While the value of your education is measured in more than dollars and cents, ther's nothing wrong with getting the most from your money. Visit the Office of Financial Aid for information on Financial Aid for undergraduate (grants, scholarships, student loans, parent loans, and work-study), policies, and student jobs. www.colorado.edu/finaid | Regent Administrative Center | 303-492-5091
If You Discover a Fire
1. Leave the fire area and close the door to the area.
2. Sound the fire alarm.
3. Immediately evacuate the building via the shortest and safest exit route.
4. Do not use elevators.
5. If you notice smoke, use the alternate escape route.
6. Test doors with the back of your hand before opening them.
7. Crawl low if you have to go through smoke.
8. Go to a safe area or to a pre-assigned exterior assembly area for your building.
9. From the nearest phone in safe area, call 9-1-1.
Whether you’re in the mood for a burger and fries, ethnic food, vegetarian fare, or a luxurious meal, you’ll find a variety of meal plan options and services in several different on-campus dining venues. Several meal plans are available that offer maximum flexibility and service. Another option is the food service at the UMC, which offers a wide variety of fresh-made meals, bakery treats, restaurants, and catering to the university and Boulder communities. housing.colorado.edu/dining
Since its creation in 1992, the Chancellor’s Standing Committee on Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Issues has realized several major initiatives benefiting the university, including a certificate program in Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Studies, domestic partner health insurance, an LGBTQ alumni association chapter, and more.
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Technology will play an important role in your learning and research experiences during your time as a student at CU-Boulder. The Office of Information Technology (OIT) is here to help you—enabling effective and innovative uses of information technology; and providing walk-in, online, and phone support.
International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS) welcomes over 1500 international students—from over 80 different countries—to CU-Boulder every year. If you are an international student, visit the website or stop by for help with visa questions or for suggestions (including English as a second language assistance and information on international student clubs) on how to get the most out of your stay in the United States. ISSS is a part of the Office of International Education. www.colorado.edu/oie | Center for Community S355
The University Libraries have the tools you need to create successful research papers and projects: personal research assistance, drop-in research workshops, access to writing help, and vast scholarly resources (online journal articles, books, and more). And don’t forget about the desktop computers, laptops available for checkout, group study rooms, 24/5 study space, and coffee shops. Take advantage of what the libraries have to offer! ucblibraries.colorado.edu
Each building on campus has a lost and found. The lost and found is either maintained or organized by the building proctor. Contact the building proctor if you have found or are looking for lost property.
USPS mailboxes can be found all around campus. Stamps are available in the UMC in both the Ink Spot Copy Center and the CU Book Store. The zip code for campus residence halls is 80310 plus a separate four-digit extension for each hall. Make sure your address is correct. Changing your address with the registrar’s office ensures you will receive important information from the university. Get instructions for changing your address at registrar.colorado.edu/students/address_changes.html.