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Experience Campus

MSU Denver is located on the Auraria Campus in the heart of downtown Denver. Walking distance to theme parks, event centers, performing arts, restaurants, shops and amazing nightlife. Education heartbeat with a city view! 


MSU Denver tours and events take place all year long! Take a look at the visit options below.


crew in blue tour guide admissions msu Denver

A Roadrunner experience for students of all types looking to gain information about the admissions process and see campus. Get some helpful information from an admissions counselor presentation. Then follow one of our Crew in Blue tour guides out to see campus. You may also meet one-on-one with an admissions counselor before or after your tour.

Campus Tours are offered daily!

Time: about 90 minutes

FREE Parking: For Daily and Transfer Tours, park in the 7th Street Parking Garage (777 7th Street).

All other parking option fees are as posted and cannot be validated.



Campus Tours En Español

This presentation and tour is presented in Spanish from our bilingual counselors and Crew in Blue tour guides. 

Time: about 90 minutes

FREE Parking: For Spanish campus tours, park in the 7th Street Parking Garage (777 7th Street).

All other parking option fees are as posted and cannot be validated.

student success building

Open House: The Experience is MSU Denvers largest event of the year that allows students of all types to talk with faculty and staff from every campus resource, department and major including graduate programs. Sit in on sample lectures, learn about the admissions process and financial aid, take a campus tour, talk to current students, explore local housing options and enjoy the skyline view of Denver from our skyline suite viewing deck. Experience MSU Denver!

Date: Saturday, April 7th, 2018

Time: Doors open at 9am - Event will end promptly at 1pm

FREE Parking: For Open House: The Experience, park in the 7th Street Parking Garage (777 7th Street)

-All other parking options fees are as posted and cannot be validated-

Fall students walking

Transfer Visits

From decision to transition, this visit is specific to transfer students.


Fast 5 Fridays are offered: Twice a month on Fridays at 3 p.m.

Fast 5 Friday is about 120 minutes with a scheduled check-in/break between each of the 5 optional sessions so that you may arrive and leave when you feel you need. Attend the sessions that appeal the most no matter where you are in the transfer process. 

FREE Parking: For Transfer Visits, park in the 7th Street Parking Garage (777 7th Street).

All other parking option fees are as posted and cannot be validated.


  • 3 - 3:30 p.m.: All Things Admissions
  • 3:30 - 3:35 p.m.: Break/Check-In
  • 3:35 - 3:55 p.m.: Submitting Transcripts and How Credits Transfer
  • 3:55 - 4 p.m.: Break/Check-In
  • 4 - 4:15 p.m.: Financial Aid and Scholarships
  • 4:15 - 4:20 p.m.: Break/Check-In
  • 4:20 - 5 p.m.: Take a Campus Tour -or- Meet With a Transfer Counselor

rowdy with students

Each Preview Day is focused on specific majors at MSU Denver. Come talk to faculty, staff and current students as we take you through a preview of being a roadrunner! You'll have an opportunity to see some sample lectures, take a tour, enjoy lunch, and explore some of the resources that MSU Denver offers.

Time: 8:30am-3:30pm

FREE Parking: For Preview Days park in the 7th Street Parking Garage (777 7th Street)

-for all other parking options, fees are as posted and cannot be validated-

Be sure to find the major(s) you are interested in and register for the correct Preview Day below:

Friday, February 23rd

Arts, Humanities, Communiction, and Education

  • Africana Studies
  • Art
  • Art History, Theory & Criticism
  • Chicana/o Studies
  • Communication Design
  • Communication Studies/Broadcasting
  • Education (Art, Early Childhood, Elementary, Music, Physical)
  • English
  • Gender, Women & Sexuality Studies
  • History
  • Journalism
  • Linguistics
  • Modern Languages
  • Music
  • Philosophy
  • Technical Communication
  • Theatre
  • Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences

Friday, March 9th

Business and Hospitality

  • Accounting
  • Brewery Operations
  • Brew Pub Operations
  • Computer Information Systems
  • Economics
  • Entreprenurship
  • Event & Meeting Management
  • Finance
  • Global Business
  • Hotel Management
  • International Business
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Restaurant Management
  • Travel & Tourism Management

Spring commencement

As an adult student, over the age of 25, you can still successfully pursue a degree and transform your life. We’ll share how your experience and needs may be different. Find out about the admissions process at MSU Denver, learn how you can earn your degree more quickly, and discover how to minimize the cost of your education.

Adult Information Sessions are offered: Once a month from 6-7pm. (With respect for time, this session does not include a campus tour.)

Time: approx 60min

FREE Parking: For adult information sessions, park in the 7th Street Garage (777 7th Street)

-All other parking options fees are as posted and cannot be validated-


EXCEL Events

Registration for EXCEL Events at MSU Denver for 2018 has not been released, please check back or explore our other visit options!

The MSU Denver EXCEL Program is designed to provide high school seniors with guidance and assistance in achieveing their higher education goals. The program is a partnership with Adams County and Aurora Public Schools. LEARN MORE

Veterans at MSU Denver

Veteran Visits MSU Denver visit

Thank you for serving our country! Now it’s MSU Denver’s turn to best serve you and your future goals. This session will cover the three most important aspects of enrolling at MSU Denver as a Veteran or Military student:The admissions process, Using your GI Bill® and military tuition assistance followed by a brief tour of the Veteran Student Lounge. Come find out why MSU Denver was named one of Military Times’ Best for Vets Colleges seven years running!

Veteran Visits are offered: Once a month from noon - 1 p.m. (With respect for time, this session does not include a campus tour.)

Time: approx 60min

FREE Parking: For adult information sessions, park in the 7th Street Garage (777 7th Street)

-All other parking options fees are as posted and cannot be validated-

Student Success Buildiing in the fall

Our graduate programs will be in attendance at this years Open House, click or scroll up to learn more!

MSU Denver offers master’s degree programs that prepare you for the working world after graduation. And with MSU Denver’s affordable tuition rates, you’ll be able to complete your degree and maximize your return on investment. 

Our graduate departments host many events throughout the year! Check back for more soon.

tivoli at sunset

High School Counselors and Community College Advisor Events

Our relationship with high school counselors and community college advisors is one of our most important. We love to collaborate and build on the information we share each year and invite you to campus for a day MSU Denver. 

Currently no events, check back soon or join us at our Open House each semester! 


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