Resources: Student Services


From time to time, we all have difficulties with our personal relationships, social life, classes, or finances. As a result, we may feel depressed or anxious without being able to link these feelings to a single problem. Other crises arise when we are victims of physical assault, harassment, or discrimination; have a serious substance abuse problem; or feel violent or suicidal. If you find yourself in a crisis, don’t hesitate to call the Office of Victim Assistance at 303-492-8855 for free and confidential assistance.

CU NightRide

Any CU-Boulder student, staff, or faculty member may receive a free safe escort by vehicle to or from campus and throughout Boulder city limits. CU NightRide is based out of the UMC at the reception desk on the second floor. Campus escorts are provided by a micro-minivan and are usually available within five minutes. Rides are available by heading to the CU NightRide dispatch desk in the UMC or from any location by calling 303-492-SAFE (7233). | 303-492-SAFE (7233)

Disability Services

Disability Services’ mission is to provide students with disabilities the tools, reasonable accommodations, and support services to participate fully in the academic environment. Furthermore, their mission is to promote an accessible and culturally sensitive campus through outreach and by building partnerships within the university community and beyond. Disability Services expects and coaches the campus community to embrace and embody a fully accessible and culturally sensitive campus.

Discrimination and Harassment

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.

Events Calendar

The University of Colorado Boulder Events Calendar is a comprehensive listing of events on campus, or associated with campus programs.

Faculty Course Questionnaire

Student may evaluate their instructors and courses using the Faculty Course Questionnaire, which is administered during the last two weeks of the fall and spring semesters. The results are published online and can help you choose your classes each term.

Food and Dining

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.

Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Issues

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.


See Discrimination and Harrassment.

Health Insurance

CU-Boulder encourages students to research various health plan options in order to make informed choices about health care. CU-Boulder has a mandatory policy that requires all students taking 1 or more credit hours to be covered by a health insurance plan. Students may elect coverage under their own insurance, through an employer, or through their parents; however, you will be automatically enrolled and billed by the university for the Student Gold Health Insurance Plan unless you select the Wardenburg Campus Care Plan or waive coverage by the semester deadline.


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