Academic Support & Resources

The campus offers a broad array of academic support options to students, including tutoring within the residence halls; specialized advising for majors and other groups like high achievers or students who need help in targeted areas; organized group study sessions; a writing center offering student consultations; and individual consultation with faculty members.

Helps students identify, develop and pursue meaningful educational and personal goals. Advisors can help you review your academic records, review transfer credit issues, develop strategies for achieving academic and career goals and discuss any academic difficulties. Contact your school or college’s advising center for additional information.

College of Arts and Sciences
Academic Advising Center, Woodbury 109
Academic Advising Center >
Leeds School of Business
Koelbel, S210
Advising Site >
College of Media, Communication and Information
Armory, 1B12
List of Academic Advisors >
College of Engineering & Applied Science
Engineering Center (office varies by department and program)
Advising site >
College of Music
Imig Music, C109
Advising site >
School of Education
Office of Student Services, EDUC 151
Advising site >
Environmental Design
Environmental Design, 171
Advising site >

Provides free tutoring for on-campus residents, including small group and walk-in services that cover a wide variety of subjects. Call 303-735-3303 or visit to request a tutor or for more information.

Career Services is here to help international students navigate the U.S. job market in order to increase students’ success in finding a job or internship. Career Services plans events specific to the needs of international students. Events may include a panel of alumni discussing their job search success, a workshop on how to write a resume, the ins and outs of visas and more. Career counselors help students understand what they want to do, and how to get there. See for additional details.

A multicultural academic learning community serving low income and first-generation college students with academic skills development, math and writing courses, supplementary instruction in gateway courses, tutoring and graduate research opportunities. See for more details.

Gmail and Google Apps offer students Google-powered communication and collaboration tools, including Gmail, calendars, groups and document management and storage.

Desire2Learn (D2L) is CU-Boulder's learning management system.

Smart Classrooms include, at minimum, a DVD, overhead projector, video projection unit (TV or data projector) and UCB Wireless service. There are more than 100 of these technology-enabled classrooms and lecture halls located throughout campus, as well as multimedia facilities in the ATLAS Institute and Eaton Humanities buildings.

Clickers are a popular teaching tool that allow students to participate in classes and answer questions using hand-held devices.

Computer Labs and Internet Kiosks are available at no cost to all students and are found in various locations across campus. Computer labs have either PC or Macintosh computers and include a wide variety of software. Internet Kiosks are a place for quick email checks and Web surfing.

Wireless Internet Access can be found in almost all buildings on campus, in popular campus life locations and in most residence halls.

See the full list of services >


The ATLAS Institute offers multidisciplinary courses that blend components of our multimedia world in a variety of media- and discipline-specific areas.

Arts and Sciences Support of Education Through Technology (ASSETT) provides training resources to faculty and students, and assists Arts and Sciences programs with tech-related needs.

The Anderson Language Technology Center (ALTEC) is a state-of-the-art facility supporting the study of language and cultures in an inviting atmosphere.


OIT Quick Start is your technology support resource on campus. Quick Start helps you efficiently tap into a comprehensive suite of IT services offered on the CU-Boulder campus.

MyCUinfo is a secure website where enrolled students can access information about their records and conduct business with the university, including:

  • Announcements
  • Course registration
  • Grades
  • Billing
  • WebFiles
  • Student employment listings
  • Registrar forms
  • News and events

personal computer is recommended if it is financially feasible for you. OIT Quick Start has devised a recommended shopping list of everything you might need for computing at CU-Boulder.

  • Academic discounts are available on computers and software through the CU-Boulder Book Store.
  • Students who intend to purchase a computer and wish to have its cost included in their financial aid calculations are encouraged to consult the Office of Financial Aid before purchasing a computer.

The largest library collection in the Rocky Mountain region, with more than 11 million books, periodicals, government publications, microforms, audio-visual materials, maps, manuscripts, papers, artifacts and computer-based resources. Go to site >

Offers writers from across disciplines and skill levels the chance to work one-on-one with professionally-trained writing consultants. Consultations help writers at all stages of the writing process from planning through revision, and address issues of rhetoric, grammar and style. Go to site >