Washington, D.C. 20549

                                    FORM 8-K
                                 CURRENT REPORT

     Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

                                 January 9, 2009
                Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported):

                         ACCELR8 TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION
               (Exact name of registrant as specified in charter)

         Colorado                      0-11485                 84-1072256
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(State or other jurisdiction   (Commission File Number)      (IRS Employer
     of incorporation)                                     Identification No.)

              7000 North Broadway, Building 3-307, Denver, CO 80221
                    (Address of principal executive offices)

                                 (303) 863-8808
               Registrant's telephone number, including area code:

                                 Not Applicable.
         (Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)

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Item 5.02   Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors;
Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.

     Effective January 9, 2009, the Board of Directors of Accelr8 Technology
Corporation (the "Company") appointed John D. Kucera a member of the Board of
Directors. Mr. Kucera, age 57, has been self employed as a private investor
since 2000. Prior to that, Mr. Kucera handled institutional equity sales, was a
Department Manager for Equities and a Member of the Board of Directors of
Hanifen Imhoff and a portfolio manager for mutual funds and pension accounts at
Founders Capital Management. Mr. Kucera earned a Bachelor of Science degree in
Finance from Colorado State University and a Masters in Business Administration
from the University of Denver.

     Effective January 9, 2009, A. Alexander Arnold III resigned as a member of
the Board of Directors after 17 years of service as a director.


     Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the
registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the
undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

Date:  January 13, 2009                ACCELR8 TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION

                                       By: /s/ Thomas V. Geimer
                                       Thomas V. Geimer, Chief Executive Officer