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Connect with Other Students

  • United Government of Graduate Students (UGGS) Check out the UGGS website for upcoming graduate student events and information about how you can get involved as a grad student representative of your own department. 
  • Clubs and Organizations Whether you're looking for a group that emphasizes ethnic or cultural heritage, political involvement, environmental issues, or hobbies, clubs and organizations are an important part of campus life. Joining a club is a good opportunity to pursue specific interests and meet people.
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  • Forever Buffs Students become lifelong members of the Alumni Association the day they set foot on campus. As a Forever Buff, you can explore networking opportunities and participate in student-alumni events.
  • Graduate Student of Color Collective (GSCC) A student group that aims to create and maintain space for self-identified students of color to gather and support each other in the School of Education and at CU Boulder. Our hope is to hold formal and informal gatherings throughout school year and potentially host events and collaborate with other graduate students and organizations. Please email Cecilia Valenzuela at for more information.

  • Forum on Science Ethics and Policy (FOSEP) A multidisciplinary organization of graduate and professional students and postdocs, FOSEP works to build bridges between science and society and to foster leaders who are prepared to apply specialized expertise to 21st-century challenges.
  • Sigma XI A scientific research society that includes members from area federal labs and IBM labs.
  • Volunteer Resource Center CU-Boulder's placement service helps students, staff and faculty find community volunteer opportunities that match their interests.
  • CU Prime Graduate-student-run group in the Physics Department promoting an inclusive, supportive, and diverse community in STEM through undergraduate-level research seminars and mentorship.
  • STEMinar An interdisciplinary seminar by and for graduate students in STEM disciplines. 
  • Women in Science and Engineering (WiSE) WiSE is committed to providing coaching, mentorship, networking and support for women in STEM fields