Exciting News for Denver’s NEW CSU Spur Campus

Handsome pup Ronald was the 1,132nd dog adopted from Animal Friends Alliance in 2021.

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CSU Spur is free and open to the public Monday-Saturday from 9 am to 5 pm.

No one in the world is doing what CSU Spur is doing in the same way … at their building that is already open (Vida) they have a community-serving veterinary hospital through Dumb Friends League and visitors can watch veterinarians perform surgery on dogs and cats, they have 9 horses that live on-site and help with 7,500+ human therapy sessions each year, and underwater treadmills for horses to also receive therapy on-site.

It’s a really groundbreaking way to bring the resources of higher education to everyone (and it’s just plain cool)

A few things to know:

  • Save the date for June 8 (11 am to 1 pm)
    • CSU Spur will open the CSU Spur Terra building – focused on food and agriculture – think rooftop greenhouses, green roofs, vertical gardens, visible labs with scientists at work, and a teaching kitchen (with taste testing lab!) – all open and free to the public.
  • Planting the living wall and green roof spaces soon
  • Spur is a great free activity for the kids this summer! Day campus, school groups, families – everyone is welcome! Schedule group trips, or Spur is open 9 am to 5 pm every Monday-Saturday!
    • Kids can play in the mock exam clinic
    • There’s virtual reality!
    • Our 9-foot kitten in the lobby meows and growls at visitors!
  • Planting Community Food Access garden at CSU Terra in partnership with local nonprofits later in May.