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CU Boulder Graduate Student Resources

Best Should Teach Initiative

The Best Should Teach Initiative strives to acknowledge excellence in teaching and academic leadership. The initiative is managed by the Graduate Teacher Program in coordination with the School of Education, the College of Arts and Sciences, and the Graduate School at the University of Colorado at Boulder.

Center for Multicultural Affairs

CMA honors the university’s collective commitment to freedom, equality, dignity, and respect for all its members. We envision a thriving and vibrant multicultural campus that is free of unfair obstacles.

Counseling and Psychological Services

Counseling and Psychological Services offers counseling programs and activities for all CU-Boulder students.

CU Foundation

The University of Colorado Foundation creates futures by raising and managing funds on behalf of the University of Colorado.

Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Office

The GLBTQ Resource Center is to promote equal opportunity for successful academic, social and personal development for all GLBTQIA students, staff, faculty and their allies in a safe and supportive environment.

Graduate School

The Graduate School serves the community of graduate students, faculty, and staff at CU-Boulder, one of the nation's premier comprehensive research universities.

Institute for Ethical & Civic Engagement

The institute serves as a forum, catalyst, coordinator and, especially, a forceful proponent for faculty members, students, administrators, and community leaders who wish to encourage ethical and civic education at CU Boulder.

International English Center

IEC provides an intensive English program especially designed for students who are preparing to enter a college or university in the United States. IEC operates under the guidance of the Division of Continuing Education, which is a college-level organizational unit of the University of Colorado Boulder (CU Boulder).

Office of Discriminaton and Harassment

The ODH has training, policy information and resources for reporting all complaints of discrimiation and harassment.

Office of International Education

OIE is to actively promote international and intercultural understanding and to enrich the academic and cultural environment of CU-Boulder by facilitating the exchange of people and ideas.

Ombuds Office

At the Ombuds Office, we offer all members of the university community a safe place to talk about their campus-related problems. We help you identify and evaluate options and provide information. We can facilitate conversations between conflicting parties and make referrals when necessary.

School of Education

The University of Colorado Boulder’s nationally recognized School of Education not only prepares outstanding teachers, it drives new models of K-20 education.

United Government of Graduate Students UGGS is the primary advocacy group for graduate and professional students on the CU-Boulder campus.
Wardenburg Health Center Wardenburg is the primary health care facility for CU students located conveniently on campus. Our services include primary care, psychological health, sports medicine, women’s health, and peer health education.

Academic Ethics & Integrity

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CU-Boulder Honor Code On this website students can find information concerning the various functions and procedures of the Honor Code, as well as other resources outside of our office.
CU-Boulder Harassment and Discrimination Policies Participants learn what sexual harassment is, what the policy requires, and what to do if they are sexually harassed. Sessions are also offered for departments or work units upon request, as well as in Laotian and Spanish. All TAs/GPTIs are required to take the CU Sexual Harassment Policy workshop. Two sessions are offered during the Fall Intensive.
SafeAssign A plagiarism prevention service, offered by Blackboard.  This service helps educators prevent plagiarism by detecting unoriginal content in student papers.  In addition to acting as a plagiarism deterrent, it also has features designed to aid in educating students about plagiarism and importance of proper attribution of any borrowed content.
Working with Scholarly Information Useful site explains plagiarism,paraphrasing, quoting, copyright, fair use and more.
Plagiarism.org How to avoid plagiarism by siting sources.
TurnItIn.com Plagiarism prevention and online grading resource.

Career Guidance

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Chronicle of Higher Education: Career Network A source of news, information, and jobs for college and university faculty members and administrators.
Graduate Student Career Program We help full time, degree seeking UCB students and alumni plan, prepare and promote their careers.
Non-Academic Career? Prepared by the APA Committee on Non-Academic Careers. This booklet is designed to help non-academic geared students with the process of finding and evaluating career options.
The Riley Guide A gateway for job search, career exploration and school information.
Vitea By far the best online CV builder for academics. Chronicle launched, Vitae offers free career management tools, a powerful community, and the candid insights that academics need to build successful careers and fulfill their mission.

Diversity Resources

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Office of Diversity, Equity and Community Engagement The Office of Diversity, Equity, and Community Engagement leads CU-Boulder's diversity efforts. The office fosters our vision for a diverse campus climate and works with students, faculty, and staff to implement the campus diversity plan.  The division of ODECE includes Disability Services and Pre-College Outreach Programs.
CIRTL Diversity Resources Why learn about inclusive teaching practices in science, technology, engineering and math?
CIRTL Learning Through Diversity CIRTL seeks to contribute to this goal by enabling present and future STEM faculty to enhance the learning of all students whom they teach irrespective of, but not limited to, preferred learning styles, race, ethnicity and culture, gender, sexual orientation, disabilities, religion, age or socioeconomic backgrounds.

English Language Resources for ITA's

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Clearly Speaking - Speech Language Hearing Center The "Clearly Speaking" group is for up to 8 adult clients with 4 clinicians. It is a comprehensive training program for individuals who speak English as a second language and wish to increase their ability to be understood by others.

CU International English Center (IEC)  

Courses offered through the IEC are in addition to CU Boulder main campus tuition. 

Clear Talk Mastery

Teach nonnative speakers of English (ESL or English as a second language) to speak clearly. Courses are customized with 1-on-1 tutoring & personalized textbook, video & audio lessons that aim to make accent reduction, clear pronunciation, and speech training efficient, easy & long lasting.

Resources for International Graduate Students

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Faculty/Staff Resource Guide For Assisting International Students In support of the University’s growing enrollment of international students this resource guide is designed to be a quick reference for CU faculty and staff.  The guide features departmental descriptions and contact  names, e-mail and phone numbers for staff to facilitate a personalized contact and point of referral. 

International Student and Scholar Services 

This is the office which bears the overall institutional responsibility for international students once they are admitted to the University of Colorado at Boulder.

Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

We work with the International Teaching Assistant section at TESOL. If you are interested in International TA programs at different universities, the web site provides more information.

Resources for Teaching and Learning

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CIRTL Network Center for Integration of Research, Teaching and Learning - Committed to advancing the teaching of STEM disciplines in higher education.
Periodic Table of Visualization Methods Interactive periodic table with pop up visualization graphics.
The National Teaching & Learning Forum Published six times during the academic year, NTLF covers the breadth of college teaching and learning issues.

Teaching with Technology at CU

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Desire2Learn online learning Desire2Learn is CU-Boulder's online learning environment. Two types of Desire2Learn courses can be requested.
Google Apps CU Google applications and support
iClickers CU Clickers allows students to participate in classes and answer questions provided by the instructor.  
In-office Desktop Support Dispatched in-office support
iTunesU Educational multimedia content
Kaltura Rich media streaming service that supports audio and video streams.
Mediasite classroom capture This technology automatically captures, stores and indexes classroom-related audio and video from faculty lectures or special events. 
Qualtrics An easy-to-use, full-featured, web-based tool for creating and conducting online surveys. 
Teaching & learning tools navigator Web-based guide helps faculty select and effectively use the tools that are best suited to what they want to accomplish and to their technology preferences.
VoiceThread  People can have asynchronous group conversations around images, documents, videos and presentations they upload to the site. 
Walk-in Desktop Support Walk-in desktop support for university-provided and personally owned devices