Colorado Free University

Colorado Free University

Tech
Lowry / East Denver, Denver, Colorado
(13 Reviews)

Colorado Free University is a life long learning center offering a wide array of skill-based and enrichment courses. More of a learning network than a traditional school, CFU draws its teachers from the community and all teachers are independent contractors. Classes are designed for busy adults who want to get useful information or new skills without having to commit a great amount of time.  
Whether the goal is upgrading skills for work, testing out a new career, developing an untapped talent, or just meeting new people while exploring a topic of interest, CFU offers something that will fit.

Colorado Free University has old roots but new applications. The Free University originally grew out of the free speech movement of the early ‘70’s with a mission to make education more egalitarian. The “Free” in Free University comes from the belief that there should not be barriers to learning or sharing knowledge and that students should have the freedom to choose what they want to learn. The first Free University in Denver, Denver Free University, opened in 1969 and ran until 1986. In the 70’s and 80’s there were many Free Universities around the country.

In 1987, after Denver Free University folded, John Hand founded Colorado Free University with less of a political and more of a community mission.  John believed that communities have within them the resources to solve their own problems.  For any need or problem a person might have, someone else in the community has an answer or solution.  CFU brings those people together.  Only a handful of independent, free-standing schools such as CFU are still in operation around the country.

Reviews of Colorado Free University

(13 Reviews)
Microsoft Office 365 and OneNote - Online Course

4/6/2021
Silvia M G.

Attended: Microsoft Office 365 and OneNote - Online Course


Loved the course and the one on one that was provided by Mitzi. It was great to learn new functions and capabilities.

Exploring Adobe InDesign: An Intro to Publishing

1/27/2020
Rachael C.

Attended: Exploring Adobe InDesign: An Intro to Publishing


This class was perfect for an Adobe InDesign beginner. Jeff was a very patient and thorough instructor. I would highly recommend this class!

Exploring Adobe Illustrator

9/29/2019
Anonymous

Attended: Exploring Adobe Illustrator


Teacher was good But over priced for the amount of hours. Would not recommend this course to anyone. You need to tack in a few hours.

Microsoft Access 2016: Level 1

9/11/2019
Kuntesha B.

Attended: Microsoft Access 2016: Level 1


How thorough the teacher Ms. Sue is.

Microsoft Excel 2016: Level 2

7/24/2019
Anonymous

Attended: Microsoft Excel 2016: Level 2


It was a very clear presentation, and every question was answered!

Adobe Acrobat Pro DC - Online Course

7/19/2019
Kelly M.

Attended: Adobe Acrobat Pro DC - Online Course


Mitzi far exceeded my expectations for this course. She was extremely knowledgeable, patient and professional. I left the class feeling that I had actually learned some useful tools/skills. I would recommend her Adobe class to anyone.

Getting Started with WordPress: Content Mgmt. (Online)

4/6/2018
Alina E.

Attended: Getting Started with WordPress: Content Mgmt. (Online)


Great for beginners on how to use wordpress platform. Goes through each function in detail. You'll pretty much learn how to operate the platform by the time all is said and done.

Spanish 3 (Online)

10/14/2020
Anonymous

Attended: Spanish 3 (Online)


Anonymous gave this class 5 out of 5 CourseHorse stars.

Spanish Conversation 2 (Online)

7/29/2020
Nicholas W.

Attended: Spanish Conversation 2 (Online)


Nicholas W. gave this class 4 out of 5 CourseHorse stars.

Microsoft Word 2016: Level 1

9/21/2019
Kelly M.

Attended: Microsoft Word 2016: Level 1


Kelly M. gave this class 5 out of 5 CourseHorse stars.

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7653 E 1st Pl, Denver, Colorado 80230
Colorado Free University
Lowry / East Denver
7653 E 1st Pl
Btwn Red Cross Way & Spruce St
Denver, Colorado 80230

Upcoming Classes at Colorado Free University

Spanish Summer Intensive 3-4
Spanish Summer Intensive 3-4
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Monday Jul 26th, 9am - 12:15pm Mountain Time

Spanish Summer Intensive 7-8
Spanish Summer Intensive 7-8
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Monday Jul 26th, 9am - 12:15pm Mountain Time

Spanish 1 & 2 (Online)
Spanish 1 & 2 (Online)
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Monday Jul 26th, 9:30am - 10:55am Mountain Time

Spanish 6 (Online)
Spanish 6 (Online)
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Monday Jul 26th, 11:05am - 12:30pm Mountain Time

Spanish 7 (Online)
Spanish 7 (Online)
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Monday Jul 26th, 1pm - 2:25pm Mountain Time

Spanish Conversation 1 (Online)
Spanish Conversation 1 (Online)
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Monday Jul 26th, 7:35pm - 9pm Mountain Time

The Basics of Using a Mac Computer: (Online)
The Basics of Using a Mac Computer: (Online)
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Tuesday Jul 27th, 6pm - 8pm Mountain Time

Microsoft Office Intensive Int & Adv Users: Online
Microsoft Office Intensive Int & Adv Users: Online
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Friday Jul 30th, 9am - 4pm Mountain Time

Spanish 2 (Online)
Spanish 2 (Online)
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Monday Jul 26th, 6pm - 7:25pm Mountain Time

Spanish Conversation 2 (Online)
Spanish Conversation 2 (Online)
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Thursday Aug 5th, 11:05am - 12:30pm Mountain Time

Spanish 3 (Online)
Spanish 3 (Online)
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Monday Jul 26th, 6pm - 7:25pm Mountain Time

Using OneDrive: Microsoft Cloud Storage in Office 365
Using OneDrive: Microsoft Cloud Storage in Office 365
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Thursday Aug 12th, 9am - 12pm Mountain Time

Microsoft Outlook Tips & Tricks (Online)
Microsoft Outlook Tips & Tricks (Online)
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Thursday Aug 12th, 1pm - 4pm Mountain Time

Medical Spanish 1 (Online)
Medical Spanish 1 (Online)
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Thursday Aug 12th, 6pm - 7:25pm Mountain Time

Spanish Accelerated 1: Reviews Spanish 1 & 2 (Online)
Spanish Accelerated 1: Reviews Spanish 1 & 2 (Online)
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Thursday Aug 12th, 7:35pm - 9pm Mountain Time

Microsoft Publisher 2016 - Online Course
Microsoft Publisher 2016 - Online Course
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Friday Aug 13th, 9am - 4pm Mountain Time

PowerPoint for Use in the Online World
PowerPoint for Use in the Online World
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Monday Aug 16th, 1pm - 4pm Mountain Time

Spanish Conversation 3 (Online)
Spanish Conversation 3 (Online)
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Tuesday Aug 17th, 6pm - 7:25pm Mountain Time

Spanish 1 (Online)
Spanish 1 (Online)
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Monday Jul 26th, 7:35pm - 9pm Mountain Time

Spanish 4 (Online)
Spanish 4 (Online)
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Wednesday Aug 11th, 6pm - 7:25pm Mountain Time

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Teachers at Colorado Free University

AC AC Suarez AC Suarez Aimee Skillin Alicia Green Amanda Diver Angela Schlaud Bill Weller Brenda Bennett Cecilia Gowins Chris Murphy Diego Ceron Donald Seigler Donnie Seigler Frida Garcia Jeff Danelek Jules Marie Kyle Hilyard Lilia Selenke Linda Moore Lori Poole Lou Smith Marisol Senecal Mariscal Melissa Levy Mitzi Katz Olivia Botonis Olivia Botonis Olivia Botonis Olivia Botonis Olivia x Botonis Samuel Burks Sue Gosman Susan Price Talena Johnson Tim -
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