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International Student Guide Program

  • Game Night

    Towers were built and friendships were made at one of the weekly events.
  • Colorado Springs

    Beautiful views and smiles on the trip to Colorado Springs and Pikes Peak.
  • Farmer's Market

    A beautiful day for fresh produce at the Boulder Farmer's Market.
  • Rapids Soccer Game

    Lot's of fun was had at the Colorado Rapids soccer game!
  • A Taste of Colorado

    Tasty food and good music at A Taste of Colorado in Denver.

 Newly arrived international students have the option to apply to be matched with continuing CU students. This is your chance to have a CU student help guide you in the first weeks that you are here. The International Student Guides (ISG) help you with questions before you arrive and with your initial cultural and academic adjustments. The ISG program also helps you find and connect with campus resources, and holds regular events and activities to connect you with other students. 


Please address questions about immigration matters to in ISSS; questions about insurance or academic matters can be addressed to  Not sure whom to contact?  Please contact


The ISG program is open to undergraduate and graduate students during their first semester at CU. Participating is entirely optional! If you are an incoming student, and would like to apply for a guide, please review the New Incoming ISG Program Application.


If you are a current student, and would like to be a guide, please review the Current CU Student ISG Application.

The ISG program is a joint project of International Student and Scholar Services, the CU Student Government and the CU International club. For more information on the ISG program, please read the recent CU news article.