family weekend

Making the most of summer with your student

May 22, 2020

Whether your student plans to visit home for a short stay or an extended amount of time, the summer months can be a great time to reconnect. Whether your student came home earlier than expected this year due to COVID-19 or they are just returning home, you may find that...


Getting a head start this summer

May 1, 2020

Now that finals are over, encourage your student to take some time to reflect on the past year. What were their highlights? What classes did they enjoy? Are they happy with their grades? Is there anything they wish they had done differently? Depending on the answers to these questions, there...

health and wellness services

Students can still access Health and Wellness Services from home

April 23, 2020

While many of our students have left campus, they can still access Health and Wellness Services from the comforts of home. Students can also access these services throughout the summer, even if they are graduating this semester. Counseling and Psychiatric Services (CAPS) If you’ve noticed changes in your student or...

Students studying at CU Boulder

Finals: Tips to support your student

April 9, 2020

Finals can be stressful for your student, no matter where they are at in their academic journey. Here are some ways in which you can support your student as they finish their semester. Let them vent Studying for tests, writing papers and completing projects at the end of the semester...

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Sophomore slump

Feb. 25, 2020

Being a sophomore in college comes with its challenges. A student’s sophomore year is a crucial time in their academic life. It’s the time they need to make a decision on a major to stay on track to graduate, it’s when they should start thinking about building a solid resume...


Spring Stress Tips

Feb. 25, 2020

As our students get further into the semester, they might feel pressure from a number of directions: schoolwork, finances, relationships, work schedules and more. While it’s important to acknowledge these responsibilities, remind your student to look out for their own energy and well-being, too. Here’s how to help them move...


11 resources to boost your student’s job or internship search

Feb. 25, 2020

Is your student looking for a summer internship? Or a full-time job after graduation? There are plenty of resources out there to help them in their search. Here are some favorite tools and websites from Career Services . Handshake Handshake is CU’s online job database. Thousands of employers post about...

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How to navigate important conversations with your student

Feb. 6, 2020

College is often a time for students to explore their independence and create their own identities as they transition into adulthood. As students navigate new experiences, they may come across challenges they haven’t had to face in the past and ask for your guidance. As we support our students through...

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Preparing for midterms

Feb. 6, 2020

It’s hard to believe that midterms are already right around the corner. If your student hasn’t already expressed to you how they are feeling about midterms, be sure to ask! Let them know you are there to support them. We’ve compiled a list of helpful tips and resources for your...

career fair

Everything your student needs to know about career fairs

Jan. 27, 2020

Whether your student is searching for an internship or a job after graduation, campus career fairs are a great place to start! There are steps they can take before, during and after the fair to make their search a success. With the STEM Industry Career & Internship Fair coming up...