Supporting Faculty, Staff, and Students

Through partnerships with the schools and colleges, CU Online proudly supports 28 fully online degrees, as well as a number of online and hybrid and low residency programs at CU Denver and CU Anschutz. Although you won't see any courses offered from CU Online, we are helping with all things online. 

Marketing Team

CU Online supports online programs and degrees, and select hybrid offerings, providing a mature marketing platform encompassing a variety of services.  Select services include:

  • Program pillar page on the website leveraging established SEO. 
  • Online advertising efforts focused on increasing traffic to the site and engagement with prospective students. 
  • Content and asset creation such as blogs, social media, and video.


The CU Online navigators provide proactive support to students throughout the student lifecycle. They deliver integrated student support services to current CU Online students pursuing 100% fully online programs at CU Denver and CU Anschutz. In addition, this team partners with the respective campus offices to provide a seamless and connected student experience. 

Academic Technology & Course Design

The program and course design team works collaboratively with program directors and a small working group of faculty to identify (or revise) program outcomes, sequence courses, and align each stage of the teaching process. Then, this team works with faculty to develop a collaborative course map designed to enhance the student experience. 

In addition, this team provides professional development and training to faculty and staff on teaching technologies. 


Contact Us

CU Online is located in the heart of downtown Denver. We are available in person, by email, or phone. Canvas 24/7 support is also available by clicking "help" within Canvas. We look forward to connecting with you! 


CU Online Help Desk

 Phone: 303-315-3700



Canvas Support

Click "help" from the left hand navigation within Canvas.

For self-service support, view the Canvas guides

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Staff Directory

CU Online staff are some of the most hardworking and dedicated people you will meet. Located in the Lawrence Street Center, feel free to connect with CU Online staffers to get technical help, instructional design support, and laughs!

  • Godbey, Patricia


    As the Assistant Director, Patty manages the day to day budget and operations for CU Online. She also manages and oversees the CU Online Academic Tech team, as well as the Marketing Team.​​ Patty is a Colorado Native, and a graduate of CU Denver. In her spare time you can find her spending time with her family outdoors, or scrapbooking memories.
  • Drysdale, Jason


    Jason grew up in St. Louis, Missouri, went to college in Abilene, Texas, and got to Colorado as fast as he could! He graduated with his Masters from CU Denver and is currently pursuing his doctorate in organizational leadership at Abilene Christian University. Jason lives in Lakewood with his wife Courtney, their son Clark, and their Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, Kingsley (named after the Harry Potter character, of course!)
  • Edwards, Corey


  • Penoyer, Kimberly


    Kim Penoyer began working for CU Online as the Online Program Development Coordinator in 2005. In this position, she supports departments and faculty by providing grants for online program and course development. She began her career at University of Colorado Denver in 1994 as an intern in the Public Relations department while completing her MBA. She has held many roles including executive director of continuing education for the College of Engineering and Applied Science.
  • Butt, John


    John is originally from Alabama and earned his Bachelor's degree in Broadcast Journalism from the University of South Alabama. He has Master's degrees in Higher Education Administration and Human Resource Management from the College of William and Mary and the University of Richmond and is currently pursuing a PhD in Public Affairs at CU Denver. John and his wife, Emily, enjoy traveling, renovating their home, spending time with family, and hiking with their two Shetland Sheepdogs, Bosley and Charley.
  • Arnold, Amy


    Amy Arnold is an Academic Services Senior Professional for CU Online and a graduate of the Information and Learning Technologies Masters program at CU Denver. Amy’s primary focus is to assist faculty through online training and development.
  • North, Sarah


    As an instructional designer at CU Online, Sarah works with faculty on designing and delivering excellent online courses. In addition, she delivers faculty development workshops and courses, and collaborates with colleges and programs across campus. She has bachelor's and master's degrees in communication, and has extensive online teaching experience. Sarah is also a doctoral candidate at the University of Minnesota.
  • Sanute, Lynee


    Lynée has worked in library instruction, instructional design, and dabbled in eBooks technical support. Originally from the San Francisco Bay Area, she is happy to be in Colorado. She has an undergraduate degree in art history and graduate degrees in library science and instructional technologies. She lives in Aurora with her husband and daughter and enjoys baking, cooking, modern calligraphy, and tending to her houseplants.
  • Hoffman, Lainie


    A Colorado native and graduate of both CU Boulder and CU Denver, Lainie is a great believer in the benefits of combining mountain air with an excellent education. She holds a Bachelor's degree in Anthropology, as well as a Master's degree in Information and Learning Technologies. She works to foster an environment of curiosity and exploration, which lends itself well to the ever-changing landscape of education technology and strategy.
  • Lewis, Bradon


    Bradon has a passion for helping students and faculty better understand how technology can enrich the classroom experience. Since 2004 he has held many positions in various education technology roles such as IT Support, Faculty Development, System Administrator and Instructional Designer. With these roles Bradon has always sought to provide the best solution to the demands of todays's modern classroom.