What Kind of Buff are You?

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I'm interested in Student Government

  • CU's student government is called CUSG (University of Colorado Student Government). To get involved, check the website: http://castle.colorado.edu/jobs/app_frame.htm, or email cindy.cabrales@colorado.edu.
  • If you live on campus, talk to your RA about participating in residence hall government through RHA (Residence Hall Association) or contact Montez at 303-492-7260 or montez.butts@colorado.edu.
  • Each college has governing opportunities and student groups within the academic majors. Visit your department's main office for information on how to get involved.

I'm interested in Music, Film, Media, and Entertainment

  • Radio 1190 is CU's student-run radio station. Students can volunteer as DJs or participate in the Street Team. Go to www.radio1190.org for more information or visit them in the
  • Program Council (located in UMC 401), hosts free or low-cost entertainment like concerts, sneak-peaks of movies not yet in theaters, and comedy. The Friday Night Film series provides free movies for students every Friday at CHEM 140. Students can apply to work for the PC production or security crew, or volunteer for Street Team. Go to www.programcouncil.com
  • Become a member of The Herd and get access to all of their events including pre-football game parties, the ski bus, trips, and local discounts. Visit www.cuherd.com
  • The CU Independent is the on-line student newspaper: www.cuindependent.com
  • International Film Series-If you like independent, foreign, and art-house films check out www.internationalfilmseries.com.
  • The Connection-Located on the 1st floor of the UMC, Boulder's only bowling alley also offers billiards, video games, big screen TVs, poker tournaments and pool/bowling leagues.

I'm interested in Sports, Athletics, and Recreation

  • Recreation Center: Work out, swim, ice-skate, or take aerobics, dance, or yoga classes. Also check out the outdoor program for trips, outdoor activities, and a Challenge Ropes Course. http://www.colorado.edu/rec-center/. You can try out for a Club Sport or Intramurals.
  • CU is home to many different NCAA Athletic Teams. Check out www.cubuffs.com for game schedules.

I'm interested in Greek Life-Fraternities and Sororities

  • Visit www.colorado.edu/greeks for information on each of CU's social and multicultural fraternities and sororities. A great way to meet people,
  • Formal recruitment for women's social (Panhellenic) sororities happens each Fall semester. Check out the website above.

I'm interested in Political and Environmental Issues

  • The Environmental Center is located on the 3rd floor of the UMC. They have many employment and volunteer opportunities, as well as host events related to sustainability and the environment. http://ecenter.colorado.edu
  • Other active student groups include: CoPIRG, CU BioDiesel, Amnesty International, New Era, College Democrats, College Republicans, 180>11, Student Worker Alliance Program, Model United Nations (MUN), and STAND.

I'm interested in Community Service, Internships or Leadership

  • CU GOLD (Gaining Opportunities through Leadership Development) provides free leadership resources to any CU student hoping to become a more effective leader. Visit UMC 444 or www.colorado.edu/umc/cugold
  • The Volunteer Resource Center can get you connected to community service opportunities or help you participate in Alternative Breaks. Visit their office on the 3rd floor of the UMC or their website http://www.colorado.edu/vrc
  • Career Services can help you find internships while you are a student, and prepare you for a career after you graduate. Visit them in Willard Hall or sign up for Career Services Online at http://careerservices.colorado.edu
  • Get involved with The Office of Orientation as an Orientation Leader: Look for an announcement in the Buff Bulletin, check out student employment opportunities, or contact Maria at 303-735-1562 or maria.spoon@colorado.edu.
  • Sign up with the Office of Admissions to become a CU Student Ambassador and lead campus tours: Contact Brittany at 303-492-0546 or brittany.monroe@colorado.edu.

I'm interested in Culture and Diversity

I'm interested in Religion/Spirituality

  • All campus-based religious organizations are affiliated with RCO (Religious Campus Organizations). Located in UMC 329, they can get you in contact with any religious group on campus and give you information on local services.
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