CUE Center Welcome Gathering
First day of Fall Semester
Location: Regent Lawn (Lawn between Cheyenne Arapaho Hall and Willard Hall)

The CUE Center Welcome Gathering is an annual event that takes place on the 1st day of the Fall Academic Semester on the Regent Lawn.  An invite is sent to all incoming students that align with our mission:  1st generation students, international students, and students of color.  The CU community is invited to learn about the CUE Center as well as learning about student groups and other student services on campus as well.  Then, we all feast on a dinner provided on a 1st come, 1st served basis.

Chili Pot Series:
First and third Wednesday, Fall Semester: August 26 - December 9, 2016
Time: 12:00pm - 1:30pm

Join us in our CUE Chili Pot! Bring your student org and CU department announcements, be ready to meet someone new or meet up with an ol' friend, and enjoy a bowl of chili to refuel for the day. Short special presentations by your peers and campus departments will also happen each week! Take a break from your school/work day with the CUE!

Chili Pots occur every 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month in the C4C Flatirons Room on the 3rd floor! See the 2016-2017 schedule below!

  • Sept. 7
  • Sept. 21
  • Oct. 5 (this one will be in the CUE Center - C4C N320)
  • Oct. 19
  • Nov. 2
  • Nov. 16
  • Dec. 7

CUE Center Open House
Wednesday, August 31, 2016
Time: 10:30am - 12:00pm
Location: CUE Center, Center for Community (C4C) N320

The CUE Center typically hosts an Open House event at the beginning of each semester where you can stop on by for free resources, tours of our office, get to know our professional and student staff, all while enjoying free food and beverages. Come learn about what we do and why we do it!

Cultural Heritage Month Series

The CUE Center hosts cultural celebrations that are aligned with nationally recognized heritage months. Each month will include short presentations at Chili Pots, a Conversation Circles Event, Healthy Communities Event, a Let’s Work Together Event, and Giving Back Because I Can Event.

  • September – Latin Heritage Month
  • October – Domestic Violence Awareness Month
  • November – American Indian Heritage Month
  • December – World AIDS Day
  • January – Martin Luther King Jr
  • February – Black History Month
  • March – Women’s HERstory Month
  • April – Asian American/Pacific Islander Heritage Month

Conversation Circles Series (part of the Cultural Heritage Month Series)
Join the conversation and share your story! This series occurs once a month and is designed to engage self-identified students of color in dialogue while reflecting on the theme of the cultural heritage month. These conversations are facilitated by your CU student peers! FREE FOOD and FREE thought provoking conversation is provided!

Giving Back Because I Can Series (part of the Cultural Heritage Month Series)
Join the CUE staff in giving back to the communities that align with our mission. This is a new series where the CUE Center provides the designated time and day to give back to the community of the month. A full list of service days will be posted soon!

Healthy Communities Series (part of the Cultural Heritage Month Series)
This series of events are an opportunity for students to take a break from classes, social justice, and other stresses in life and practice the important, but often times forgotten acknowledgment of self-care, at least once a month. (i.e. Black History Month Natural Hair Care and Cuts, Latin Heritage Month herbal and spiritual remedies, etc.)

Let's Work Together Series (part of the Cultural Heritage Month Series)
These events focus on of the month programming and are put on by the CUE Center and student groups/organizations and/or CU campus departments. Please let the Multicultural Programs Coordinator know if you want to collaborate on an event during any month or if you would like to see certain programming on campus!

International Coffee Hour
Fridays, Fall Semester: August 26 - December 9, 2016
Time: 4pm - 5:30pm
Location: UMC Grill

During the fall and spring semesters, all CU students, staff and faculty are invited to join the CUE and International Student & Scholar Programs for the weekly International Coffee Hour!  This is a popular place to meet people, have great conversations, free refreshments and prizes!  Don’t miss this important CU tradition!

International Festival
Saturday, April 15, 2017

Each spring for the past 26 years, people from CU and Boulder County have celebrated CU’s many cultures.  Mark your calendars to come to CU’s biggest student-run cultural festival; over 6,000 attended in 2016.  There are food samples, booths and performances from around the world.  The event is free and open to the public.  You can also join the student committee that organizes this event by contacting issp@colorado.edu for details on their fall meetings.

“IGNITE” Social Justice Retreat
Spring 2017

IGNITE is an opportunity for students who have a desire to do personal self-discovery as well as connect with the greater CU Boulder community through dialogues around areas of diversity and social justice. To learn more about “IGNITE”, click here!