Auraria Campus

A partner of CCD, Auraria Higher Education Center (AHEC) is committed to providing an effective, comprehensive, and supportive environment that facilitates the mission of Community College of Denver.

The Auraria Campus is also home to two four-year universities — Metropolitan State University of Denver and the University of Colorado Denver. This unique partnership creates a one-of-a-kind campus experience, allowing CCD students to participate in amazing extracurricular activities and access a university-caliber library, student union, recreation opportunities, and more.

The campus has a unique history, beginning with a gold strike near the site of the campus in 1858. CCD also has additional locations right in downtown Denver. 

Campus Resources

The Auraria Campus offers the following shared services for students, faculty and staff:

Auraria campus with downtown Denver in the background