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Broaden Your CU-Boulder Experience
As a CU-Boulder undergraduate you can take part in unique academic programs beyond the classroom which will satisfy your curiosity, enrich your college career, and give you a strong network of colleagues and friends that will last a lifetime.
The University of Colorado Boulder is an exceptional place where talented students from around the world come to enhance their academic experience through a variety of special courses, research opportunities, faculty mentoring, community and service learning, top scholars programs, and more!
Honors Programs bring the best teachers at CU-Boulder together with high-achieving students, who are seeking the challenge of becoming more critical and analytical thinkers.
- College of Arts and Sciences Honors Program
- College of Engineering and Applied Science Honors Program
Experience the world firsthand. Choose from more than 300 programs in more than 70 countries and earn credit toward your CU-Boulder degree while taking classes abroad. More information >>
Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP)
Apply for funding to do research or creative work with faculty in all disciplines. More information >>
Professional and Academic Conference Endowment (PACE)
PACE provides funding, support and mentoring to qualified undergraduates to present their work at conferences. Find out more >>
Residential Academic Programs (RAPs)
Engage in a shared learning and living experience in a community setting. Take selected courses in your residence hall, make friends who share similar interests, participate in educational and social events, and develop ideas in a small community of students. More information >>
Leeds Scholars Program
This program provides Leeds School of Business students with a rigorous academics, a community of peers, mentorship opportunities, merit scholarships, and specialized advising and professional development opportunities. Go>>
Be actively involved in an intensive, year-long civic project that serves a local community. More information >>
Receive an education tailored to fit your interests and goals in any of CU-Boulder's undergraduate colleges or schools. Learn more>>
CU-LEAD Alliance and Scholarship Program
Come together with students, faculty, and staff to promote a diverse community committed to educational excellence. More information >>
Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC)
Combine your academic study with a military officer’s education program and the option of serving in a regular or reserve commission after graduation.
Presidents Leadership Class (PLC)
Participate in one of the nation’s premier leadership programs and work with students who want to make a difference within themselves and their community. More information >>
Bioscience Undergraduate Research Skills and Training (BURST)
Earn an hourly wage while gaining research experience. More information >>
Active Learning Program
Participate in enrichment experiences and partnerships with individual faculty and professionals in discovery (research), service, and professional (internships and co-ops) learning. More information >>