FIRST @ DU
Support & Guidance for Underrepresented Students
FIRST @ DU provides support for pathway program, first-generation, minoritized and other underrepresented students through:
- community activities
- academic success workshops
- leadership development
- resource referrals
- scholarship support
From years-long support programs to one-time workshops, Access & Transitions offers tons of services to help you get the most from your DU experience.
Center for Advocacy, Prevention & Empowerment (CAPE)
CAPE supports survivor healing by providing advocacy and support for survivors of sexual assault, relationship violence, stalking, and sexual harassment.
Collegiate Recovery Community (CRC)
Hope - Compassion - Reflection - Service - Purpose - Community
DU's Collegiate Recovery COmmunity offers a virtual community lounge, alcohol and drug-free social events, support meetings, peer mentoring and educational seminars and events. The CRC reinforces the decision to pursue sobriety, and is designed to promote academic excellence alongside recovery support to ensure that students do not have to sacrifice one for the other.
The New Heart of Campus
The newly-opened Community Commons sits at the heart of the DU campus, providing centralized dining services, event spaces, lounges for both students and faculty, and numerous other services for our community.
Confidential, Professional Mental Health Support
If you are experiencing a situational problem, a crisis or have long-standing mental health concerns, we are here to help. Our professional staff includes licensed psychologists and licensed social workers, as well as supervised graduate student staff from both of these disciplines. Our services are all confidential and no information is released to anyone without your written consent except in the case of a life-threatening emergency, or when it is otherwise required by law.
The Cultural Center
Celebrating Difference & Building Community
The Cultural Center works to to foster a campus community committed to centering, preserving, and promoting the historical, cultural, intellectual and social movement traditions of the affinity groups we support at the University of Denver, and throughout the world.
Student Disability Services (SDS)
Accommodations, Support & More
SDS is dedicated to giving students with disabilities an equal opportunity to participate in the University’s programs, courses and activities, and provides accommodations at no cost to any student who has a documented disability. Accommodations include:
- Test accommodations (examples: extended time, minimal distraction)
- Alternate format texts & materials
- Course substitutions
- Classroom changes
- Audio recording of lectures
- Required meal-plans
- Early registration
- Sign language/oral interpreters
- Speech-to-Text services
- Referrals to other services and programs
Fraternity & Sorority Life (FSL)
Building Lifelong Relationships
Fraternity & Sorority Life at DU works to promote opportunities for lifelong friendship, leadership development, scholarship enhancement and social interaction.
Health & Counseling
Promoting Well-Being Throughout the DU Community
DU's Health & Counseling Center (HCC) is an integrated health and counseling center that works to enhance student well-being through inclusive physical and mental healthcare, education, advocacy and recovery support services. The HCC is every eligible student's home for health and well-being during their time at DU.
Thrive at DU
The Department of Health Promotion envisions a future where every member of the DU community will have the opportunity to learn, connect and thrive in a supportive campus community. They work to accomplish this through education, engagement and sociocultural change.
Housing & Residential Education
The DU Department of Housing & Residential Education works to make residential life a positive, meaningful experience from which each of our students can grow and learn.
Inclusion & Equity Education (IEE)
Advancing Inclusive Excellence
DU's Inclusion & Equity Education works to ensure that we're supporting inclusive excellence throughout the DU community, from academics to hiring, and hosts workships and dialogues that can help advance that mission.
Learning Effectiveness Program (LEP)
The Learning Effectiveness Program (LEP) at the University of Denver provides individualized support for neurodiverse learners with learning disabilities, Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), students on the Autism Spectrum and students who have a history of learning differences.
Flexible, Quality Care
DU and our Health & Counseling Center offer an extensive roster of professionally administered medical services, including urgent care, immunizations, lab tests, travel health, women's health and more.
New Student & Family Programs
Easing the Transition
New Student and Family Programs is committed to the successful transition of new students and families into the DU community. They support this mission by providing inclusive, holistic programming designed to help students succeed, meet their goals, and develop meaningful connections with other students and families.
Student Activities & Leadership
Building Relationships and Deepening Experiences
We believe in unleashing students' potential to lead and impact the world by providing all University of Denver students a co-curricular experience which empowers them to explore, connect, and grow.
Student Outreach & Support (SOS)
Make the Most of Life at DU
Student Outreach & Support (SOS) helps students succeed by connecting them to resources, developing plans of action to meet their goals, and helping navigate challenging situations. The SOS staff creates an inclusive and welcoming environment for students to develop skills in self-awareness, self-advocacy, resilience and navigation that will serve them throughout their educational experience.
Student Rights & Responsibilities (SRR)
Upholding the Honor Code
Student Rights & Responsibilities supports the University's mission and strives to achieve a safe campus community by upholding the Honor Code and providing programs and services designed to foster an inclusive campus community and promote opportunities for holistic student living, learning, and growth.
Veterans & Military Resources
Veterans & Military Resources
Veterans & Military Resources vision and mission is to support our Veterans through exceptional programming. Veterans & Military Resources supports all levels of Student Veterans attending the University of Denver, starting with the admissions process and extending through Alumni Relations.