Published: Sept. 11, 2019

There's always something happening at CU Boulder! Mark your calendars for these events this fall.

Homecoming 2016

Homecoming 2016


Academic Summit

Don’t miss the Academic Summit from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. Sept. 18 on the Engineering Quad Lawn. Learn more about academic opportunities at CU Boulder with representatives from academic advising, tutoring, Career Services, colleges and schools, and other campus support services. Enjoy free food, play lawn games, climb a rock wall and pet therapy dogs!

Innovation & Entrepreneurship Campus Kickoff

Want to turn your innovative ideas into reality? Join students, faculty, staff and community members on Sept. 20 at the Village Center to hear from inspiring entrepreneurs such as Icelantic Skis, network with local entrepreneurs and startup founders, and explore CU's innovation ecosystem and entrepreneurial resources. Learn more and register.


Family Weekend

Join this fall tradition of family events, sessions, receptions and, of course, football! Events will be held Oct. 3–6. Registration is required by Sept. 16. Get an overview of what's happening.

Leo Hill Leadership Speaker Series

The Newton Leadership Chair and Leo Hill Speaker Series will host several speakers this fall, who will share their leadership experience with students. John Huston and Chris Fussell will speak on campus in October.

State of the Campus address

Join the campus community for Chancellor DiStefano's annual State of the Campus address at 9 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 8. Doors open at 8:15 a.m. for refreshments and conversation.



Homecoming week brings a myriad of student events to campus Nov. 7–9, including a pep rally, parade, BuffTalks (a mini-lecture series featuring professors from the colleges of Arts and Sciences and Education), Ralphie's Corral Tailgate, the football game against Stanford and more.

International Education Week

International Education Week (IEW), Nov. 18–22, is a joint initiative organized by the U.S. departments of State and Education. Each year, CU Boulder organizes programming to showcase and celebrate the extensive international connections here on campus. Additionally, Global Citizen Award recipients will be honored during IEW; nominations are due Oct. 10.

Diversity and Inclusion Summit

As part of CU Boulder's continuing work of making excellence inclusive, the 29th Diversity and Inclusion Summit, Nov. 12–13, extends the theme of intent and impact into its second year. Stop by one of the numerous sessions and participate in this biannual campus summit. Before you attend, take part in the campus One Read and join the discussion.