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5 tips for the fall semester

Many of us are feeling a sense of adjustment as we head into the fall semester. While this is common in normal times, it may have even more of an impact under pandemic conditions. Whether you’re adjusting to new guidelines , getting used to a new course schedule, a new...

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5 sleep hacks to try this semester

With increasingly busy schedules, sleep may be the last thing on our minds as we try to make time for studying, socializing, internships, work and extracurricular activities. However, sleep is crucial for our health and happiness. Why is sleep important? Getting adequate sleep (7-9 hours each night) can help improve...

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Healthy Buffs: Practical advice for your first semester from current Buffs

Pandemic or no pandemic, college can be a big adjustment. To help you through your first semester, we asked current CU Boulder students what advice they had to give new students. Here’s what they shared: Read the syllabus. Every class comes with a syllabus. It’s one of the most important...

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Tips for navigating uncertainty this fall

It may feel like a lot of things are up in the air right now: the economy, the rise of COVID-19 cases, plans for returning to work, changes to the upcoming semester and much more. Persistent uncertainty and rapid changes can leave us feeling stressed, anxious, frustrated and exhausted. Here...

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Your campus fitness guide

The Rec Center is open for the fall as of Monday, August 10! Important updates to the Rec Center The Rec Center is committed to the health and safety of the CU Boulder campus community. Here are a few important updates to know before you come to The Rec. For...

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New COVID-19 return to work campus hotline

As staff, faculty and students start returning to campus, we want to make sure our community is equipped for a safe return. As part of this effort, Health and Wellness Services has established a hotline and email account to address common questions regarding testing, services and illness prevention related to...

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Summer activities: What you need to know

As shops, restaurants and other businesses reopen, it may feel like the worst is over. However, it’s important to remember that COVID-19 still poses significant risks to our community. Even though we shouldn’t be gathering with friends, it may be hard to resist the temptation. If you choose to go...

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Red, white and blue recipes for the 4th of July

June 26, 2020

The 4th of July is just around the corner, and that means it’s time to show off your stars and stripes. Here are 9 recipes to enjoy at home that will get you into the holiday spirit! Breakfast Start your day off right with these tasty red, white and blue...

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Student Review: Glutes, Core and More Virtual Group Fitness Class

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to participate in a campus event, class or workshop? Current students are here to share their experience trying out a variety of opportunities on campus, what to expect and what it’s like to participate! Dana Z., a CU Boulder senior, recently attended Glutes,...

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Family Welcome from Health and Wellness Services

Welcome from Health and Wellness Services ! As a Buff, your student has access to a full range of health and wellness services to support their holistic well-being, including recreation services, medical care, counseling and psychiatric services, peer-to-peer wellness coaching, support groups, advocacy, workshops and more. Explore everything Health and...

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