Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. said today it is adding the University of Denver to its program of offering assistance to employees who pursue college degrees.

The Denver-based burrito chain and DU go way back together. Founder Steve Ells opened the first Chipotle in July 1993 at 1644 E. Evans Ave. near the private university with an $85,000 loan from his parents.

Chipotle (NYSE: CMG) said employees can earn a degree through DU’s bachelor of arts completion program in its University College, which serves working adults.

The company already offers up to $5,250 in tuition reimbursement and discounted tuition to employees.

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