Logistical Information for the DSRDA!

Getting to MSU

MSU Denver on the Auraria campus is easily accessible from all parts of the Denver metro area. Our friendly, safe, park-like campus is just two blocks from the center of the city.

Interactive maps to Metropolitan State University - click here!

Search for Arts Building (located near the corner of Curtis Street and 7th Street)

  • We will use Rooms 295, 293, and 289 on the second floor
  • Nearby parking is available on campus (prices subject to change)
    • $6 in the Holly and 7th Street Garage lots (on the corner of 7th and Lawrence Way)
    • $4.50 in the Fir lot
    • $3.00 in the Birch and Beech lots
    • Other lots are available, too

See more about the Department of Music at MSU:  http://www.msudenver.edu/music/

Contact Information: 

  • Address: P.O. Box 173362 Denver, CO 80217
  • Department of Music Phone:  303-556-3180

Easy access to the Washington Park Dalcroze™ Studio (Rooms 211 and 213) via the Denver Light Rail! 

  • WPUMC:  1955 E. Arizona Ave. Denver, CO 80210 (Louisiana/Pearl-Auraria West Campus stops on the DLR C and E lines).
  • Denver Light Rail maps - click here!

Driving

Check our Quick Directions below or view maps and directions on Google or Mapquest.

From the South:

  • Take I-25 North to Auraria parkway East
  • Turn RIGHT onto 7th street 
  • Turn LEFT into Lawrence Way, the parking garage is on your left.

From the North:

  • Take I-25 South to Speer South (exit 212A) 
  • Turn RIGHT onto Auraria Parkway 
  • Turn LEFT at 2nd light, 7th Street 
  • Turn LEFT into Lawrence Way, the parking garage is on your left.

From the West:

  • Take I-70 East to I-25
  • Take I-25 South to Speer South (exit 212A)
  • Turn RIGHT onto Auraria Parkway
  • Turn LEFT at 2nd light, 7th Street
  • Turn LEFT into Lawrence Way, the parking garage is on your left.

From the East:

  • Take I-70 West to I-25
  • Take I-25 South to Speer South (exit 212A)
  • Turn RIGHT onto Auraria Parkway
  • Turn LEFT at 2nd light, 7th Street
  • Turn LEFT into Lawrence Way, the parking garage is on your left.

Light Rail

  • D, F and H RTD Light Rail lines at Colfax and Auraria station on south side of campus
  • C and E Light Rail Lines at Auraria West Station
  • Eleven RTD bus routes

Bus:

Catch RTD busses on campus at the Larimer turnaround and the Colfax at Auraria stops. Find an RTD bus route from your neighborhood to campus on http://www.rtd-denver.com. 

From/to Denver International Airport:

Bus to Downtown:  http://www.rtd-denver.com/airport.shtml

Shuttle Service:

Housing

MSU does not offer on-campus housing, however Denver boasts a wide variety of hotel options in the immediate downtown area.  The following list is a compilation based on proximity and cost.  Search online for more hotel options.  Hotels immediately surrounding the university and in the downtown areas can be quite pricey, but if you search a little beyond city center, you can find much more cost efficient housing.  Search for hotels nearby the RTD Light Rail (see enclosed map) as all Light Rail lines converge right at the Auraria Campus.

Getting Around Denver

Nearby Food and Attractions