Program Details

You have high academic standards and a natural curiosity. You enjoy learning and excelling, and you're ready to get the most from your college experience. That's why you're considering the CU Denver University Honors and Leadership Program. Our students benefit from a community of equally passionate students and courses taught by leading faculty members. Classes and requirements are tailored for you and your academic curiosity. We have diverse course offerings, community service opportunities, and leadership programs plus our UHL house where you can get away and connect with your honors and leadership peers. 

Why UHL?

Make Yourself at Home

Our UHL house is your on-campus home. Study, use the free printer/copier, make some coffee, or just hang out. It's our own on-campus house located on the picturesque and historic 9th Street Park! This is a great chance to connect with your cohort, other UHL member, faculty, and staff.

Priority Registration

You get the first pick on classes. Need we say more?


  • UHL scholarship funding
  • Opportunities to apply for additional UHL scholarships

Academic Opportunities

As an honors and leadership student you get more.

  • Your minor makes an impressive addition to your resume
  • Unique courses taught by dedicated faculty
  • The first-time college student track, replaces the majority CU Denver Core requirements
  • The many connections you make with faculty members helps when it's time to request letters of recommendation

Program Overview

University Honors and Leadership

CU Denver

1047 9th Street Historic Park

1047 9th Street

Denver, CO 80204


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