Healthy Buffs: 3 keys to personal growth this summer

June 7, 2018

With longer days and a different schedule, summer can be a great time for your student to consider what they want for themselves and how they can plan to make it happen. This can mean setting clear goals, planning for the future or just learning to live in the moment...

Developing Life Skills

Feb. 8, 2018

As your student becomes more independent, you may hear them use the phrase ‘adulting’ more often. Part of the student experience is developing skills and routines that are typical of an adult, such as cooking, completing household chores, running errands and paying bills. CU Boulder offers resources to help your...

Fall Break

Nov. 15, 2017

Fall break can be a great time to reconnect with your student. While your student hasn’t been away from home that long, they are now used to being on their own schedule and living independently. They may have new habits and ways of operating in the world that differ from...

Academic Planning

Oct. 24, 2017

Whether your student is in their first year or last year at CU Boulder, now is about the time to start thinking about the future when it comes to academics. Academic Support Resources If your student feels they are struggling with one or more of their classes this semester, they...

Conflict Resolution Tips for Parents and Families

Oct. 12, 2017

Conflict is a normal and natural experience when your student is navigating and adjusting to new situations. While conflict can be challenging and uncomfortable for your student, there are ways you can support them while they are learning to engage in difficult dialogues and develop conflict resolution skills that will...

Getting Involved at CU

Sept. 14, 2017

As soon as your student arrives on campus to begin the fall semester, they are surrounded by many ways to “get involved”. Chalk messages are scrawled on the sidewalk by various organizations, event posters cover every inch of bulletin boards, and over 300 student organizations take over Norlin Quad for...