As an incoming student, you are part of the Alumni Association’s initiative called Forever Buffs. As a Forever Buff you are part of a strong alumni and student network. You and CU alumni have much in common, especially sharing Buff spirit, which will open doors for you throughout your life. Membership in the Herd, the student arm of the Alumni Association, also is a great way to engage with other students and celebrate being a Buff. With 5,000 members, it’s one of the strongest student groups in the country.
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 Conference on World Affairs, held each year during the second week of April, is the largest event in Boulder, attracting 92,000 students and visitors to over 200 sessions, all of which are free and open to the public. Roger Ebert, who was a participant for four decades, called it the “conference on everything conceivable,” as topics are hardly limited to international affairs.
See Ombuds Office.
The mission of the Office of Discrimination and Harassment (ODH) is to prevent and eliminate sexual harassment and discrimination and harassment based on race, color, national origin, sex, pregnancy, age, disability, religion, creed, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or veteran status at the University of Colorado Boulder. Additionally, we strive to prevent and eliminate false allegations of discrimination and harassment and retaliation against individuals who report allegations of discrimination or harassment or individuals who participate in an investigation.
See Discrimination and Harrassment.
The CU Honors Journal is a student-run publication showcasing the best projects, writing, and artwork created by undergrads every year. Students from all disciplines on campus have the opportunity to contribute their work and turn it into something more than just a grade. The Journal is free to students, so come pick up the latest edition at the Honors Program Office at Norlin Library. Also check out our online version and find more information on submitting your work throughout the year or becoming an editor. honorsjournal.com