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University of Colorado Anschutz


Student Life and Academic Affairs Committee

CU Anschutz Student Senate

UCHealth employees representing the Denver Broncos at the 2018 block party with a themed ambulance

We provide frequent opportunities for interprofessional mingling through social activities that include all students in all schools at CU Anschutz. 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 the VPs. We’d love to hear from you!  

Previous & Recurring​ S​​tudent Life Events: 

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! ​Typically the last Wednesday in August.



Ready for that powder in the high country? Student Senate brings you representatives from several mountains and resorts so that you can conveniently shop for discounted season ski lift passes and other options offered by resorts and businesses. Typically held the in late September.


Bagel Bar

Student Senate regularly offers the opportunity to munch and mingle with fellow students throughout the year. 

 Students getting free bagels at one of Student Senate's recurring bagel bar events

Movie Night

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


Group Painting Class: 

Student Senate organized a private event for CU Anschutz students at an art studio where you learn the basics of acrylic painting at a discount while enjoying the company of friends! This event is a 2-hour, instructor-led painting session with free food and your own beautiful creation to take home.

Students at a painting event organized by student senate