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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 facing CU.

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.

 

CU Funding In Focus

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Twenty years ago, Colorado students and their families paid one-third of the cost of their college tuition. State funding covered the rest. Today that's reversed, as students and families pay two-thirds of the cost. Learn more.

Why advocate for CU?

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It is imperative that CU supporters mobilize to advocate on behalf of the university to help influence public policy, shape public opinion, energize support, and secure CU’s future.

  • Colorado ranks 48th in the nation for state funding per resident college student
  • CU boasts five Nobel laureates and 10 MacArthur “genius” fellows
  • CU physicians performed the first liver transplant
  • CU researchers developed the first shingles vaccine.
  • CU has educated 20 astronauts
  • CU research has created more than 190 companies plus 4 FDA-approved drugs

 

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CU On The Air Podcast
CU On The Air audio podcast features faculty from CU's four campuses who are leading experts in their field. The podcast will promote the value of CU.

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CU Pride Points
CU's four campuses are making a difference today and creating a better tomorrow. Learn about our pride.

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Department Events

Events

Tue Jun 18
11:00am to 8:00pm
Pueblo, Colorado Springs, Denver, Westminster, Longmont
Tue Jul 16
6:00pm to 7:30pm
Weldona, CO
Tue Jul 23
5:30pm to 7:00pm
Sangre de Cristo Arts Center
Thu Aug 01
5:00pm to 7:30pm
CU South Denver
Wed Aug 07
5:30pm to 7:00pm
Redlands Community Center
Sat Sep 07
11:00am to 1:00pm
TBD