Perks, services and resources for faculty and staff
Published: Feb. 27, 2023
In addition to providing a variety of resources and support for students, many departments within the Division of Student Affairs have services available for faculty and staff.
Perks for faculty and staff
Discounts at The Connection
Plan your next team get-together at The Connection! Located in the UMC, The Connection offers discounted rates for staff and faculty on a range of activities including bowling, billiards, ping pong and more. Plus, CU departments get a discount on event packages.
Rec Center memberships and classes
Recreation Services offers a $25 one-month trial membership for CU Boulder staff and faculty. Trial memberships give you access to both the main Rec Center and Williams Village Rec Center, free group fitness classes, wellness services and more. Faculty and staff can also participate in free Employee Group Fitness Classes this semester.
CU NightRide is a student-operated organization that provides free evening transportation within Boulder city limits to students, faculty and staff. Download the app from the App Store or Google Play to request a ride during regular service hours.
Services available to faculty and staff
There are 15 dining locations across campus, offering a variety of convenient options for breakfast, lunch and dinner. As a faculty or staff member, here are some tips to maximize your on-campus dining experience.
Green Office Program
The Environmental Center provides the Green Office Program for faculty and staff. This educational program integrates many of CU Boulder’s campus sustainability initiatives, including transportation, purchasing, recycling and energy.
From simple lunches and coffee breaks to elegant dinners and receptions, CU Events Planning & Catering is your full-service planning resource for various campus or group events. Highly qualified event planners will help produce your ideal event, whether you’re planning a lunch meeting, reception or graduation event.
CU Conference Services serves as a one-stop shop for conference planning. They can help you with all logistics and details as you plan your conference including venue space, audio/video equipment, catering and lodging for you and your conference guests.
Resources to help faculty and staff support students
Career Services offers classroom presentations for students with topics ranging from career exploration to building professional skills to post graduate job search. Career Services also has specific advisors dedicated to colleges and departments. This means you can benefit from clear communication and work with a career advisor that has experience advising students in your field.
The Volunteer Resource Center connects students to volunteer experiences that match their interests and availability, helping them get involved and find community. Bringing the VRC into your classroom can help students learn about involvement opportunities and find their place on campus. The VRC offers free presentations about programs, events and resources offered. Request a presentation.