Transfer Student Week 2021

How To Get Involved During National Transfer Student Week

October 14, 2021

This October, CU Denver is joining universities around the country in celebrating National Transfer Student Week (NTSW), which strives to recognize and bring awareness to the experience and journey of our transfer students. From Oct. 18–22, we are hosting a series of events and opportunities for CU Denver transfer students to connect with other transfer students, learn about the resources and support services available here, and celebrate life as a Lynx. Check out the events listed below for how you can get involved.

In addition to all the events listed below, we have a range of events and opportunities for students thinking about transferring to CU Denver. Learn more about how prospective transfer students can get involved with CU Denver during NTSW at

Transfer Student Meet-Up

Oct. 18 | 4:00 – 4:30 p.m. | Learning Commons 2206
Connect with transfer student peers, staff, and pick up some cool CU Denver swag. Plus, find out more about resources available to you! Right after the meet-up we will move into a watch party of In These Transfer Shoes: A Panel Discussion.

In These Transfer Shoes: A Panel Discussion

Oct. 18 | 4:30 – 6 p.m. | ZOOM
Transfer students are a vital part of the Lynx community, comprising half of the undergraduate student body. We are excited to celebrate the panelists’ successes and hear about their experiences as CU Denver transfer students and alumni. Join Chancellor Michelle Marks, Senior Vice Chancellor Monique Snowden, and Vice Chancellor Antonio Farias for a virtual panel discussion kicking off CU Denver National Transfer Student Week activities.

PALs, Pumpkins, & Plant Party

Oct. 19 | 12 – 2 p.m. | Learning Commons 2220
Join us for a festive afternoon of pumpkin decorating and create your own miniature plant terrarium. Take a relaxing break with the PALs and let your creativity flow!

General Study Skills Workshop

Oct. 20 | 1 – 2 p.m. | Learning Commons 2230
Looking for new ways to improve your study habits, or maybe just a refresher? Join the Learning Resource Center for this interactive workshop and walk away with strategies and tips to improve your study skills.

Tools for Major and Career Exploration and Self Authorship

Oct. 20 | 3 – 4 p.m. | ZOOM
Discover tools for major and career exploration and self-authorship, learn how to find a major that aligns with your personal and professional goals, and explore what CU Denver has to offer before you register for spring classes.

Virtual Game Night

Oct. 20 | 5 – 7 p.m. | ZOOM
Join us for fun and connection as we mix it up with a Zoom game night! We’ll have music and silliness and a chance to get to know each other in a casual environment. If you have some questions you want to get answers to while you play, there will be staff to help out.

Swag Swap

Oct. 21 | 1 – 3 p.m. | Outside Learning Commons Entrance
We value where you have been and want to support you in where you’re going! Stop by our booth outside of the new Learning Commons—bring your gear from previous institutions to swap it out for new CU Denver swag.

FAFSA + CASFA Completion Events

Oct. 23 | 8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. OR 3 – 5 p.m. | Student Commons Second Floor Lab
Get prepared for the 2022-2023 academic year and file your financial aid application! Our team of financial aid experts will be there to help you along with the application and answer any questions you have.