Travel Information

Arrival & Departure Times

Institute begins July 8, 2018

  • Institute check-in from 1-5 pm
  • Dorm check-in from 3-5 pm
  • Welcome Reception 6 pm
  • Orientation 6:30 pm

Institute concludes evening of July 14, 2018

  • Summit Brass Finale concert is final institute event
  • Dorm check-out is Sunday, July 15, 8-10 am
  • All participants must stay through the completion of Saturday’s events


Driving Directions from Denver International Airport (DIA) to the University of Denver:

Denver International Airport
8500 Peña Boulevard
Denver, Colorado

1. Head south 0.5 mi
2. Take the ramp onto Peña Blvd 11.5 mi
3. Take exit 282 to merge onto I-225 S toward Colorado Springs/Aurora 12.7 mi
4. Take exit 1B to merge onto I-25 N toward Denver 4.7 mi
5. Take exit 205 for University Blvd 0.3 mi
6. Turn left onto S University Blvd 0.7 mi
7. Turn right onto E Iliff Ave

Destination will be on the left

University of Denver
2344 East Iliff Avenue
Denver, CO 80210

For a printer-friendly version of these directions, including a map, click here.

Important Addresses

On-Campus Locations:
Lamont School of Music, Newman Center for the Performing Arts
University of Denver
2344 East Iliff Ave
Denver, CO 80210

Nagel Hall, dormitory
University of Denver
2194 S High St
Denver, CO 80210

Hotel Partners:
Holiday Inn Select
455 S Colorado Blvd, Denver, CO 80246

Hilton Garden Inn
600 S Colorado Blvd, Denver, CO 80246

Courtyard Denver Cherry Creek
1475 S Colorado Blvd, Denver, CO 80222

In case of health emergencies:
Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Hosptial
1719 E 19th Ave, Denver, CO 80218

Porter Adventist Hospital
2525 S Downing St, Denver, CO 80210

Transportation Services

Super Shuttle
The easiest transportation (especially for those with larger luggage or instruments) is Super Shuttle. You call in advance to schedule your pick-up time, and they will take you directly from the airport to the University of Denver and back again.
Mention the University of Denver when booking, as they may have special rates.
Click here to go to the Super Shuttle website.

RTD Buses and Lightrail
Denver has an extensive bus and light rail system. There are multiple buses that go to and from Denver International Airport each day.
Detailed information about SkyRide can be found here.

If you do not want to take a cab, shuttle, or Uber ride to the University of Denver, you can now take the light rail. The new A Line on the RTD light rail connects Denver International Airport to Union Station in Downtown Denver. From there you would need to take the E line to the University of Denver Station.
Learn more here!

Looking for a night out in Denver after the day’s events conclude? The University of Denver has their own light rail stop, providing quick and easy access to the heart of downtown Denver.
More information on Lightrail and bus schedules can be found here.

Other transportation options include Lyft and Uber. Learn more about those services on your mobile devices. You will need to create an account and download a mobile app. This would be better suited for those traveling with smaller instruments.

The institute does not provide any forms of transportation. Participants are responsible for setting up their own travel arrangements.