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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 Move in Day 2017

Photos from Orientation 2017

Photos from CME Multicultural Welcome Dinner

Photos from the Hockey National Championship Celebration  

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.


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upcoming campus events 

construction updates

  • Participate in the Campus Master Plan Survey Your input is key to the success of this project. Over the next year, we will work directly with students, faculty, staff, alumni, neighbors and other community members. Your ideas, aspirations and feedback throughout the planning process will directly shape both the physical direction of our campus as well as how we carry out our vision over the next several decades.
  • Keep up to date on the Solar Decathlon House
  • Focus on Campus Master Planning Project
  • Officially Opened Fall 2016- Daniel Felix Ritchie School of Engineering & Computer Science, 2300 Block of S. York St.

STEM Ponds photo by Wayne Armstrong



  • Administrative Office Building - 2601 E Colorado Avenue, under construction 2017:

Adminiistrative Office Building


  • CMU (stair towers and elevator wall completed Wednesday August 30th.
  • Crane mobilized September 6th to start building steel erection. Steel scheduled to be completed by early October.
  • Exterior walls framed and building enclosed by end of October.  
  • Site work will pick back up in October including completion of on site storm sewer installation, parking lot construction and paving.
  • Roof construction will start at end of October.
  • Steel construction will include the delivery of approximately 8-10 semi loads of steel.  Truck traffic to be directed down St. Paul in an effort to minimize truck traffic on the smaller residential streets.  Additionally all deliveries are scheduled to occur between 7 AM and 7PM.
  • Should any questions arise, please contact Scott Keenan, Superintendent with PCL Construction Services via email at or call him directly at 303-365-6500.  You can also connect with PCL through Facebook   Twitter YouTube & Linkedin


  • 2400 S University (non -DU construction) Most recent update From Valerie Kerns, Senior Aide , City Council District #6 for the week of August 8th:
    •  The Harvard Ave closure will continue till August 25th. The required open lane will be available for the passage of school busses. Multiple shipping containers are
      expected from overseas and will be unloaded as soon as possible.

    • Beginning preparation for the Harvard Ave turn lane installation, as well as curb, gutter and asphalt placement on the south and west sides. More info with next weeks update.

    • The closure of the alley for concrete replacement has been pushed back to Wednesday the 9th, but the Josephine parking closure started on Monday the 7th in order to distribute parking permits and adapt residents to the temporary parking. This will only occur on the west side of Josephine, including only the residents impacted by the alley closure and replacement. No utility work scheduled for this week. 
    • Single lane closures this week will be Monday the 7th, Tuesday the 8th, Wednesday the 9th, and Thursday the 10th. All 4 days will involve a single north-bound lane
      on University from 8:30 to 3:30. Lane closures are for deliveries all 4 days.

    • Two-way traffic will be maintained on University at all times. Vehicle and pedestrian traffic will be monitored by flaggers.
    • No utility work is scheduled for this week. Masonry and waterproofing activities are being conducted on the inside of the 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