Welcome Back, Roadrunners!

Welcome Week is a traditional time during the first week of the semester for first-year, transfer and/or commuter students to learn more about what the MSU Denver campus has to offer you and to strengthen your connections through events, co-curricular programs and networking. 

All events will take place from Monday, August 19, through Thursday, August 22, on the JSSB Lawn — you won’t be able to miss it! 


Welcome Week Schedule

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Monday, August 19

9-10:30AM: Donuts and Coffee

11:30AM-1:30PM: Welcome Back BBQ and Friendship Bracelets with Enrollment Management

Kick off your week with delicious donuts and coffee to fuel your day! Later, join us for a lively Welcome Back BBQ where you can make new friends and create custom friendship bracelets with Enrollment Management. Start the semester with a full belly and connect with fellow Roadrunners!

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Tuesday, August 20

9-10:30AM: Donuts and Coffee

11:30AM-1:30PM: Tacos and Professional Headshots with the Classroom to Career Hub

Begin your morning with the perfect combo of donuts and coffee. Then, spice up your day with tasty tacos and get a professional headshot taken courtesy of the Classroom to Career Hub. It's a delicious way to boost your confidence and build your professional image!

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Wednesday, August 21

11:30AM-2PM: Collectible Tie-Dye Shirts and Ice Pops with Athletics and Campus Recreation

12:30-2PM: Pizza with the President

Tie-dye your collectible 2024 Welcome Week shirt, cool off with ice pops and enjoy a special Pizza with the President event where you can engage with our university leader while savoring a slice. Stop by to meet your varsity and club athletes and learn about ways to get involved with Athletics and Campus Recreation.

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Thursday, August 22

11:30AM-1:30PM: Nourish & Flourish: Healthy Foods and Well-Being Connections with Student Engagement and Well-being

Nourish your body and mind with healthy foods and well-being connections during our Nourish & Flourish event. Join Student Engagement and Well-being for a day dedicated to boosting your health and happiness. Discover new ways to thrive on campus while enjoying delicious, nutritious eats!