Stay Involved

Involvement in campus life is sure to provide you with a more positive college experience and satisfying social life. Just as important though, is how you'll offer your own important contributions to the DU community. Through involvement with community events, you'll enjoy memorable experiences, gain invaluable skills and build experiential knowledge that you'll carry throughout your life.

Whether it's attending the University's traditional events, participating as an athlete or a fan in DU Athletics, becoming a brother or sister in a Fraternity or Sorority organization, or joining one of nearly 300 campus student organizations, there are nearly endless opportunities for you to pursue your passions, build relationships and contribute to the DU community.

Ways to Stay Involved

Join or Start a Club

We host almost 300 different student organizations, from rock climbing to spirituality, and if you can't find one that fits your interests, we invite you to start your own!

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Fraternity & Sorority Life

Our fraternities and sororities provide extensive opportunities for friendship, personal development, and serve as a lifelong social network.

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Compete & Cheer

From varsity hockey to intramural broomball, you'll find countless opportunities for recreation, friendship, entertainment and competition through participation in DU sports.

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Celebrate Your Pioneer Spirit

From college mainstays like Homecoming Weekend to unique events like First Snow and the Crimson & Gold Awards, our campus traditions will enliven your DU experience.

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CrimsonConnect is our centralized online home for student organizations, events and news.

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Attend an Event

Our campus hosts events ranging from concerts and theatrical performances, to panels and symposia, to career fairs and professional development seminars. No matter your interest, you'll find opportunities for entertainment, enlightenment and fellowship.

Events Calendar

The Crimson & Gold Award

Each year, remarkable members of the University of Denver's student body, faculty and staff make significant contributions to our campus community. The Office of Student Engagement recognizes these individuals and organizations at the annual Awards Ceremony that takes place near the end of each academic year.

Awards given include:

  • The Outstanding Student Award
  • The Outstanding Student Organization Award
  • The Outstanding Student Organization Adviser Award
  • The Crimson & Gold Award
  • Departmental Awards