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

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...

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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:...


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...


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...

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What to do if your student is having trouble sleeping

Nov. 18, 2019

After enough late nights and early mornings, feeling sleepy can seem like another part of the college experience for your student. But sleep is vital to overall health—research shows that getting 7-9 hours of restful sleep every night makes a world of difference for cognitive functioning, mood, metabolism, memory, immune...

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Talking with your student about their future

Nov. 18, 2019

Whether your student is considering a summer internship, full-time job or further education, fall break can be a great time to check in with them about their future plans. Here are a few tips for talking with your student about their future. Listen and check in Many students feel anxiety...

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Buff Family Q&A: Student clubs and organizations

Nov. 18, 2019

We asked Buff families to share a club or student organization their student has joined that they would recommend to a fellow Buff looking to get involved. Read their responses below! “Colorado Ocean Coalition.” Their mission is to develop a two-way relationship with the oceans and water. Those who live...