MSU Denver

The Auraria Campus is excited to be the site of the Colorado Avalanche Pepsi Zero Sugar Watch Parties on the Tivoli Quad for all Stanley Cup home and away games. MSU Denver will continue business operations but please thoroughly review the information below, plan accordingly and connect with your supervisor on any changes in work modality.

Please stay tuned to the Auraria Higher Education Center announcements page for the latest information.

Watch Party Details

Watch parties for all home and away Stanley Cup 2022 playoff games will be hosted on the Tivoli Quad and are free and open to the public. Attendees can watch the games on giant screens and enjoy food and beverage for purchase. The June 18 event will feature a free concert from 4-5 p.m.

Access to the Tivoli Quad will be controlled, and attendees must enter the event via the sidewalk between the PE/Events Center and the Plaza Building. Before attending, please review the event webpage for a full schedule and more details.

Stanley Cup Game Day Schedule and Tivoli Quad Watch Party Start Times

  • *Sunday, June 26: CANCELED
  • *Tuesday, June 28: TBD

*If necessary

Campus Access, Flexibility in Course Modalities

Congestion, road closures and limited campus parking will impact the Auraria Campus during all home and away game days. MSU Denver will continue normal business operations, but please plan accordingly. All employees should connect with their supervisor regarding any changes in work modality.

In anticipation of these impacts and closures, faculty members may cancel classes or move to an online modality, if possible, on impacted days. Instructors will need communicate these impacts and resulting instructional changes directly to their students.

Students enrolled in summer courses should communicate with their instructors on any class changes. Some on-campus student services will be subject to possible closure. Please call ahead to check on the availability of specific services on game days.

Building Access

Several campus buildings will have restricted access on game days.

Sunday, June 26 – CANCELED

  • All shared academic buildings will be closed.
  • Tivoli Student Union hours: 8 a.m.–3 p.m.
  • Tivoli Starbucks: Remote order pickup will be available through the Starbucks Patio on the west end of the Tivoli Student Union from 2-6 p.m.
  • The Auraria Campus Library will be closed.

Tuesday, June 28

  • MSU Denver JSSB will be accessible by key card only after 5 p.m.
  • MSU Denver AES will be accessible by key card only after 3:30 p.m.
  • MSU Denver HLC will be accessible by key card only after 3 p.m.
  • King Center will be accessible by key card only after 8:30 p.m.
  • Arts and Science Buildings will be accessible by key card only after 6:30 p.m.
  • All other shared academic buildings will be closed by 6 p.m.
  • Tivoli Student Union hours: 8 a.m.–3 p.m.
  • Tivoli Starbucks: Remote order pickup will be available through the Starbucks Patio on the west end of the Tivoli Student Union from 2-6 p.m.
  • The Auraria Library will be open 7:30 a.m.-3 p.m.
  • CCD buildings will close at 4 p.m.

Road Closures 

Road closures go into effect at 3:30 p.m. on event days, except for Saturday when closures will begin at 2 p.m. 

    • 12th Street from Walnut Street to Larimer St
    • 11th Street from the Auraria Parkway to Lawrence Way 
    • Larimer Street from Speer Blvd to 11th Street 
    • Walnut Street closed from 12th Street through 10th Street during the duration of the series, given equipment, technical and logistical needs 

 

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*Road closures are marked in red and are subject to change.

 

Parking

Event organizers anticipate traffic congestion. For anyone who must access campus by car, standard parking policies remain in place. Students and employees who hold permits can park normally. Vehicles that are registered with the AHEC parking office will not be subject to event-specific parking rates, which begin after 3 p.m. Event rates will be $20 for lots and $25 in the Tivoli Garage.

*Please note, you must pay at a pay station during the event hours. If you pay using the ParkMobile app you will be charged the special event rate.

Contact AHEC Parking to learn how to register your vehicle and find more information regarding permits, rates and access.

More Information

More information on event operations and schedules, campus closures and transportation will be posted on the AHEC announcements webpage. Follow the Early Bird for more specific information as it becomes available.

As a reminder, please report any incidents or emergencies by phone at 303-556-5000 or text 720-593-TIPS (8477). The Auraria Campus Police Department will provide security and manage traffic throughout the events.