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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


  • 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 February 13th, ,2017: 
      • We will be starting a Harvard Street Closure for the duration of 3 weeks in order to stage and install material.  We will have a required lane open for the passage of the daily school busses.
      • We are scheduled to make our next placements of concrete elevated deck Tuesday, February 21st. This will involve concrete trucks making deliveries to the site, and the staging of concrete pump trucks along University Blvd and Harvard Street.
      • Lane closures will be on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. The Monday lane closure will be single north-bound lane on University, 8:30 to 3:30 PM for deliveries. Tuesday's lane closures will be a single north-bound lane, and the full closure of Harvard Street for a concrete pour, both from 8:30 to 3:30pm for deliveries.   The Wednesday lane closure will be a single University north-bound lane, from 8:30 to 3:30 for deliveries. The Thursday lane closure will be a single lane on University 8:30 to 3:30 for deliveries.
      • 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.
      • We're also conducting block work on the alley side, and sheathing activities on the inside of our fence line, on all 4 sides of the project, all 5 days. There will also be waterproofing activities on the north and east sides, within our fence-line as well.
      • 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