GOLD Program

The GOLD Program is rooted in principles currently used by the University of Denver and is meant to further enhance the Students Rights & Responsibilities experience for our students. The program draws heavily from the Community Remediation Program (CoRe) established by the Office of Conflict Resolution & Civic Responsibility at the University of Albany.

GOLD provides students on Probation or Elevated Probation (previously called Deferred Suspension) with the opportunity to demonstrate that they have taken steps to become a productive and engaged member of the University Community, repair harm created in the community, and further examine the effects of their actions on others. Comparisons can be made to the goals of the Restorative Justice Conference (RJC) program currently used by the University of Denver, since GOLD places emphasis on personal action and responsibility.

Students who successfully complete GOLD will be released from their Probation or Elevated Probation/Deferred Suspension earlier than the assigned end date, allowing students to become re-eligible to participate in study abroad opportunities, Fraternity and Sorority Life housing and activities, athletics, and any other engagement opportunities that are currently impacted by Probation or Elevated Probation/Deferred Suspension status.

Please see the information below for more details on GOLD. To get additional information about GOLD, please contact

About the DU GOLD Program


In order to participate in GOLD, the following requirements apply:

  • Must be a currently enrolled student who is on Probation or Elevated Probation for violations of University Policy regarding non-academic misconduct.
  • Must live on campus or in the greater Denver area in order to participate; exceptions may be considered by the GOLD Coordinator.
  • Must complete all active outcomes assigned to you through the Student Rights & Responsibilities Process.
  • Must complete a minimum of 6 weeks of Probation or 10 weeks of Elevated Probation without further incident.
  • Must not have completed GOLD previously (cannot complete GOLD more than once).

The Five Tasks

GOLD consists of five (5) tasks that you will need to complete in order to fulfill the program requirements. Completed packets will only be considered for acceptance following a mandatory 6 weeks of Probation or 10 weeks of Elevated Probation; however you can begin to complete the tasks at any point during the term of Probation or Elevated Probation.

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Getting Started

If you are interested in learning more about GOLD, please contact us at and complete intention form linked below.

Submit GOLD Intention Form