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Disordered eating and eating disorders are complex issues that can impact all genders, ages, races, ethnicities and sexual orientations. At CU Boulder, we believe in the importance of supporting students who struggle with disordered eating and eating disorders. 

A collaborative approach

We have a multidisciplinary treatment team that includes a medical provider, psychiatric provider, mental health provider and registered dietitian nutritionist. This unique collaborative care approach helps identify students who are struggling with challenges associated with disordered eating.

Research has shown that multidisciplinary treatment teams on college campuses help students with eating disorders stay in therapy longer and leave therapy with planned terminations. 

Our team

Our team will assess students who are at risk for eating disorders, including Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa, Binge Eating Disorder and Atypical eating disorders. Based on medical, psychological and nutritional evaluations, students will be provided with appropriate support that helps them move towards recovery.  Our team follows evidence-based treatment guidelines and will make referrals for higher levels of care when necessary.

Connect with us

  • Schedule an appointment online with the Medical Clinic or Nutrition Services
    • Students can receive an eating disorder evaluation from the Medical Clinic
    • Nutrition counseling is available for students
  • To get started in counseling, students can come to either Counseling and Psychiatric Services (CAPS) locations for a walk-in appointment. Walk-ins are offered Monday - Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; no appointment is necessary.

At times, students with eating disorders may require a higher level of care than we can provide. In these instances we will facilitate a referral to a more appropriate care provider. Find coverage information for student with Gold SHIP.


Eating Concerns and Body Image Resources

Watch: Mindful Eating

This video can help you learn about some existing virtual and online resources that address concerns individuals may have surrounding their relationship with food and body image including national eating disorder organizations, virtual support groups, helpful hotlines, educational podcasts and more.


Additional Resources