August 27: Farrand Fest

1-6 p.m. Farrand Field Join The Herd for Farrand Fest, a fun-filled day of games, prizes, entertainment, and free food. Come to Farrand Field on Saturday, August 27 to start your year off right.

Be Involved Fair

August 24: Be Involved Fair

3-7 p.m. Norlin Quad The Be Involved Fair (formerly the Student Involvement Fair, Volunteer Resource Fair, and Campus Resource Fair) is an annual opportunity for students to discover the organizations that make up our CU Boulder community. Campus partners, community organizations with volunteer opportunities in the Boulder area, and more...

Welcome Fest

August 20: Welcomefest 2016

5:30 -10:30 p.m. Farrand Field The annual CU Welcomefest Concert will take place on Farrand Field.

UMC Fall Fest

August 19: UMC Fall Fest

7:30 p.m. University Memorial Center (UMC) UMC Fall Fest features a variety of fun, interactive activities and free food throughout the UMC. Activities include tie dye shirts, improve comedy performances, free bowling in the Connection, and much more! Be sure to arrive early to have your picture taken with CU's...

Fall Convocation

August 19: Fall Convocation

10:30 a.m. Coors Event Center Attendance at Convocation, the rite of induction into the CU-Boulder academic community is essential and is expected of all new students. Students will hear from Chancellor Philip P. DiStefano, faculty, staff and student leaders, and will learn about the meaning and responsibilities of becoming CU-Boulder...

Photo at Folsom

August 18: Photo at Folsom Field

8 p.m. Folsom Field New CU-Boulder students are invited to have their photo taken in Folsom Stadium. The photos will be displayed in the Regent Administrative Center in the New Student & Family Programs office.

Connect @ The Rec

August 18: Connect @ The Rec: Backyard Bash

9-11 p.m. The Recreation Center CU Boulder Recreation Services and the Residence Hall Association (RHA) invite students to Connect at the Rec - Backyard Bash. Indoor and outdoor activities include bouldering in the climbing gym, putt-putt golf, swimming in the Buff pool, lawn games, ice skating, free food, and more!

CU Kick-Off

August 18: CU Kickoff

8:30 p.m. Folsom Field Open to all. Division of Student Affairs, New Student Welcome Programs Office and Colorado Athletics jointly host the “CU Kickoff” at Folsom Field with an official welcome from Residence Hall Association, CU Student Government, and Student Affairs, followed by a pep rally featuring CU coaches and...

CU Carnivale

August 17: CU Carnivale

8:00 p.m. An opportunity for all incoming freshman students to come together for an evening of international music, dance, snacks, games and prizes.

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