MURP Program Preview Day

Dear newly admitted students,

We invite you to attend the MURP Program Preview Day to learn more about our program and visit our unique location in Downtown Denver. Meet faculty, students, and alumni, learn more about our curriculum, tour our facilities and Downtown Denver, and get all your questions about living, learning, and planning in Denver answered!   

This year's MURP Program Preview Day will take place March 18, 2022, in the College of Architecture and Planning in the CU Denver Building at 1250 14th Street in Downtown Denver. Please read below for information on the agenda. After the event, we will post a PDF copy of the presentations and a recording of the morning portion of the event.

Preview Day 2022

Watch the video below to see part of the MURP Program Preview Day from March 2022.

FRIDAY, MARCH 18, 2022   

 

9:00 – 9:30:  Reception (Rooms 3301 and 340) (light beverages and breakfast breads will be provided)

9:30 – 10:00:  Introduction 

  • Welcome
  • Student and Faculty Introductions
  • Program Highlights

10:00 – 11:00:  Curriculum Overview 

  • Core Lecture Courses – Descriptions and Project Examples
  • Core Studio Courses, including Study Abroad – Descriptions and Project examples
  • Capstone/Thesis – Descriptions and Project Examples
  • Elective Courses – Descriptions and Project Examples

11:00 – 11:30:  Student Assistance and Employment 

  • Internships and Job Shadowing 
  • Research and Teaching Assistantships, Financial Aid and Scholarships 
  • General Q&A 

11:30 – 11:40:  Break 

11:40 – 12:20:  Building Tour   

12:20 – 12:30:  Break/Transition to lunch

12:30 – 1:20:  Lunch (lunch boxes will be provided)

1:20 – 1:30:  Transition to Distinguished Alumni Panel

1:30 – 2:40:  Distinguished Alumni Panel + Discussion (Room 3301) 

2:40 – 3:00:  Break

3:00 – 4:15:  Studying/Living/Planning in Denver with Current MURP Students (Room 3301)

  • Housing/Neighborhoods 
  • Transportation/Mobility 
  • Recreation/Culture/Social Life 
  • Job Shadowing/Mentoring/Career Positions 
  • Networking/Advocacy/Volunteer Work 
  • Major Planning Issues in Denver 
  • Q&A with current MURP students

4:15 – 4:30:  Break/Transition to Tours 

4:30 – 6:00:  Explore Downtown Denver: 

  • Option 1:  Walking Tour of Lower Downtown  
  • Option 2:  Campus/Downtown Tour 

6:00 – 8:00:  Evening Reception with MURP students and faculty at Wally's, 1417 Market (appetizers will be provided)