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Plan a Visit to CU Boulder

Located in one of the most picturesque areas of the country, the University of Colorado at Boulder, also known as CU-Boulder, offers students the unique opportunity to achieve a world-class education from a renowned research institution situated amongst some of the most beautiful scenery in the world. Whether you’re a prospective student thinking of applying here, or a parent wanting to spend a few fun-filled days with your student, a visit to the area is definitely in order.

A World-Class Institution Nestled at the Foot of the Rockies

For over 140 years, CU-Boulder has been offering higher education to students from around the globe in a thrilling and adventurous mile-high city. Consistently ranked among the top public universities in the country, CU-Boulder has a rich history of promoting academic success and personal professional achievement. 12 Nobel Laureates and nine MacArthur fellows have walked its halls, as have two current heads of state and 18 astronauts, proving that the university truly does help its students shoot for the stars.

If you’re visiting the CU-Boulder campus, there are a number of events and destinations that will not only keep you entertained, but also give you a good idea of the diverse range of activities associated with the school. Among the most popular are:

  • The Colorado Shakespeare Festival: For almost 50 years, some of the finest repertory groups from across the country have converged on the CU-Boulder campus to relive some of Shakespeare’s most iconic works. Regularly attended by 20,000 people annually, the festival gives university theater and dance students the chance to show their talents off to patrons.
  • University Memorial Center: A veritable shopping mall right on campus, the Campus Memorial Center offers dining options, shopping (including the CU Bookstore), and live entertainment. The Glenn Miller Ballroom also features a series of guest lecturers.
  • International Film Series: The CU Film Studies program is one of the few in the country that runs its own film series. Here, you can watch movies made by both students and local artists, as well as the works of internationally renowned filmmakers.

CU Boulder Just a Short Drive from Denver Marriott Westminster

Located less than 20 minutes from the CU-Boulder campus, our hotel offers comfortable and stylish accommodations to anyone wanting to take a student recruiting visit, attend a university event, or take in a Buffalo’s football game. We offer an on-site fitness center, indoor pool and whirlpool along with contemporary, sophisticated rooms ideal for an individual or the entire family. After a long day touring the campus, stop by Tiller’s Kitchen and Bar for a delicious and hearty dinner.

See for yourself what academics across the country have been raving about. With all that the university has to offer both academically and socially, combined with the unlimited natural wonders found in the local area, you and your prospective college student won’t want to pass on this chance at a truly unique undergraduate experience. When scheduling your initial visit to the Boulder area, be sure to book your room at the Denver Marriott Westminster. Like the university itself, we’re a local institution that’s not to be missed.