday, Aug. 22, 10am – 2pm
Student Government Association Open House
Learn about SGA, meet your student leaders
Bagels provided
Tivoli Student Union, #301
Tuesday, Aug. 22, 4pm
Join Chancellor Horrell & campus leadership
Get updates, discuss issues, provide feedback
Note new location - 1380 Lawrence St.
Lawrence Street Center, Terrace Room, 2nd floor
Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2pm – 3pm
Every Wednesday
Career Center, Tivoli Student Union, #267
Wednesday, Aug. 23, 8pm
Welcome Week: Movie Night
“Guardians of the Galaxy 2”
Tivoli Quad
Thursday, Aug. 24 & Wednesday, Aug. 30, 12:30pm – 1:30pm
Learn about Handshake, work-study and student employment
Career Center, Tivoli Student Union, #267
Thursday, Aug. 24, 11am – 2pm
Traditional kickoff to the school year
Bands, entertainment, food trucks
Student food vouchers, limited supply
Student Govt. Association (SGA) tent
Lawrence St., between Speer Blvd & 14th

Thursday, Aug. 24, Noon – 7pm

Noon, gallery opens
4pm – 7pm, reception with the artist
Exhibit opening reception with Pop artist Jann Haworth

Co-creator of renowned Beatle’s album cover
“Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band”
Exhibit runs through Saturday, Nov. 11
Meet the artist, light refreshments, entertainment
Emmanuel Art Gallery, Auraria Campus

Friday, Aug. 25, 12:30pm – 2:30pm
SGA welcomes Chancellor Horrell

Chancellor’s remarks scheduled to open the meeting

Facebook live stream
begins at 12:30pm

First of weekly Student Government Association meetings

Everyone welcome

Tivoli Student Union, #

Wednesday, Aug. 30, 12:30pm – 1:30pm
Learn about Handshake, work-study and student employment
Career Center, Tivoli Student Union, #267
Thursday, Aug. 31, Noon – 2pm
TRiO Meet & Greet Lunch
Everyone’s invited
Lunch, icebreakers, games
Hosted by Student Retention & Success
Student Commons Building, #2000
Thursday, Aug 31, 5:30pm – 7pm
Negotiating the Baggage of International Business
Interact with international dignitaries and professionals
20% CU discount, use code cuemployee, custudent or cualumni
CU South Denver, 10035 S. Peoria St., Lone Tree


Resources for veterans & military affiliated students: Check in with the Office of Veteran and Military Student Services to learn about support services, programs and resources. The office’s most recent newsletter is available online and includes information about benefits, the specialty care provided for veterans at the CU Marcus Institute for Brain Health and the Boots to Suits Professional Development Program.

New recreation membership fee:
Starting this fall, all CU Denver students who use Campus Recreation at Auraria (CRA) facilities will be charged a $70 membership fee each semester. Memberships can be purchased online or in the PE/Events Center, #108. Details and the fee payment page are available on the CRA webpage. When the new CU Denver Student Wellness Center opens in the spring, student memberships will be free.

© The Regents of the University of Colorado, a body corporate. All rights reserved.

Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. All trademarks are registered property of the University. Used by permission only.