Visit the Graduate School website for a full list of resources for graduate students.
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Key Student Services
Counseling and Psychiatric Services (CAPS). Free confidential counseling, consultation, crisis intervention, alcohol/drug help and more. Walk-in hours: 10 a.m.–4 p.m., Monday–Friday. C4C S440, www.colorado.edu/health/counseling, 303-492-6766
Cultural Unity & Engagement Center (CUE). Resources and facilitation for first-generation students, international students and students of color. www.colorado.edu/cue
International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS). Resources for international students and scholars on a variety of topics ranging from immigration to housing. C4C S355, www.colorado.edu/OIE/isss, 303-492-8057
Information Technology. Online tour of IT services with info on Desire2Learn (D2L), on-campus printing, free software and more: www.colorado.edu/oit/quick-start-guide
Library Services. Connect with your subject specialist; arrange research consultations; use group study rooms, software programs and study carrels in libraries across campus. www.colorado.edu/libraries/, 303-492-8705
SitterCity. Find (or offer your services as) pre-screened babysitters, nannies, elder care providers, tutors and more. www.sittercity.com/CU
Wardenburg Health Center. This primary health care facility is located conveniently on campus. Services include primary care, psychological health, sports medicine, women’s health and peer education. www.colorado.edu/health, 303-492-5101
Writing Center. Free tutoring services to students from across disciplines. Norlin Library, www.colorado.edu/PWR/writingcenter, 303-735-6909
Activities and Groups
CU-Prime. Graduate-student-run group in the Physics Department promoting an inclusive, supportive and diverse community in STEM through undergraduate-level research seminars and mentorship. www.colorado.edu/studentgroups/cuprime
Forever Buffs. Students become lifelong members of the Alumni Association the day they set foot on campus. As a Forever Buff, you can explore networking opportunities and participate in student-alumni events. www.colorado.edu/alumni/benefits/forever-buffs
Forum on Science, Ethics, and Policy (FOSEP). A multidisciplinary organization of graduate and professional students and postdocs, FOSEP works to build bridges between science and society and to foster leaders who are prepared to apply specialized expertise to 21st-century challenges. http://sciencepolicy.colorado.edu/students/fosep
Graduate Students of Color Collective. A student group that aims to create and maintain space for self-identified students of color to gather and support each other. Contact Cecilia.Valenzuela@colorado.edu. EDUC 140
Hit the trails. The city of Boulder is surrounded by more than 45,000 acres of protected open space and has over 300 miles of bikeways that run through town. Go to bouldercolorado.gov for trail information.
Sigma XI. A scientific research society that includes members from area federal labs and IBM labs. www.colorado.edu/engineering/ECE/sigmaxi/sigmaxi.html
Skiing and snowboarding. Excellent downhill ski areas are a relatively short distance from Boulder. National forest and park service lands are open to cross-country skiers wherever there’s snow. Colorado Department of Transportation Information Hotline: 303-639-1111, codot.gov Colorado Ski Country Report: 303-825-SNOW (7669), coloradoski.com
STEMinar. An interdisciplinary seminar by and for graduate students in STEM disciplines. www.colorado.edu/csl/steminar
Student Recreation Center. A 300,000-square-foot facility with four pools, an ice rink, climbing wall, aerobics studios, intramural and club sports, etc. Membership is included in student fees. www.colorado.edu/recreation
United Government of Graduate Students (UGGS). The primary advocacy group for graduate and professional students on campus. www.colorado.edu/uggs
Volunteer Resource Center. CU-Boulder’s placement service helps students, staff and faculty find community volunteer opportunities that match their interests. www.colorado.edu/volunteer
Additional clubs and organizations. www.colorado.edu/involvement/organizations