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Celebrating 125 years

Pride and Perspectives

From its earliest days, the University of Northern Colorado has been highly regarded for its prestigious programs, innovation and caring faculty. Here, students and faculty collaborate and learn as they have for generations, with a vision of higher education that fuses learning with community engagement, research, passion and transformation. We are proud of our past, and look forward to the work that will carry this university forward, into the future. Join us for a look at the moments, memories and progress of our first 125 years.


From 1889-2014

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This month in History

  • March 13, 1976 Foundation Hall dedicated
  • March 14, 1951 First winter quarter commencement held
  • March 26, 1991 Ross Hall Laboratory wing dedicated
  • March 27, 1969 McKee Hall of Education dedicated
  • March 1980 Music Library moved from Carter to basement of McKee