As you make the transition from high school to college, you may find the expectations are greater and that the study strategies you used in high school no longer guarantee your academic success. Pre-Engineering students can find academic support resources on this page: Resources for Academic Success.
Academic Support Resources
Engineering Ambassadors are students in their sophomore, junior or senior year who offer a variety of direct services — peer advising, help with choosing a major, training in study skills, and career services, engineering center tours — as well as referrals to other campus services. Engineering Ambassadors receive paraprofessional training from a variety of campus resources. First-year students can learn more about this program on the Engineering Ambassadors page.
BOLD Student Success Center
Drop-in tutoring is provided free of charge to all Engineering and Pre-Engineering students. Students in need of one-on-one or small group tutoring for Calculus I, II, III, Differential Equations, Physics, Computing/Programming and a variety of other courses should visit the Student Success Center website.
Department Specific Resources
Additional Campus Resources
- Housing Academic Support Assistance Program (ASAP) - Students living in the residence halls can get tutoring in specific courses free of charge through the Housing Department. Both drop-in and group sessions are available. Go to Housing ASAP for more information, or call 303-735-3303. You can also download and use the Penji app to locate tutors at CU Boulder.
- Disability Services Office assists students with disabilities in taking part in the academic, social, and cultural life of the University. Services are provided to students with documented disabilities and physical disabilities. For more information, go to C4C, Room N200 or call 303-492-8671. Students must make an appointment for a screening interview to determine eligibility for assistance.
- Counseling and Psychiatric Services: A Community Action Center assists with a wide range of personal, group, psychological, and behavioral counseling. Additionally, offer a variety of workshops on managing time, procrastination, test anxiety and more. For more information please contact one of their two locations: CAPS at C4C (303-492-6766, C4C S440) or CAPS at Wardenburg (303-492-5654, Wardenburg, 1st floor).
- Career Services helps students discover who they are, what they want to do, and how to get there. They are the bridge between academics and the world of work.Career Services offers free services for all CU-Boulder degree-seeking students, and alumni up to one year after graduation. There is a career counselor dedicated to working with engineering students who works in the Engineering Center two days per week, but any career counselor can assist you with your needs. To schedule an appointment with a career counselor, call 303-492-6541.