August 30, 2013 Students CU-Boulder Today

In this Issue

Find your niche: Student Involvement Week kicks off Sept. 3

With hundreds of student groups, clubs and organizations on campus, CU-Boulder students have numerous opportunities to find their niche.

Beginning Sept. 3, CU-Boulder will hold its annual Student Involvement Week, which includes a variety of events and fairs offering students information about different clubs and organizations on campus and in the great Boulder community.

The No. 1 health hazard for college students?

By Dr. Donald Misch, assistant vice chancellor for health and wellness

As assistant vice chancellor for health and wellness, I have a strong interest in making sure you are safe and well during your time at CU-Boulder.

A key to being safe is knowing the dangers of over-consuming alcohol and mixing drugs and alcohol. I want to urge you to observe a few basic but vital guidelines to make sure that, if you choose to drink, you do so responsibly.

CU-Boulder instrument set to launch to the moon

A $6 million University of Colorado Boulder instrument designed to study the behavior of lunar dust will be riding on a NASA mission to the moon now slated for launch on Friday, Sept. 6, from the agency’s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia.

Community Notes

CU GOLD Core Leadership Program registration is now open

Free and open to all CU students, the Core Leadership Program is now accepting applications for Fall 2013.

Safety Buffs seeking board members, apply by Sept. 4

Safety Buffs is a CUSG coalition of diverse and highly representative students seeking to promote a safer and more inclusive campus climate for everyone. Students in Safety Buffs will have an influential voice in improving campus safety and climate. We will meet about once a week and host talks, panels and events, as well as collect data about on-campus resources that will be used to advocate for change on campus. Students interested in applying to be on the Safety Buffs board should contact by Sept. 4.

CU Money Sense tip: Tuition due Sept. 4

Tuition due date is Wednesday, Sept. 4.  Payment is due in the Bursar's Office by 5 p.m. if mailing your payment or paying in person; by 11:59 p.m. if paying online from a checking or savings account, or credit/debit card.

Diversity Abroad's Go Global Tour visits campus Sept. 5

Join us at the Study Abroad Fair 11 a.m.-3 p.m. (UMC Fountain Area) as well as for the Go Global main event 3:30-4:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 5 to learn about study abroad, discover scholarships, and more. Location: UMC 247.

Mobile MyCUInfo: Schedules, class locations, book lists and grades

Having trouble finding your classes or remembering your class schedule? All that plus your grades and book lists can be in the palm of your hand when you visit MyCUInfo.  No apps to download and all you need is your CU-Boulder IdentiKey to log in. Learn more.

Intramural Sports Registration is Sept. 3-5

Get your intramural sport teams together: Registration is Sept. 3-5.

WRC Advisory Board seeking student members

The Women's Resource Center has several student board member positions available for the academic year 2013-14.

AmeriCorps scholarships for volunteering

Seeking new Campus Compact of the Mountain West AmeriCorps Members. $1,175 for a one-year commitment as an Academic Mentor in high need schools or capacity building with local non-profit organizations.

Fireworks ticketing

Fireworks are hazardous and disruptive to our community. Please be aware that the possession and use of fireworks in Boulder is illegal.
Boulder police have a zero tolerance policy for firework violations. If you are caught with fireworks possible penalties include fines up to $1,000.00, possible jail time, court fees, possible arson charges and personal injury damages.