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Benefits & Resources

Explore resources available to CU Denver Alumni. There are no sign-up fees or paid membership requirements; if you are a graduate of CU Denver you are officially a part of CU Denver Alumni and may access these resources. 



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Insurance: Health, Life, Dental, Pet, and More

As a CU Denver graduate, you can enjoy exclusive discounts on health insurance. Contact the Alumni Insurance Program to learn more about promotions available to you. Through the Alumni Insurance Program, CU Denver graduates can access: 

  • Comprehensive, renewable major medical coverage or supplemental major medical insurance that covers unexpected medical expenses
  • Long-term care
  • Medicare supplement
  • Long term disability insurance
  • AD&D group insurance
  • Travel insurance for health, trip cancellation, and emergency travel assistance
  • ID Recovery service for victims of identity theft
  • Pet insurance that provides protection for cats and dogs in case of accidents or illnesses

1-800-922-1245 | Weekdays, 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. EST.

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Liberty Mutual Insurance

Liberty Mutual provides CU Denver alumni discounts on auto, home, and renters insurance, including roadside assistance benefits. Contact Liberty Mutual Insurance to learn more about promotions available to you.

Call Today: 1-844-845-8172


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Auraria Library Alumni Access

As a graduate of CU Denver, you are able to keep your access to more than 645 scholarly and professional journals through Auraria Library alumni access. Alumni may view these assets online, from any computer, using their library account.

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Email for Life

As a CU Denver graduate you can continue accessing your ucdenver.edu email account for life! Keeping your email address up-to-date will ensure that you stay connected with the CU Denver alumni community, alumni events, and volunteer opportunities. Your ucdenver.edu account can also be forwarded to another email address of your choosing to remain active.

No action is required to claim your email for life, simply continue using the email or forward to another email of your choosing.  

If you do not use your ucdenver.edu email for a substantial amount of time, you will need to reset your password by selecting the button below and it will ask for your Student ID number. If you do not know your Student ID, contact either CU Denver Alumni or CU Denver IT Services Help Desk at 303-724-4357.

In order to protect our campus systems and your personal information, CU Denver has implemented new multi-factor authentication procedures, such as the "Duo" mobile application, that you may need to install in order to access your account.

Resident, interns, and fellows at the CU Anschutz Medical Campus should contact the CU Anschutz Office of Alumni Relations at  healthalumni@ucdenver.edu or call 303-315-2518.

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Lola & Rob Salazar Student Wellness Center

Free virtual group fitness classes are available to all Lynx community members. As a graduate of CU Denver, you also have access to this 85,000 square foot center featuring a 38’ climbing wall, swimming pool, fitness classes, gym courts, weight and endurance training spaces, and more with a membership that fits your schedule and fuels your progress.

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Change Makers Program

Midlife is filled with transitions – not all of them easy. The good news is your experience, skills, and wisdom have never been greater – or more needed in the world.

CU Denver’s new Change Maker program offers the opportunity to return to campus for a semester-long course on navigating midlife transition and renewing your purpose. The program is currently accepting applications for the Spring 2024 semester.

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Continuing Education Opportunities

CU Denver has continuing and professional education program offerings through the schools and colleges. Each school or college has varying continuing education opportunities depending on the fields they serve. Explore the list of continuing education administration professionals to find your best point of contact.

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CU on Coursera

Gain new knowledge by taking a free online course. Explore a variety of topics and courses available to the CU community through Coursera. CU Denver is proud to announce the launch of two LGBTQ+ courses, now available to everyone in the CU community. CU Denver's Business School offers courses in Sustainability, Utilities and Global Energy Management, as well as the perennial Coursera favorite, Data Warehousing for Business Intelligence. You will need your ucdenver.edu email account to access this resource, see "Email for Life" on this page.

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Lifelong Learners Program

Area residents who are 60 years of age or older may audit up to two classes at CU Denver on a non-credit/non-tuition basis. Acceptance in class will be determined by the instructor. A limit of two courses may be taken per semester.

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Optimum CareerPath

Getting your first job can be difficult when employers want experience, but in order to gain that experience, you need your first job. This disparity is where we help. We bridge the gap between your education and professional career by helping you gain the experience and training within the Healthcare IT space that you need. We are here to help you start your career in healthcare IT with paid training.

Optimum CareerPath is a unique approach compared to many colleges, universities, boot camps, or learning platforms. Traditionally, you pay to learn skills with no guarantee of a job at the end. Accepted applicants will be hired by Optimum and paid from the start of the 12-week training program. After completing training, trainees will join Optimum project teams serving hospital systems around the U.S.


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Career Center at LynxConnect

The CU Denver Career Center serves alumni and current students by providing a full suite of career assistance, both online and in person.

Advising: Individuals who are within one year of graduation can access Career Center advising services free of charge. Alumni past one year of graduation may use Career Center resources for a small fee.

Job Search: Handshake is CU Denver's student and alumni job and internship portal.

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Business Career Connections

The Business Career Connections (BCC) offers career coaching, networking, job opportunities, and professional development training to all Business School alumni for life.

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CAM Career Network

The College of Arts & Media (CAM) has created a job posting listserv to communicate opportunities with interest alumni. CAM is often approached by community organizations and partners looking to hire alumni to perform freelance work. These opportunities range from photography, to website design, to musicians, and more! 


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5280 Living

At 5280 Living, we understand the challenges of searching for the perfect apartment in Denver. That's why our team of experienced apartment locators is dedicated to making the process as seamless and stress-free as possible. Our service is completely free of charge for renters, and we pride ourselves on providing personalized and professional assistance to each and every one of our clients. 

Our agents have in-depth knowledge of the Denver rental market and are able to match renters with properties that meet their specific needs and budget. We also have access to exclusive listings that are not available to the general public. Our agents will negotiate on behalf of our clients to ensure they receive the best possible rental terms. 

5280 Living is dedicated to providing personalized and professional assistance to renters in Denver, free of charge. We take the time to understand each client's unique needs, and our agents use their expertise to find the perfect apartment that meets those needs. Let us take the stress out of your apartment search, and allow us to assist you in finding your dream home.

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CU License Plates

CU Denver alumni are invited to show their pride by purchasing a CU specialty license plate.

CU license plates are available for a $50 DMV fee as well as a minimum $50 donation to the CU Denver Alumni Scholarship Fund. The scholarship donation is required for each plate purchased within the same household.

Interested in a plate without Ralphie? Sign this petition to help get a plate with the CU logo.

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CU Advocates

The CU Advocates program is the official grassroots network of the University of Colorado. 

Anyone can be a CU Advocate. It is a growing network of people who are informed of opportunities and challenges that CU is facing.

CU Advocates are empowered to influence public perception and policy affecting CU. CU Advocates take the initiative to attend educational programs to become more informed on and engaged with areas important to CU, the state and public higher education. CU Advocates are encouraged to promote CU's value and opportunities.

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UniverCity Key

Discover discounts and deals offered by the new businesses and organizations that have joined UniverCity Key. You will need your ucdenver.edu email account to access this resource, see "Email for Life" on this page.

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