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University of Denver - Campus Life

Environment | Campus Description | Housing | Regulations | Student Employment


  • The Western region of the country constitute a vast majority of U.S. students.
  • The campus area is 125 acres.
  • Campus is located more than one mile from a city or town.

Campus Description and Transportation Services
125-acre, suburban campus in Denver (population: 505,000); branch campus
for law and music. Served by air, bus, and train. Public transportation
serves campus.


Types of Housing

  • Coed Dorms are used by 73% of the on-campus students.
  • Sorority housing are used by 10% of the students.
  • Fraternity housing are used by 10% of the students.
  • School-owned/operated Apartments.
  • On-campus Married-student housing.
  • Other: Upperclass, honors, study floors, substance-free wings, special-interest housing.
  • 77% of freshmen live in school housing of some type.
  • 43% of all students live in school housing of some type.
  • 57% of all students live off campus or commute
  • On average, 86% of all students are on campus during the weekend.
Students who are required to live on campus:
  • All unmarried freshmen and sophomores under age 21 must live on campus unless living with family within a 90-mile radius.
Campus housing is available for all unmarried students regardless of year.

Campus Rules, Regulations & Policies

  • All students may have cars on campus.
  • Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age.

Other Policies

  • Hazing Prohibited
  • Other: sexual harassment policy, code of student conduct

Student Employment

  • 28% of full-time undergraduates work on campus during the year.
  • Undergraduates may expect to earn, on average, $1400 per year working part-time on campus.
  • This school participates in College Work/Study Program.
  • Institutional employment is available.
  • Part-time off-campus employment opportunities are excellent.
  • Freshmen are not discouraged from working during first term.