Auraria Library, located in downtown Denver, is the only tri-institutional academic library in the nation, serving the students, faculty, and staff of three leading urban institutions: University of Colorado Denver; Metropolitan State University of Denver; and Community College of Denver.
To foster intellectual growth, academic success, and life‐long learning for the students, faculty, and staff of the diverse urban campus of Auraria.
To be the heart of the learning experience.
Intellectual Freedom, Service, Inclusivity, Collaboration and Stewardship
The Auraria Library is the intellectual heart of the Auraria campus.
The library maintains a vast collection of academic resources, study spaces, learning and teaching technologies, and research services to support the scholarly needs of the students, faculty, and staff of University of Colorado Denver, Metropolitan State University of Denver, and Community College of Denver.
Do You Know?
- The Auraria Library building was designed in 1974 by internationally recognized architect Helmut Jahn
- The Library houses approximately 632,000 print books, 296,000 ebooks, 172,000 e-journals, 30,000 streaming videos, and hundreds of online databases
- The libraries provide a diverse range of study spaces including 12 Group Study Rooms, and a Deep Quiet Study Space
- There is a cafe located in the library.