Plan For Your Professional Development
Professional development is the act of pursuing learning opportunities to improve skills and grow knowledge. There are many benefits of professional development including skill building, career growth and relationship building.
Attend an employee learning program through the Department of Human Resources
Organization and Employee Development offers a full range of learning opportunities over the summer. Summer is a perfect time to get in a few courses before things pick up in the fall again. Some are no cost or low cost. Check out the link below to learn more.
Learn More and Register for Courses
Take advantage of On-Demand learning
Prioritize Your Wellness
Focusing on your wellness is more critical now more than ever before. Influencing your own health, quality of life and mental wellbeing leads to you giving your best. The following programs can help you start your wellness journey or strengthen the path you are already on.
Utilize the Faculty and Staff Assistance Program
The Faculty & Staff Assistance Program (FSAP) is dedicated to serving the emotional and psychological needs of the campus community. All FSAP staff are trained as generalist counselors and are equipped to deal with a wide range of personal and work related issues. FSAP services are no cost to all CU Boulder faculty and staff members.
Learn More and Schedule an Appointment with FSAP
Explore More Health and Wellness Options
FSAP has partnered with local community experts to offer a wide array of workshops and seminars designed to support areas of mental, physical, relational, and environmental wellness. Wellness events are free to attend. Registration is open for summer events:
Maximize Use of Your Perks
Perks for CU Boulder faculty and staff range from childcare to transportation. Consider ways to use your perks to the fullest this summer.
Explore the Full List of Employee Perks
For those with caregiving responsibilities
CU Boulder has partnered with Bright Horizons to help employees better manage work, family, and personal responsibilities. Eligible faculty and staff have 10 uses per calendar year for backup child, adult, and elder care in addition to several other discounts provided by Bright Horizons. You can also use your 10 uses for tutoring--at a very discounted rate!
CU Children's Center
The CU Children’s Center offers full and part-time schedules and is open to children of CU graduate and family housing residents, students, faculty, staff and alumni.
Other Care Discounts
As a state employer, CU Boulder employees are eligible to participate in the State of Colorado’s employee discount program. Benefit Hub childcare and eldercare discounts may include:
For those looking to travel
As a state employer, CU Boulder employees are eligible to participate in the State of Colorado’s employee discount program. Benefit Hub discounts for the traveler may include:
Don’t forget your Eco-Pass! The Eco Pass provides eligible CU faculty, staff, and retirees bus and light rail service (including Local, Regional and Express service). This includes the SkyRide bus service to DIA.
For those taking a staycation
Visit a campus museum:
As employees of the State of Colorado, your state ID allows you unlimited free admission to seven History Colorado museums statewide! Participating History Colorado museums include:
Take to the trails
Catch a show, or two