Fall Welcome is an opportunity to connect with faculty, staff, students and fellow Buff families. We will offer specific in-person programs for families and hope you can join us. If you can't join us in person, consider joining one of our Buff Family Webinars or Coffee Hours.

 Buff Family Welcome Tents​
Stop by our Buff Family Welcome tents to pick up some free Buff Family swag and speak with a Journey Leader! You can stop and get your questions answered, or write a Letter from Home to send words of encouragement to your student. We are excited to welcome you to the Buff family!

These Buff Family Welcome Tents will be located in Williams Village, Kittredge neighborhood and Farrand Field on the following days:

  • Aug. 21 | 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Aug. 22 | 11 a.m. - 4 p.m
  • Aug. 23: 11 a.m. - 4 p.m
  • Aug. 24 | 11 a.m. - 2 p.m

Family Orientation Sessions

 Family Orientation: Navigating the Transition |  CASE Chancellor's Hall

Join New Student and Family Programs in this family orientation presentation that will cover our tips to help support you as a family member as you navigate the college journey with your student. We will provide you with an overview of campus resources that are helpful for families and help you stay connected. Seating is first-come first serves for the in-person sessions. 

  • Aug. 21 | 1 p.m. - 2 p.m.
  • Aug. 22 | 1 p.m. - 2 p.m.
  • Aug. 23 | 2 p.m. - 3 p.m.
  • Aug. 24 | 1 p.m. - 2 p.m.

 Buff Family Lounge and Ask a Journey Leader |  CASE Chancellor's Hall

Stop by the Buff Family Lounge between Family Orientation sessions to take a break, mingle and meet other Buff Families, ask a Journey Leader a question about campus resources or enjoy some light refreshments. 

  • Aug. 21-24 | 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.

 Health, Wellness and Safety at CU  CASE Chancellor's Hall

You and your student are in the midst of an exciting, important, and new developmental stage. Join campus staff to learn more about how together we can support our Buffs in this transition. Topics include: building relationships, developing increased independence and communicating new boundaries. 

  • Aug. 21 |12 p.m.
  • Aug. 22 | 2 p.m.
  • Aug. 23 | 3 p.m.
  • Aug. 24 | 2 p.m.

 Fraternity and Sorority Life at CU Boulder |  CASE Chancellor's Hall

If your student is considering Fraternity and Sorority Life at CU, this session is a must-see! Join members of our Fraternity and Sorority Life (FSL) office to learn about CU's affiliated chapters and other options your student might see at CU. The professional staff will also be joined by affiliated student leaders who can share their perspective on Greek Life.

  • Aug. 21 | 3 p.m.
  • Aug. 22 | 3 p.m.
  • Aug. 23 | 11 a.m.
  • Aug. 24 | 11 a.m.

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