Become friends with local people and learn about American customs, lifestyle, and traditions through Boulder Friends of International Students (BFIS)! BFIS provides the opportunity for new international students to be matched with local community members who help students settle into life in Boulder, build friendships and share cultural insights with their international student.
The International Student Guides (ISG) help you with questions before you arrive and with your initial cultural and academic adjustments. The ISG program is open to undergraduate and graduate students during their first semester at CU. The ISG program also helps you find and connect with campus resources, and holds regular events and activities to connect you with other students.
CU-International is a Recognized Student Organization who plan and lead activities for international students, scholars, and faculty. Members are both international and domestic students. Being involved with CU International is a great way to meet students from all over the world! CU International offers weekly events and other social events throughout the year.
International Coffee Hour: occurs every Friday during the fall and spring semesters. Open to all CU students, faculty, and staff. Location: UMC Grill, 4 - 5:30 p.m.
The International Festival (I-Fest) is an annual celebration of the many cultures and countries represented on the CU-Boulder campus. Over 4,000 CU and community members attend this celebration of culture, dance, and food. The International Festival Committee (IFC) meets for most of the fall and spring semesters to organize the event. All students are welcome to join the committee!
Information for I-Fest 2018:
Date: Saturday, April 14, 2018
Time: 5:00 - 9:00 pm
Location: University Memorial Center, Glenn Miller Ballroom