Student Veteran Events

Ready to get involved? The University of Denver offers a full host of student activities, both veteran-specific and for the general student body. Both are outstanding ways to integrate yourself into the DU community. Keep an eye on this page to stay up to date on the numerous events available to you as a student veteran of DU.

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Denver Veterans Day Run

The sixteenth Annual Denver Veterans Day Run takes place Saturday, November 9, in City Park. The 5K/10K and the festival start at 9AM, the festival starts after the run. Come support the Denver community by registering below!


DU Hero Games

The 2023 DU Hero Games took place on October 21st on the Campus Green. Competitors in teams of 4 participated in a series of exercises designed to facilitate team building and friendly competition. The DU Hero Games exist to honor fallen service members, strengthen the DU community of students, student veterans, and local community members. Date and time of the 2024 Hero Games TBD.

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DU Veteran's and Military Ball

DU's First Annual Veteran's and Military Ball took place on April 6th, 2024 in the Grand Forum of the Community Commons. Military Balls are a traditional formal gathering to bring servicemembers and their loved ones together to celebrate and take part in various festivities. The Ball served to recognize student veterans for their service and commitment to the public good. The 2024 Veteran Ball featured special guest speakers General George W. Casey and Provost Mary Clark. Details for the 2025 Veteran's and Military Ball forthcoming.


Ask a Veteran Anything

Ask a Veteran Anything provides an opportunity for veterans to share their experiences with the larger DU community. Those who attend will have the opportunity to hear from a handful of DU veterans and ask questions about what life is like in the military, as well as what challenges veterans face in today's world. If you would like to share your experiences by participating in Ask a Veteran Anything, please send an email to with your name, branch of service, and connection to DU. Date and time for the next AVA event TBA.

Fulbright U.S. Student Program

DU's Office of Scholar Development & Fellowship Advising is promoting the Fulbright U.S. Student Program that provides awards to support a year abroad during the Academic Year 2025-2026. It offers opportunities in over 140 countries in four major categories (along with some special awards):

  1. Study/Degree program (such as earning a Master's at certain schools abroad)
  2. Research
  3. Creative or Performing Arts
  4. English Teaching Assistantships

Applicants can be graduating seniors, alumni, and graduate students. We are hosting three information sessions on April 16th, May 1st, and May 30th for interested students. You can register using the QR code on the attached flyer or by clicking the link below.
Since Fulbright requires institutional nomination, applicants must work with our office to get DU's endorsement. You can contact us for help at

Register Here