January 31, 2013 Students CU-Boulder Today

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Looking for ways to pay for college?

Looking for ways to pay for college? Drowning in scholarship applications you can’t sort through? Don't know where to begin? Come to the "How to Apply for Financial Aid & Scholarships" information sessions (Feb. 6, 3-4 p.m. in the UMC room 245, Feb. 7, 3-4p.m. in UMC room 382, or Feb. 8, 3-4 p.m. in UMC room 247) to learn the basics about applying for financial aid and tips for finding scholarships.

Program helps students 'bounce back' from academic probation

Any number of reasons can cause a student at CU-Boulder to be put on academic probation. The Bounce Back program helps those students recover from academic difficulties and get back on track.

Think summer: start planning for Summer Session now

It is never too early to start planning for summer. Many of CU-Boulder’s most popular and sought-after courses are offered during Summer Session. You can earn credit, keep up with major requirements, improve your GPA, and still enjoy summer.

Community Notes

CU GOLD Core Leadership Program taking applications for spring 2013 now

The CU GOLD Core Leadership Program is taking applications for spring 2013 now. The introductory leadership development program is open to all admitted and enrolled CU students (admitted students taking at least one credit hour). The CLP program consists of a leadership retreat, weekly seminars devoted to various leadership topics, and a community service project.

Bear Creek applications open Friday, Feb. 1 at 8 a.m.

Bear Creek Apartments online application opens Friday, Feb. 1.

Rent starts in the upper $400s. Rent with your friends or we’ll match you with roommates to fill an apartment. Bear Creek offers contracts from August- May and August- August, and individual leases.

2012 Annual Report for PTS

Parking & Transportation Services 2012 Annual Report

The 2012 PTS Annual Report is here! The 2012 Annual Report provides statistics and updates to PTS programs and services, based on the fiscal year, July 2011 - June 2012.

Campus Sustainability Awards nominations deadline March 1

The annual CU-Boulder Campus Sustainability Awards is now accepting nominations through March 1. CU wishes to recognize outstanding individuals and departments who demonstrate a sincere commitment to reducing the burden that CU-Boulder places on the environment. Outstanding efforts make CU’s successful and challenging approaches to attaining sustainability possible.

Take the test that you don’t need to study for: free, weekly HIV testing

Make your sexual health a priority with free, confidential HIV testing. Testing occurs every Monday from 12:30-2:30 p.m. at the UMC or 2:30-4:30 p.m. at Atlas. Testing is also available every Tuesday from 10:30-12:30 p.m. at the UMC and 4:30-6:30 p.m. at Will Vill. Results in just 20 minutes with no appointment necessary. For more information visit Community Health.

CIRES Distinguished Lecture Series - Friday, Feb. 1, 2013

CIRES is pleased to welcome Dr. Richard Seager, from Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University, as our next guest lecturer in the CIRES Distinguished Lecture Series. Join us for his presentation "The Dust Bowl and Other Great North American Droughts of the Past, Present, and Future" on Friday, Feb. 1 at 4 p.m. in the CIRES Auditorium-Room 338. Light reception to follow in the CIRES Atrium.

Sustainable CU large grant deadline extended

The February application deadline for Sustainable CU large grant proposals (over $2,500) has been extended until Monday, Feb. 25.

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