Exciting News for Denver’s NEW CSU Spur Campus

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

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.


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