Best Should Teach Initiative

The Best Should Teach Initiative strives to acknowledge excellence in teaching and academic leadership. The initiative is managed by the Graduate Teacher Program in coordination with the School of Education, the College of Arts and Sciences, and the Graduate School at the University of Colorado at Boulder.

Center for Inclusion & Social Change

CISC honors the university’s collective commitment to freedom, equality, dignity, and respect for all its members. We envision a thriving and vibrant multicultural campus that is free of unfair obstacles.

CU Foundation

The University of Colorado Foundation creates futures by raising and managing funds on behalf of the University of Colorado.

Graduate School

The Graduate School serves the community of graduate students, faculty, and staff at CU-Boulder, one of the nation’s premier comprehensive research universities.

CU Engage

Engage offers the community, shools, and organizations means to address complex public challenges. Through facilitating the development of equity-oriented partnerships for faculty members, students, administrators, and community leaders, Engage encourages and sustains learning and mutually beneficial community-based research.

International English Center

IEC provides an intensive English program, designed for students who are preparing to enter a college or university in the United States. IEC is accredited by the Commission on English Language ProgramAccreditation (CEA).

Human Resources

The HR trains employees on campus policies and offers information and resources on benefits, organizational development options, discrimiation and harassment, diversity and inclusion, etc.

International Education

International Education actively promotes international and intercultural understanding and to enrich the academic and cultural environment of CU-Boulder by facilitating the exchange of people and ideas.

Resources for Working with International Undergrads

Through the Academic Affairs, there a multiple resources, like consultation, workshops, more to help the CU staff help international students feel more comfortable and confident in their classrooms.

Ombuds Office

At the Ombuds Office, we offer all members of the university community a safe place to talk about their campus-related problems. We help you identify and evaluate options and provide information. We can facilitate conversations between conflicting parties and make referrals when necessary.

School of Education

The University of Colorado Boulder’s nationally recognized School of Education not only prepares outstanding educators, scholars, and teachers, it drives new models of K-20 education.

United Government of Graduate Students

UGGS is the primary advocacy group for graduate and professional students on the CU-Boulder campus.

Medical Services

Medical Services offers CU students updates on the health services and changes on the CU campus. Our services include primary care, pharmacy, sexual and reproductive health, physical therapy, nutrition services, and more.

Resources for International Graduate Students

Faculty/Staff Resource Guide For Assisting International Students


In support of the University’s growing enrollment of international students this resource guide is designed to be a quick reference for CU faculty and staff.  The guide features departmental descriptions and contact  names, e-mail and phone numbers for staff to facilitate a personalized contact and point of referral. 

International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS)

This is the office which bears the overall institutional responsibility for international students once they are admitted to the University of Colorado at Boulder.

Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

We work with the International Teaching Assistant section at TESOL. If you are interested in International TA programs at different universities, the web site provides more information.