Computer Science Undergraduate Advisory Council (CSUAC)

CSUAC is composed of Computer Science undergrads and other interested students who want to make improvements to the undergraduate Computer Science program. For information or to join CSUAC, see the group's Slack channel or contact Kyle Helmick or Tyler Scott.


Computer Science Graduate Student Association (CSGSA)

The CSGSA is a student organization run by and for graduate students from the Computer Science Department at CU Boulder. Its main goal is to foster community amongst graduate students in the department and other affiliated departments/institutes. To encourage such community, the CSGSA will arrange social events, professional development events and serve as a central forum of representation for graduate students, representing graduate students’ interests to the department and broader university administration. In addition, the CSGSA will inform and support graduate students throughout their program of study. For more information, visit the CSGSA website

Open to All Students

Hack CU

Hack CU hosts several hackathons throughout the year, and runs the Startups2Students job fair each spring. Visit the Hack CU website for more information.

CU Ethical Hacking Club

Interested in computer security? Cryptography? Social engineering? Hacking competitions? Join the CU Hacking Club! We meet on a regular basis to discuss a variety of computer security topics, techniques and tutorials. Some of us also participate in various hacking competitions during the year. All skill levels and backgrounds welcome. Come learn about how computer systems can be attacked and what you can do to defend them. For more info or to stay up to date on our happenings, apply for membership to our mailing list or email ethicalhacking@colorado.edu.

CU Women In Computing (CUWIC)

CU Women in Computing (CUWIC) is the ACM-W chapter within the Computer Science Department at CU Boulder. CUWIC is dedicated to supporting women and diversity in computing. Email cuwicmail@colorado.edu to get involved and sign up for the Weekly CUWIC Newsletter

Bitcoin Club

The College Cryptocurrency Network (CCN) is an international nonprofit organization dedicated to forming a robust network of college clubs for cryptocurrency education, mining, trading and start-ups. Visit the Bitcoin Club website for more information. 

CloudForge @ CU

CloudForge is a student organization that promotes software project collaboration. Any full-time student at CU Boulder can become a member. Some of the benefits of membership include:

  • Post projects and contact each other on our website.
  • Get hosting privileges on the CU Boulder Computer Science Department's OpenStack cloud.
  • Be partially reimbursed for AWS certifications.
  • Attend CloudForge seminars to learn and implement knowledge on software development, including server implementation, scaling, security, databases and more.

If you are interested in becoming a member, check out the CloudForge GitHub site or email group leader Kylee Bennett.

Colorado Data Science Team

The Colorado Data Science Team (CODATA) is a lively student group of data scientists, machine learners, number crunchers and statisticians, predominantly from computer science but with members from many departments across campus. Our primary goal is to give students hands-on experience working in teams to apply modern machine learning tools to real problems with real data. We compete internally in sponsored prediction challenges, as well as representing CU Boulder in global competitions as seen on Kaggle, DrivenData, Quantopian and other platforms. Check out codata.colorado.edu to join our mailing list, and to learn more about the team and the optional 1-credit companion course. You can also contact us at codata@colorado.edu

CU Game Developers Group

At the CU Game Developers Club, you will learn how the process of how to design a game and develop it with the end-goal of building your own game using the Unity game engine or a game engine of your choosing! This will be done using a mix between group discussions, tutorials, and small group projects.

Contact cugamedevelopers@colorado.edu for more information or join the Discord server.

CU Computer Graphics Group

Meeting bi-weekly on Tuesdays at 6pm, the CU Computer Graphics Group provides students with an informal environment for learning and practicing computer graphics. We will have a presentation from members or industry figures each meeting. Food and drink are provided.

If you are interested, please join the group at the portal and see the Slack channel here.