CMCI Advising empowers our students to become active, intentional, and engaged members on their educational journey.

We provide accessible and inclusive information and resources to support the needs of our students. As such, our commitment to our students is founded on the values of inclusivity, empowerment and critical thinking to ensure our students are heard, respected and capable. At the end of their academic journey, we encourage our CMCI graduates to apply their unique strengths as they venture confidently into the world and pursue their goals.


You can connect with your advisor in a variety of ways.

Appointments can be made up to two weeks in advance. When the system shows no availability, it means all possible appointments are taken; new appointments appear on a daily basis. If you need to cancel or reschedule an appointment, please do so with as much advance notice as possible—no-shows take up time from fellow students.

  1. Make sure you run a new degree audit and read it carefully before your appointment. For information on how to do so, click here. To understand your degree audit, click here.
  2. Access Buff Portal Advising by clicking on the Student icon and sign in with your Identikey and password.
  3. In the Schedule an Appointment box on the left, choose the reason for coming in and click the Next
  4. Depending on your choice, you will be taken through a number of different options to provide your advisor more details about your appointment. Once you have gone through the additional options, click Make an Advisor Appointment Now!
  5. You will be taken to your advisor’s calendar, which will show selectable meeting times (in red) and walk-in/open hours.
  6. Click the timeslot in the advisor’s schedule that works for you.
  7. In the new window, enter details about your meeting in the Desired Outcome text area.
  8. Click Book Appointment and it will appear in your Meetings widget.
  9. You will receive a confirmation at your CU Boulder email of your scheduled appointment.

It could be an issue with an AdBlocker bowser plug-in. We’ve had issues reported with both Chrome and Firefox. To fix, try setting the ad blocker to not run on Buff Portal pages. This is an easy change with no threat to your computer. The icon is typically located at the top right corner of the browser. When you click on it, the option should be shown to not run on the page you are viewing.

If that doesn’t work, notify OIT to fix it for you.


How to schedule an appointment

The CMCI advising team remains committed to helping you during this semester. We will be offering in-person and virtual appointments, which can be booked through Buff Portal Advising

As always, it is best to review your degree audit prior to your appointment with your advisor. Be sure that you know your enrollment date and that you have an appropriate selection of courses in your shopping cart ready to go.

Enjoy the rest of the semester and remember, we are here to help!