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Students served in 2015-2016

$74 million

In financial aid and scholarships awarded in 2015-2016


Average class size for program specific classes


Varsity NCAA Division II athletic teams


Fulbright faculty scholars


Population of Grand Junction and the surrounding area

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Thu. Mar. 30


12:30 PM

Sat. Apr. 01
Tue. Apr. 04

Choral Showcase

7:30 PM

Thu. Apr. 06


12:30 PM

Mon. Apr. 10

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Schedule for Unity Fest

CMU celebrates diversity with week-long Unity Fest

The community is invited to join in celebrating the many different cultures at Colorado Mesa University by attending one or all of the mostly free, public events. Unity Fest is sponsored by CMU’s Cultural Diversity Board, which is a student organization designed to promote and support the ethnic and cultural groups on campus by providing educational resources and support services.

Julie (25f)

Theatre Department presents world premiere play, Julie (25f)

Brand new play, "Julie (25f)" opens this weekend in the Mesa Experimental Theatre. This brand new play is a project in collaboration by Columbia University grads Maridee Slater, Jolene Noelle and Dianne Nora and based upon the classic "Miss Julie" by August Strindberg. Slater is a CMU alum and visiting professor.

Ann Gillies holds up two of her own adapted books.

Passion for Inclusive Education

In recent years there has been a worldwide conversation about inclusive education systems and the degree to which students with and without special needs learn side-by-side in the same classroom. Assistant Professor of Teacher Education and Exceptional Learner and Special Education Coordinator Ann Gillies, PhD, is a part of this conversation.

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