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Construction and Events

Throughout the year, events and construction projects are happening on and around the University of Denver campus that may impact day-to-day life in the surrounding neighborhoods. Use this list to help anticipate traffic changes, high volumes of visitors to campus or parking challenges.

recent campus events 

Photos from the September 24th Neighborhood Clean up.

Photos from the Korbel Dinner featuring keynote speaker, Vice President Joseph Biden. Honoring Carrie and John Morgridge of the Morgridge Family Foundation, as well as Kent Thiry of DaVita.

Photos from the Crimson Classic 2016

University of Denver Mobile site


upcoming campus events 

construction updates

STEM Ponds photo by Wayne Armstrong



  • Asbury Improvements:   The sidewalk on the south side of Asbury between Gaylord and the fire lane to the west of the Shwayder Building will be closed from Monday, March 20th through Wednesday, March 22nd for concrete replacement.
  • Administrative Office Building - 2601 E Colorado Avenue, to begin construction Spring 2017:

Adminiistrative Office Building

    • The University is currently in permitting stages and we are on track for mobilization for the first week of March, 2017.  Staging area and construction trailer to be placed in Lot 108.
    • Excavation and Foundation work will begin in  March, 2017, pending permits and weather, and continue through the end of May.  This will include delivery and placement of structural fill. All heavy equipment traffic will be directed through the Buchtel Blvd Entrance of Lot 108 when possible.
    • Utility work begins in early March, 2017 with Xcel Electrical Feed.
    • Site Utilities are go begin mid -to-late-March, 2017.
    • Building Construction is scheduled to begin with slab and core work, pending permits and weather, mid-May, 2017 and continuing through end of May. Concrete trucks will be accessing the site via the entrance of Lot 108 on Buchtel Blvd.
    • Structural steel will be erected starting around the end of June, 2017.


  • 2400 S University (non -DU construction) From Valerie Kerns, Senior Aide , City Council District #6 for the week of March 20th, 2017: 
      • We are in the midst of the  Harvard Street Closure for the duration of 3 weeks (till March 31st)  in order to stage and install material.  We  are in the middle of the delivery of numerous containers with building windows, which will be off-loaded and staged as soon as possible. We will continue the required lane open for the passage of the daily school busses.
      • Lane closures will be on Monday the 20th, Tuesday the 21st and Wednesday the 22nd.  All 3 days will involve a single north-bound lane on University from 8:30 to 3:30. The concrete pour is tentative but will remain within the lane closure and given time frame. Lane closures for deliveries will take place all three days.
      • Two-way traffic will be maintained on University at  all times. Vehicle and pedestrian traffic will be monitored by flaggers. Lane closures during concrete pours will wrap-up upon completion.
      • No utility work scheduled for this week.
      • Hydro mobile scaffold will continue to be constructed on the west side of the jobsite for building exterior shell work, within the fence-line.
      • We're also conducting block work, sheathing and waterproofing activities on the inside of our fence line, on all 4 sides of the project, all 5 days.
      • Questions regarding the 2400 S. University project can be directed to Denver City Council District 6 at 720-337-6666.




Please reach out with any questions.

Theresa Ahrens, Interim Communications Director

2199 S. University Blvd.
Denver, CO 80208
Phone: 303-871-4778