About Auraria Campus

The Auraria Campus is a dynamic academic environment shared by three separate and distinct institutions of higher learning:

  • Community College of Denver
  • Metropolitan State University of Denver
  • University of Colorado Denver

AHEC is a separate state entity whose role is to provide and manage shared services, facilities, and property to support these prominent institutions in achieving their goals.

The collective student population is nearly 44,000, with an additional 4,000 to 5,000 faculty and staff.

About Auraria Higher Education Center

The Auraria Higher Education Center oversees the shared services of the Auraria Campus, including:

  • Acquisition and Property Management
  • Classroom Scheduling and Media Support
  • Commercial Lease and Contract Negotiation/Management
  • Conference and Event Services
  • Early Learning Center
  • Internal Support Services
    • Business Operations
    • Financial Management
    • Human Resources
    • Information Technology
  • Maintenance and Operations
  • Parking and Transportation Services
  • Performing Arts Center Management
  • Planning and Development
  • Police and Security
  • Procurement Services
  • Sustainable Campus Program
  • Tivoli Student Union and related student bond programs