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Academic Calendar and Important Dates

The academic calendar for MSU Denver highlights important dates and deadlines for academic requirements for the college.

MSU Denver Academic Calendar


Auraria Early Learning Center

The Auraria Early Learning Center provides full and part time programs for children 12 months to 5 years old. Included is a fully accredited kindergarten program and a summer camp program for children through age 12.

Location, Hours and Phone Number

9th Street Park and Colfax Avenue

Monday- Friday: 7am-6pm


CLICK HERE to access the site directly for more information



New Student Orientation is committed to helping students and families transition to MSU Denver. Below are a few book resources we recommend for students and families to help understand, relate, and assist with the changes that occur when starting or returning to college.


Letting Go: A Parents Guide to Understanding the College Years; By:


"Letting Go is about what it feels like for parents when their kids go off to college. Karen Levin Coburn and Madge Lawrence Treeger provide a compassionate approach, practical information, and advice about the physical and emotional processes of letting go. They discuss the college-age child's search for identity, independence, and intimacy; give a succinct and accurate description of how college life has changed over the decades; and provide a year-by-year breakdown of what to expect."


Returning to Education: A Practical Handbook for Adult Learners; By: Catherine Dawson

From Barnes and Noble:

"This informative and encouraging handbook for anyone considering returning to education should help readers of any age or academic background identify opportunities and move ahead with decision making."




 Campus Map
The Auraria Campus is located in Downtown Denver on the corner of Speer Blvd. and Auraria Parkway.
Click HERE to view the interactive campus map.






Emergency Notification System

To further strengthen campus emergency preparedness, the Auraria Campus has implemented a mass notification system to provide critical notification to students, faculty and staff during emergencies.



       To participate in the notification system, please visit: Emergency Notification System





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