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University of Colorado Boulder
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Admission Visit Programs

Whether you choose to explore for a few hours or a whole day—just make sure you take some time to experience one of the best places to live in America.

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Performances, Attractions & Events

There are many things to do around campus, from music, theatre and dance, to our museums and planetarium, to the International Film Series.

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Folsom Field

Sporting & Athletics Events

Support Colorado Athletics, and club sports by attending one of our many sporting events on and off campus. Come have some fun and cheer on the Buffs!

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Sights & Sounds
of CU-Boulder



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Must See on Campus

Old main at night

Old Main

Built in 1876, this was the first building on campus and is now home to the CU Heritage Center, a museum of the university's history. 

Norlin Library

Norlin Quad

Soak up the sun, and some history, on the university's original green space - it's now on the National Register of Historic Sites. 

UMC Atrium

University Memorial Center

Grab a quick bite to eat, pick up some Buffs gear at the CU Book Store and even strike it big at Boulder's only bowling alley. 

C4C coffee shop

Center for Community (C4C)

Home to our award-winning dining center, you can try everyting from pulled pork to Persian cuisine at one of 10 micro-restaurants. 

Students a football game in Folsom

Folsom Field

This is where the Buffaloes roam! Cheer on our PAC-12 football team and watch our renowned mascot Ralphie run like the wind. 

Fiske Planetarium

Fiske Planetarium

Explore the universe, see dazzling laser shows or catch a movie in one of the most technically advanced theaters on planet Earth. 

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Getting to Boulder

Denver International Airport (DIA)

CU-Boulder is 45 minutes from the aiport by car or an hour via the SkyRide bus service, which costs $13 one way ($2.50 for CU-Boulder students)

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By Car

Boulder is 30 minutes from downtown Denver, one hour from Fort Collins and Greeley, one hour and 45 minutes from Colorado Springs, five hours from Grand Junction, one hour from DIA. 

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