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MUNIversity

MUNIversity is the Colorado Municipal League's program to recognize municipal elected officials investing time and resources to participate in educational events in an effort to increase their knowledge of municipal government and enhance their capacity to lead. Municipal elected officials earn credits by participating in CML-sponsored training events. Additional information is available in the MUNIversity brochure.

Award Levels

Fundamental Level (30 credits)
  • Recognition in the CML newsletter
  • Invitation to wear ribbon displaying achievement and acknowledgement with presentation of award at the CML annual conference.
  • Acknowledgement in CML annual conference program.
  • News release to local media.
Leadership Level (60 credits)
  • Recognition in the CML newsletter
  • Invitation to wear ribbon displaying achievement and acknowledgement with presentation of award at the CML annual conference.
  • Acknowledgement in CML annual conference program.
  • News release to local media.
Graduate Level (100 credits)
  • Recognition in the CML newsletter
  • Invitation to wear ribbon displaying achievement and acknowledgement with presentation of award at the CML annual conference.
  • Acknowledgement in CML annual conference program.
  • News release to local media.
  • Name on permanent plaque in CML offices.
  • Token of appreciation from CML.

 

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I register for the program?

All elected officials of CML's member municipalities are automatically enrolled in the program.

How do I get credit?

Each CML training event is assigned a specific credit value, usually based on the length of the training. Whenever you participate in a CML webinar, a CML in-person workshop, the CML Annual Conference or other credit-eligible CML event, you automatically receive the specified number of credits.

Do I fill out a form during the workshop to get credit?

No. Credit will be automatically given to you after each training event you attend. 

Do I get credit for attending the CML Annual Conference?

Yes. A pre-determined number of credits will be awarded for attending the conference.

How can I find out the number of MUNIversity credits I have?

Log in on this website (the login button is in the top right corner). Click on your name. Click on credits. 

How will I know when I have reached a new level?

CML will notify you several weeks prior to the CML Annual Conference in June, which is where you will be recognized for reaching a new level in the program. After the conference, a news release will be sent listing all officials who have achieved a new level.

Does MUNIversity recognize municipal staff members?

The program is currently only for municipal elected officials.