Diverse Students on Farrand Field

Center for Inclusion and Social Change (CISC) 

The Center for Inclusion and Social Change (Center) supports all students in the exploration of their identities and creates a welcoming and inclusive space on campus that provides academic and personal growth. They offer community-building programs, numerous educational opportunities for students to learn and teach, and space for students to become active, informed global citizens by engaging with individuals from different cultures.

Colorado Advantage Graduate Preview Weekend 

The Colorado Advantage Graduate Preview Weekend is sponsored annually by the Colorado Diversity Initiative and is intended for college seniors, recent graduates, and masters degree students interested in pursuing a STEM doctoral degree at the University of Colorado Boulder.

Counseling and Psychiatric Services (CAPS)

Counseling and Psychiatric Services (CAPS) offers confidential, on-campus mental health and psychiatric services for a variety of concerns such as academics, anxiety, body image, depression, relationships, substance use, and more. Students who have paid the mental health fee are eligible for a variety of CAPS services

Digital Accessibility

The goal of the Digital Accessibility Office (DAO) is to improve the accessibility of the digital campus environment and increase opportunities for participation in the digital life of the university for individuals with disabilities

Disability Services

Disability Services is dedicated to providing students with disabilities an equal opportunity to participate in university programs, courses, and activities through reasonable accommodations and services. Our office is here to support students, staff, and faculty with accommodation requests, implementation, guidance, and general information.

Family Services

Read about child care and family and/or parental leave services offered by or affiliated with the University of Colorado. 

International Student and Scholar Services

International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS) seeks to support international students and scholars in pursuing their educational, research, and/or professional objectives at the university through comprehensive advising; engagement and programming; and advocacy efforts.

McNair Scholars

The goal of the McNair Scholars Program is to increase graduate degree awards for students from underrepresented segments of society.

Office of Diversity, Equity and Community Engagement 

ODECE’s role is to lead the effort of putting CU Boulder’s values into practice. We lead by example, partnering with other departments and units across campus to create inclusive and equitable opportunities and experiences for all students, faculty, and staff. We seek always to make anti-racism, diversity, equity and inclusion cornerstones of all educational experiences and environments on campus. Our goal is to continuously transform the climate and culture of the CU Boulder community by fostering educational and personal success for all.

Office of Institutional Equity and Compliance (OIEC)

The Office of Institutional Equity and Compliance (OIEC) employs a comprehensive and integrated approach for case resolution, education, assessment, support services, and ADA accommodations to create and foster a safe, inclusive, and accessible campus environment for all members of the CU community.

Office of Victim Assistance

The Office of Victim Assistance (OVA) works towards a safer, more socially just, and supportive campus community by providing culturally relevant trauma response and prevention services. Services are provided by licensed social workers and professional counselors.  All information provided during your sessions are legally confidential and not released without your consent.


Ombuds serves as a good place to surface, voice, discuss, and clarify university-related concerns.

Pride Office

The Pride Office creates programming and space where LGBTQ+ students, staff, and faculty can come together and create a community where they feel safe, supported and able to find connections with others who identify in similar ways.

SMART Program

The Summer Multicultural Access to Research Training (SMART) program is intended for undergraduate students who are interested in preparing for graduate degrees in science, math and engineering. SMART offers students the opportunity to conduct research under the guidance of a faculty mentor, and participate in workshops designed to strengthen scientific writing and oral presentation skills.

Student Support

Student Support and Case Management (SSCM) provides support to students throughout their college career and helps them achieve their academic and personal goals. SSCM does not solve a student’s problems for them but helps identify issues and appropriate resources and works collaboratively with the student to develop an action plan.

Student Academic Success Center

The Student Academic Success Center is a multi-cultural academic learning community, serving low income and first-generation college students with academic skills development, math and writing courses, supplementary instruction in gateway courses, tutoring, pre-collegiate opportunities, and graduate research opportunities.

Wardenburg Health Center

Medical Services (formerly Wardenburg Health Services) is the primary health care resource for CU Boulder students. Through comprehensive care and education, we strive to give students the skills and knowledge they need to develop healthy life-long habits.