Center for British and Irish Studies

The Center for British and Irish Studies promotes research and teaching in all aspects of British and Irish life, culture and history. Our research activities are based upon the exceptional collections held by the CU Libraries. We bring members of the academic world into contact with individuals and organizations in the community who are interested in contemporary or historical Britain and Ireland. Learn more.

College of Music

The CU-Boulder College of Music offers an impressive series of programs for both undergraduate and graduate study, with the perfect combination of access to a large university setting and specialized music training. Our curricula combine tradition with innovation and are designed to offer students the flexibility to reach a variety of professional goals. Learn more.

Colorado Shakespeare Festival

The Colorado Shakespeare Festival is a professional theatre company in association with the University of Colorado Boulder. Since 1958 the festival has celebrated and explored Shakespeare and his continuing influence and vitality through productions of superior artistic quality, education and community engagement. Plays are performed beneath summer night skies in the historic Mary Rippon Outdoor Theatre and in the indoor University Theatre. Learn more.

CU Art Museum

The CU Art Museum serves as a generator and incubator of artistic inquiry and programs engaging students, the broader campus community, and the public. Our mission is to explore the transformative power of art and inspire critical dialogue, promoting greater understanding of art and societal issues within a global and historical context. Learn more.

Department of English

The CU-Boulder Department of English houses distinguished faculty working in every major area of English and American literature, and, in many cases, developing new fields of inquiry. From Anglo-Saxon literature to digital media studies, from the first English novels to contemporary graphic novels, faculty and students work to advance our understanding of the English language’s cultural and literary history. Learn more.

Department of History

The CU-Boulder Department of History has more than 30 full-time faculty, covering a range of fields from the Colonial and modern Americas to African, Asian and European studies. In addition to maintaining a commitment to teach students about the past, members of the history department have been remarkably successful in winning external prizes for research in recent years. Learn more.

Department of Theatre & Dance

The CU-Boulder Department of Theatre & Dance is a community of students, scholars, artists and artisans who regard the collaborative and creative process as the core of education. Our PhD program in theatre is ranked 12th in the nation and our MFA program in dance is ranked no. 18. We pursue excellence and understanding in all we do. Learn more.

Fiske Planetarium

Fiske Planetarium is located on the campus of the University of Colorado Boulder. First opened in 1975, our planetarium’s 20-meter diameter dome makes it the largest between Chicago and Los Angeles! In 2013, Fiske began a major systems upgrade, making it one of the most technologically advanced theaters…on planet Earth, anyway. Learn more.

University Libraries

Beyond maintaining the largest library collection in the Rocky Mountain region, the University Libraries provide essential scholarly resources, user-centered services, engaging learning experiences and inclusive spaces to the University, local and global communities. Learn more.