Throughout the year, we’ll focus on today and tomorrow, while glancing back on how far we’ve come. It’s time to honor our heritage, celebrate our evolution, and prepare for the future. Help make our 50th anniversary a success. Join us for in-person events, engage with our vibrant community, and share your CU Denver story.

Mark your calendars: we can’t wait to see you.




CU Denver Future Fest

1 – 3 p.m.

on the Lola and Rob Salazar Wellness Center Courtyard

Inspiring talks and presentations with food trucks and live music

Milestones, memories, and moments

Welcome to the CU Denver Anniversary Story Wall. Here, we’ll share memories, recount our history, honor those who helped get us here, and envision an even brighter future. And, of course, we can’t forget Milo—he’ll make a few appearances here, too.

University of Colorado Denver Turns 50: Join the Celebration

From graduations to new student orientations and finals, universities are used to adapting to change. But for CU Denver, change is not something you adapt to; it is something you embrace.

And while the world and our campus has certainly changed over the past 50 years, one thing has stayed the same: our commitment to providing high-quality education and serving our community…

The CU Denver story isn’t complete without yours.