Published: Sept. 12, 2023

[7:00 p.m. | Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2023]

The bear came down from the tree near the Engineering Center and safely left campus. CUPD and CPW have cleared the scene.

[9:30 a.m. | Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2023]

CU Boulder Police and Colorado Parks and Wildlife have roped off an area on the northwest side of the Engineering Center next to the Math Building due to a bear in a tree. At this time, CUPD and Colorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW) are monitoring the situation. 

Please avoid the area. Do not call dispatch, CUPD is already on the scene.

Bear safety tips:

Map of roped off area