Upcoming Events

We invite you to join us at upcoming events at Colorado Mesa University.

The Alumni Association and Admissions office are hosting new student send-offs in three different locations this year! Please join us for one of these fun, casual events to connect with fellow alumni and new Mavericks and their families. Share your words of wisdom with incoming freshman and wish them good luck. For more information or to register, please click one of the links below:

2017 NoCal Social and New Student Send-Off
Saturday, July 29, 2017 - 12:00pm-2:00pm

2017 SoCal Social and New Student Send-Off
Sunday, July 30, 2017 - 12:0opm-2:00pm


2017 Maverick Hoedown

Friday, August 25, 2017 - 6:00pm-11:00pm
University Center Meyer Ballroom 
Free parking in University Center Parking Garage

The Maverick Hoedown benefits the CMU Student-athlete Scholarship Fund. This can't miss event will be held on Friday, August 25 from 6-11 pm in the CMU University Center Meyer Ballroom. Tickets are $75.00 per person which will include a fantastic BBQ buffet, beer and Colorado wine.  Plus there will be dancing to a sensational live country and western band.

So grab your boots, jeans, and swirling skirts – invite all your friends, and let's make this a real barnburner of a good time!

Click here to purchase your tickets!

For more information, please contact Beth Schroeder at 970-248-1503 or bschroed@coloradomesa.edu 



Presented by Bank of the West
October 22-28, 2017  

Save the date for a fun weekend of events! A final schedule of events and registration will be available soon, so check back for more information.

Friday, October 27, 2017--Victory Dinner, Bonfire, Carnival & Midnight Madness

Saturday, October 28, 2017-Downtown Parade, Homecoming Football Game &                           Volleyball Game



2017 Alumni Zones

The Alumni Zone is the best seat in the house to cheer on your Maverick Football Team. Meet up with fellow alumni for, food, giveaways, and tons of fun this season. The Alumni Zone will open one hour before game time. Registration will include one free food item as well as a free beer. Beer will also be available for purchase throughout the game, only in the Alumni Zone. Do not miss this chance to connect with friends and enjoy a game! Click a link below to register:

Vs. Western State - Thursday, August 31, 2017 at 7:00pm  

Vs. Colorado School of Mines - Saturday, September 16th at 1:00pm

Vs. Fort Lewis - Saturday, September 23, 2017 at 7:00pm 

Vs. Black Hills State - Saturday, October 7, 2017 at 1:00pm

Vs. New Mexico Highlands HOMECOMING - Saturday, October 28, 2017 at 1:00pm


Gateway Canyon

2017 Upper Colorado River Basin Water Forum: Stories from the Field

Wednesday & Thursday, November 1-2, 2017

The Water Center at CMU invites you to this forum. The 2017 Forum will be an interdisciplinary dialogue between academic, practitioner and artistic perspectives on water issues affecting the Upper Colorado River Basin. We encourage submissions from water managers, scientists, engineers, policy makers, policy analysts, citizen groups, industry representatives, farmers, water attorneys, scholars, artists and writers. Submissions for both oral presentations and poster presentations are welcome.

Click here to register.



 Exploring Scotland & Ireland

Join the CMU Alumni Association on their first ever international trip to Scotland and Ireland! 

May 20 - June 01, 2018 • 13 Days • 17 meals
Round trip flights, ground transportation, and hotels included

Some highlights from the trip include Edinburgh, Whiskey Distillery, Lock Ness, Urquhart Castle, Glasgow, Belfast, Titanic Experience, Giant's Causeway, The Causeway Cost Rail Journey, Derry, Glenveagh National Park, Ulster American Folk Park, Dublin, and a Castle Stay.

Double • $4,899pp

Single   • $5,399pp 

Triple   • $4,849pp
*Cancellation Waiver and Insurance can be included for an additional $290pp. 

For brochures or information on signing up for the trip, please provide your information here.

Click here for the full itinerary and complete details


Stainless Steel Mav Tumbler

Drink your favorite drink in style! This stainless steal tumbler is double-walled and vacuum sealed for maximum temperature control with both hot and cold beverages. They hold ice for well over 24 hours and will hold hot beverages for about 5-6 hours. The mugs are durable, rust-proof, BPA free, and feature a sweat-free design. The cost is $25 and includes shipping. There is a limited quantity, so don't wait!

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