CU-Boulder is committed to excellence in all aspects of personal and academic life. Alcohol abuse and misuse is a significant impediment to achieving this excellence. Therefore, CU-Boulder permits only responsible, legal consumption of alcohol. The university complies with all federal, state, and local laws concerning alcohol and illegal drugs. As a CU-Boulder student, you are responsible for acquainting yourself with the laws and university policies regarding alcohol and illegal drugs.
To view a quick on-line reference guide to helping a student in difficulty please click here. This resource lists what to look for when identifying students of concern, suggestions on when responding to a student in distress, and on-campus resources for support, consolation and referrals.
The CU Book Store is proudly owned and operated by CU-Boulder. Conveniently located on campus in the University Memorial Center, the CU Book Store offers used, rental, digital, and new textbooks, year-round textbook sellback, CU clothing and gifts, school supplies, computer hardware and software at educational prices, grab-and-go snacks and convenience items, and magazines and general books. www.cubookstore.com | UMC ground level | 303-492-6411 (or toll free: 800-255-9168)
Your Buff OneCard is your key to all kinds of services and events here at CU. It is your official university identification and as a student or employee you are required to carry it with you whenever you are on campus. Your Buff OneCard should be presented upon the request of any university official. See also Student Identification. For additional questions relating to your student ID, you can visit the Buff OneCard Office. www.buffonecard.com | Center for Community N180 | 303-492-0355
Career Services is a great place to get help with planning your career, finding an internship, and getting a job or going to graduate school. The Career Services fee you pay with your tuition covers almost everything—access to online internship and postgraduate job opportunities, admission to career and internship fairs, on-campus interviewing, employer and job-search skills presentations, professional career counseling, résumé critiques, and résumé referrals.
The Center for Multicultural Affairs (CMA) is a resource to students in providing advocacy, advising, support, and mentoring services aimed at increasing community, persistence, and empowerment of all students, using a particular lens of multiculturalism and social justice. A few of the programs offered by CMA are the Peer Mentor Program, First Generation Scholars Program, Diversity Awareness Trainings, White Ally Program, and Exploring Diversity Through Film Series.
The Children’s Center (303-492-6185) serves the children of university residents, students, staff and faculty. Additionally, CU-Boulder Human Resources provides employees with access to Sittercity, an online platform that connects employees to pre-screened babysitters, nannies, elder care providers, tutors, pet care providers and housekeeping services.
Hazardous storms and other emergencies occasionally force the campus to close. Closures for emergencies that occur at night normally are announced by 6:00 a.m. Daytime closures or evacuations are announced as decisions are made. Information on the nature of the emergency and any necessary instructions will be posted on the main CU-Boulder website and sent via campus text alerts. www.colorado.edu | 303-492-4636
See Ombuds Office.
The Ink Spot Business Center @ UMC offers a wide variety of services including black-and-white or color copies, lamination, transparencies, reducing, enlarging, cutting, folding, collating, and binding. Also, the Campus Printing Initiative (CPI) operates and maintains paid printing within computer sites and labs in partnership with the Buff OneCard Office. www.colorado.edu/imagingservices