Our educational workshops are designed to provide valuable information and insight to students on a variety of topics. They are a great option to address a variety of needs.

All workshops are free and confidential. Students do not need to be a CAPS client or complete CAPS paperwork to attend.


This workshop is a three-part series designed to help you make a change in your life by learning mindfulness techniques, as well as ways to cope with distressing emotions and thoughts. Some of the skills you will learn include how to make balanced decisions, to self-soothe, to take a step back from your thoughts and to live by your values. With guidance and support, this workshop might be all you need to get back on track and feeling better in no time.

Fall 2017:

  • Mondays, 3:30 - 4:30 PM starting 11/27
  • Tuesdays 3:30 - 4:30 PM 
  • Wednesdays, 2 - 3 PM 
  • Thursdays, 12 - 1 PM and 4 - 5 PM (starting 11/30)

This workshop is non-sequential and students can join at any time. All sections will be in C4C S440.

Please call 303-492-2277 to sign up.

Having trouble getting things done? Easily distracted? Putting things off until the bitter end? In this free, three-session workshop, you will learn skills to help you overcome procrastination and low motivation. Learn skills and ways of working with your mind to complete the things you need to get done while moving in the direction you want to go.

Fall 2017:

Mondays from 11 a.m. - 12 p.m. in C4C, S440

  • Section 1: 9/18, 9/25, 10/2
  • Section 2: 10/9, 10/16, 10/23
  • Section 3: 10/30, 11/6, 11/13
  • Section 4: 11/27, 12/4, 12/11

Tuesdays from 1 - 2 p.m.

  • Section 1: 9/26, 10/3, 10/10
  • Section 2: 10/17, 10/24, 10/31
  • Section 3: 11/7, 11/14, 11/28

Please call 303-492-2277 to sign up.

This free 10-week class is for students on or near academic alert, academic probation, academic recovery or those who are in Continuing Education working towards reinstatement. Students will learn academic skills including time management, effective study habits and coping with test anxiety, while rebuilding confidence in a supportive environment alongside others in the same situation.

Bounce Back classes begin the week of Sept. 11, 2017:

  • Mondays, 1 - 2:30 p.m. in C4C S435,
  • Tuesdays, 1 - 2:30 p.m. in C4C N215 or
  • Wednesdays, 4 - 5:30 p.m in C4C S435.

Bounce Back class information and signup for Spring 2018 are not currently available. 

Additional resources available on campus:


This drop-in group is an opportunity to be led through a powerful guided meditation to undo stress, soothe the nervous system, and feel better. Students, staff and faculty are welcome to attend. Participants are encouraged to bring materials for personal comfort that will aid meditation (e.g., yoga mat, a small pillow or cushion, etc.). Please arrive on time so the meditation is not disturbed. There will be no late admittance.

Every Friday from 12:15 - 12:45 p.m.

Location: CU Art Museum

Feel Good Fridays does not take place during finals week.

Facilitator: Matthew Tomatz

Join fellow international students at a series of free workshops to network, share your experiences and build practical skills.

Students are welcome to attend one or all of the sessions! 

Fall 2017

First Thursday of the month from 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. 

  • November 2: How to manage stress and stay healthy
  • December 7: Dealing with homesickness and loneliness

No sign up required; tea and light snacks will be provided!

Location: Center for Community (C4C) JD Abrams Lounge, S336
Facilitated by: Idalia Massa-Carroll, CAPS and Laura Hoffsis, International Student and Scholar Services