select your journey

At DU, you may create a path that fits your way of life and pursuits past the classroom. Select from many actions and occasions that may entertain, enrich and problem you.

You may domesticate a ardour for the humanities proper right here on campus. We make frequent stops for internationally famend musicians and dance and theater troupes, and our stage and choir halls are busy with many scholar performances. All through the campus, a up to date artwork gallery showcases native and nationwide voices alike. With over 150 scholar organizations to select from, you will haven’t any hassle discovering different college students who share your pursuits.

Our integral connection to downtown Denver means you will discover loads of alternatives for enjoyable and achievement outdoors of campus. Benefit from the tradition, eating and buying of the rising metropolis, or depart the town altogether for snowboarding, mountain climbing, and white-water rafting within the close by Rocky Mountains. Your time spent in DU and Denver is certain to be crammed with exploration and discovery.

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400+ Annual Efficiency
All the things from rock to symphonic concert events and free recall.

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32 membership sports activities groups and 23 intramural leagues
Intramural sports activities leagues embrace baseball and flag soccer.

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22 Fraternity and Sorority Life Chapters in or Round Campus
Members make up 33% of the coed inhabitants.

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Balinese Music on Campus

Lamont College of Music’s Increasing Horizons Initiative introduced an evening of Balinese music and dance performances to campus. In preparation, the scholars participated in a unit on the music and tradition of Balinese.

Photograph of Native Americans by Edward Curtis.

catching shadow

DU’s archives comprise a uncommon set of images by the Nineteenth-century artist and ethnographer Edward Curtis, generally known as the “shadow catcher”. Native People gave him the moniker after he was photographed.

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artwork on campus

We’re an inventive hub for the entire of Denver. On the Newman Heart for the Performing Arts, we commonly welcome nationwide touring dance, music and theater performances. Magnes Area performs host to hit acts comparable to Jane’s Dependancy, Gwen Stefani and The Killers.

Our campus arts scene is additional enriched by a whole bunch of scholar applications, together with the Lamont College of Music’s six annual symphonic concert events and the Theater Division’s three large-scale scholar productions. There are additionally dozens of free classes and quick scholar reveals every month. We try for equal range and excellence within the visible arts, with our Vicki Myren gallery showcasing works by college students and internationally famend artists.

You can even select from quite a lot of choices to share your personal creative voice. Be taught the fundamentals of broadcasting and share your ardour for music by working at our student-run radio station KXDU. Make the most of the music lessons and follow rooms open to non-majors. You may even audition for a task in a play!

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DU and Denver

Denver’s various music scene continues to develop, with music and venues for lovers of each style from jazz to punk to people. All music lovers can agree that everybody ought to see a live performance at Pink Rocks, one of many state’s nice treasures—a surprising, incomparable amphitheater that is not even 20 miles from campus.

College students searching for a pleasing afternoon can discover themselves downtown at one of many metropolis’s many museums. Others can lose themselves within the Santa Fe Arts District’s unbiased galleries or Cherry Creek’s fashionable eating places and boutiques. You can even spend the day in one of many many inexperienced areas discovered all through Denver’s intensive and delightful public park system.

scholar physique

Our scholar organizations make it easier to join with pioneers from related backgrounds, advocate in your beliefs, strengthen your training, or share your pursuits with others.

  • cultural group

    Rejoice your tradition with individuals who share your background. Via our cultural organizations, you may take part in neighborhood service and interact in dialogue on shared points and considerations.

    • African College students United
    • Asian Scholar Alliance
    • hillel
    • Latino Scholar Coalition
    • Muslim College students Union
    • Queer Scholar Alliance
  • instructional group

    Put together your self for the courtroom with mock trials, share your ideas on literature with the Pioneer Guide Membership, or inform your neighborhood whereas working for our campus paper, The Clarion. Different organizations embrace:

    • pc science membership
    • DU Photo voltaic Automotive Group
    • mannequin United Nations
    • piochem membership
    • Society of Physics College students
  • service group

    Advocate for sustainability as a part of the DU environmental staff, fight the stigma of psychological sickness with MIND, or promote service all over the world as a member of the Invictus initiative. Different organizations embrace:

    • local weather actuality challenge
    • faculty towards most cancers
    • Freedom Rights Training Evolution (Free) DU
    • Scholar Coalition for the Elimination of Sexual Harassment
    • Vegetarian and Vegetarian Society
    • Alpha Phi Omega Service Fraternity
  • membership

    Are you a film lover? What about cooking or board video games? From movie societies and fly fishing golf equipment to cooking golf equipment and cue sports activities, our scholar golf equipment will maintain you entertained and engaged. Different teams embrace:

    • anime membership
    • Idiosingcracies a cappella
    • Needles For Wants Crafting Membership
    • Skintight Aakrosh Improv Comedy
    • swing dancing membership

Fraternity and Sorority Life

Fraternity and Sorority Life

The fraternity and associates have been part of DU since 1889, when the primary fraternity chapter was established. At the moment, 9 of our fraternities and 13 sorority chapter members meet new associates and excel academically whereas partaking in management and repair initiatives.

These organizations develop graduates and alumni as leaders, solidify tutorial careers, and be certain that members have lifelong networks of friendship and assist. They demand that their members set excessive instructional objectives and decide to efforts to enhance their communities.

Members of fraternity and sorority life organizations make up a 3rd of the DU scholar inhabitants, who work throughout campus in graduate scholar authorities, the College of Denver Packages Board (DUPB), scholar media boards, and different organizations.

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non secular life

We acknowledge and have fun the varied vary of worldviews and religions represented in our neighborhood. Via our college clergy, we assist the religious well being of all these on our campus simply as we assist bodily and psychological well being.

The pastor offers companies to all members of our neighborhood, supporting inter-religious dialog and listening periods between college students and neighborhood members. The clergy encourages particular person exploration and neighborhood dialogue round points of faith and spirituality, offering a non-clinical secure area for religious care and counseling.

As well as, many scholar religious organizations, comparable to Chabad and DU Interfaith Advocates, host their very own applications and promote relationships between totally different teams. We additionally present the Evans Chapel and three different prayer rooms for using the scholars.