residential academic programs

CU Boulder has several residential academic programs (RAPs), which give students the chance to build community and share academic experiences. RAPs feature:

  • Unique courses taught only in the RAP, with small class sizes.
  • A full-time faculty director and upper-division mentors.
  • Fun social activities and other unique program opportunities.

Engineering-focused RAPs include: 

You can also choose to live in the Engineering Living and Learning Community, which includes calculus work groups, late night breakfasts and an ongoing workshop series featuring award-winning programs like Liquid Nitrogen Ice Cream and The Pendulum Project.