Travel Info for The University of Northern Colorado

Located along Colorado’s idyllic front range, the University of Northern Colorado is a vibrant academic institution with an exceptional history of excellence in the performing arts. The jazz program alone has garnered more than 100 Downbeat Awards, operates the UNC Jazz Press, and produces the famed UNC/Greeley Jazz Festival. It offers both undergraduate and graduate degrees in addition to performance opportunities in big bands, combos, vocal jazz ensembles, and jazz combos. The program also has a strong jazz composition and arranging focus making UNC a fantastic partner for hosting an International Jazz Composers’ Symposium.

Additionally, with the completion of a new performance hall just months before the 2019 Symposium, UNC will provide a state of the art facility for listening, discussing, and sharing new ideas within the jazz composition and arranging profession.

To view more of the facilities at UNC, visit:

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Last Updated: June 14, 2018

Airport and Ground Transportation

The nearest international airport to the UNC campus is Denver International Airport, less than 60 miles to the south. Ground transportation to Greeley is recommended through Greeley Shuttle, Lyft, and/or Uber.

Ground Transportation List


The Doubletree by Hilton is the official hotel of the 2019 Symposium. 

Reduced rates (starting at $94/night) for Symposium guests are now available by clicking on the link above.

Comprehensive Greeley Hotel List

Dining Options

Downtown Restaurant Guide with Map

Restaurant List