New student orientation occurs each January and summer for entering first-year and transfer students. Depending on your college or school, a variety of programs and sessions are available. During orientation, students receive information about advising, registering for courses, taking advantage of campus resources, and making positive contributions to our diverse and dynamic community of CU-Boulder Buffs. orientation.colorado.edu
The Division of Student Affairs’ primary focus is to create a positive learning environment that fosters successful educational and personal development of all students, both in and outside of the traditional classroom. Student learning and success is enhanced when the academic environment and community support students’ full development as individuals—not just as isolated intellects—and when students are seen as important partners in the learning experience. For a complete listing of services offered, visit the student affairs website.
To view a complete copy of the Student Conduct Code and to review the conduct process and what is considered prohibited conduct, stop by the Office of Student Conduct or visit the website. www.colorado.edu/studentaffairs/studentconduct/downloads/StudentConductPoliciesandProcedures2012-13.pdf
The Buff OneCard is your official CU-Boulder student ID to be used for your entire career at CU-Boulder. The card is required as official verification of eligibility for many student privileges, including access to residence hall buildings, the Student Recreation Center, all campus libraries, Wardenburg Health Center, dining halls, tickets for athletics events, free use of RTD buses, and more. If you lose your card or believe it has been stolen call 303-492-1212 immediately to have the card deactivated. This prevents others from using it.
Your student number is the most efficient way for the university to keep track of your records and distinguish you from other students who might have a similar name. Your student ID number is used for things such as getting a transcript, registering for classes, and applying for financial aid. Your student number is not considered directory information and is not released to the public. MyCUinfo.colorado.edu
As a student or prospective student at CU-Boulder, you have a right to certain information pertaining to financial aid programs, crime and safety, graduation rates, athletics, and other general information such as the costs associated with attending CU-Boulder. This information is available to you at www.colorado.edu/administration/righttoknow/list.html.
Summer session offers a variety of courses in almost any area. The courses are offered in 3-, 5-, 8-, and 10-week blocks and are open to both continuing students and nondegree students who want to enjoy Boulder in the summer. A three-week intensive session, Maymester, offers students the opportunity to take one course immediately after the end of spring semester. Classes featuring visiting faculty are offered through FIRST (Faculty in Residence Summer Term).
The Office of Veterans Services serves the needs of student veterans on campus as well as military members attending CU. The office provides “one-stop shopping” for counseling and program information and supplements other campus units by placing special emphasis on the recruitment and retention of veterans at CU-Boulder.