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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...

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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...

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Free health and wellness services for students

Jan. 24, 2020

It can be challenging for students to manage their mental and physical health in college. That’s why CU Boulder offers a number of health and wellness services to all-fee paying students. Here are just a few of our free programs that can help students improve their wellbeing here on campus:...

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Starting the semester strong

Jan. 17, 2020

No matter where your student is in their academic journey, there are on-campus resources available to help. Whether it's developing their time management and note-taking skills or visiting The Writing Center, encourage your student to take advantage of these free academic resources now for a successful semester. Academic Success and...

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Is your student looking for housing next year?

Jan. 10, 2020

With the beginning of the spring semester, now is a great time for students to finalize housing for next year. Here are some resources and information to share with your student to help with their housing search. On-campus residence halls The re-application process for living in the residence halls begins...

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Applying for scholarships

Jan. 7, 2020

Whether your student is in their first year or final year at CU, scholarships are something they shouldn’t pass up. There are many scholarships available through CU Boulder, and search tools to find more options. Here are some ways to get started. CU Boulder scholarships Students can apply for scholarships...


Three ways to save money on Education Abroad programs

Jan. 7, 2020

Is your student interested in studying abroad? While classes, living and traveling abroad may sound expensive, it doesn’t have to be. It’s possible for your student to have an adventure abroad and save money. Here are a few ways to help make it happen. Browse affordable programs Education Abroad has...

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Spring 2020 Health Insurance Information

Jan. 7, 2020

The student health insurance portal is now open for the spring 2020 semester. If your student would like to make changes to their current insurance plan or if this is their first semester at CU, the deadline to complete all insurance requirements is Wednesday, February 5 . If you would...


Preparing for tough conversations

Dec. 9, 2019

Having your student back home can sometimes be as stressful as it is enjoyable. Even when we have the best intentions, and are thrilled to see each other, we can find ourselves in tough conversations. Preparing for these interactions, whatever they may be, can help make us all feel more...

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Buff Family Q&A: Words of encouragement for finals

Dec. 9, 2019

We asked Buff families to share their words of encouragement for their student during finals. Read their responses below! “Get some sleep, stay focused. You GOT this!!!” “I sent a sweet note with a gift card to Insomnia Cookies to brighten her spirits!” “I remind my student to take breaks...