Get ready for a mind-opening experience
The University of Denver (DU) is home to more than 11,000 students, with more than half of those scholars enrolled in various graduate courses throughout the university. That means you'll rub elbows with peers who have already seen much of the world and are able to share their experiences in classroom discussions and personal friendships. The University of Denver strives to remain an exceptional private institution that achieves excellence through diversity.
Check out the programs, events and support provided by the Center for Multicultural Excellence.
Wander down to the school's Cyber Cafe and you might get in on a conversation about global hunger or a recent political development halfway around the world. Sit in on an after-hours panel discussion and you might learn about international security or healthcare conditions on another continent. Have lunch with fellow students who come from countries throughout the globe. And that's all between classes!
At the Josef Korbel School, we've created an intimate, enriching environment for sharing concepts that reach beyond conventional thought. You'll be challenged in your studies and inspired by the caliber of ideas that spill out of the classroom and into the Josef Korbel School community.
Learn more about what life is like for a student at the Josef Kobel School. Read current Josef Korbel School student blogs.
Make the most of your time here
Immerse yourself in everything that the Josef Korbel School and the University of Denver have to offer--from student groups and special events to Denver culture and Rocky Mountain recreation. Check out the virtual tour of the DU campus. Or, peruse the wealth of photos posted on the University of Denver's Flickr photostream that show hundreds of glimpses of campus life. Once you're here, you'll see that living in Denver and engaging in DU's brilliant intellectual community can be life changing.
As a student at the Josef Korbel School, you will also have access to sports and cultural
events throughout DU, as well as events and organizations specific to the school.
Our event calendars will keep you in the loop, so you can discover everything DU has
to offer. Need to know an application deadline, when the next on-campus speakers'
series starts, the next grant writing workshop, etc? Check out our event calendars
to find out what's happening at the Josef Korbel School, on the DU campus and around
Josef Korbel School calendar of events
DU calendar of events
Video message from Susan Rivera, Director of Student Affairs
Living arrangements and getting around
The University of Denver has a limited number of on-campus housing options for graduate students. However, plenty of diverse off-campus housing options are available within an easy walk of the university. DU is located in a safe, central Denver neighborhood that's a harmonious blend of students, singles, retirees and families. Everything you need - including cafes, restaurants, grocery stores, parks, laundromats and other shopping facilities - are just blocks from campus. Due to the compact nature of DU and the surrounding community, only about half of DU students bring cars to campus. Many find that their bicycles and feet are the best ways to get around in our dry, sunny climate. A trip to downtown Denver is as easy as jumping on a light-rail train or a bus, since stops for both are within a few blocks of campus and all full time students receive a lightrail/bus pass. Check out what it's like to be a graduate student living in Denver.
Additional info for prospective, incoming & current students
- Academic calendar
- University of Denver's Penrose library
- University of Denver's Current Student page
- BA program information and student resources
- Center for World Languages and Cultures
- Blackboard, course and classroom technology tool
- KorbelCareers, internal database of career and internships opportunities and resources
- MyWeb, info on transcripts, health insurance waivers and more
- Student Affairs portfolio site, course schedules, syllabi and Student Affairs newsletters
- WebCentral, school announcements, student email, connect with other students, calendars and more
The MA and PhD handbooks are for incoming and continuing MA and PhD students. They provide overviews of our curricula, a full listing of requirements for all MA degree programs and the PhD program, and summaries of many important academic policies and procedures. Please read them carefully and thoroughly. Both handbooks are available on the Office of Student Affairs portfolio site.