Colorado Mesa University, formerly known as Mesa State College is a public university that serves over 11 thousand students annually. In addition to the terrific music, theatre and dance performances, CMU also has an incredible athletics department and a wide variety of educational opportunities to choose from!
Take a day to visit our beautiful downtown in the heart of our community! You can experience dozens of locally owned shops, listen to live music, enjoy a meal at one of our amazing restaurants or visit one of the many galleries.
Grand Junction is surrounded by beautiful landscape that provides visitors and residents with exhilarating outdoor activities. Whether hiking the mesas, biking the dozens of trails, fishing or floating the rivers – you will never run out of things to do. The Grand Valley is also a climbers’ paradise with the thousands of rock formations around us.Don’t forget the winter sports! Powderhorn is conveniently located and features plenty of backcountry for skiing, sledding and snowshoeing.
Our community is packed full of things to do all year! Visit the annual Mesa County Fair or attend a concert at the historic Avalon Theatre. Using the link above you can search for your favorite entertainment!