Published: Sept. 3, 2020

This weekend brings National College Colors Day, succulent potting classes, a CU esports match, the CU Museum of Natural History at home and more.

students talk on campus Friday, Sept. 4

National College Colors Day

On the Friday before Labor Day, National College Colors Day encourages everyone to display their team spirit. Across the country, students, parents, family, fans and alumni will be wearing their team colors. Be sure to celebrate by wearing your black and gold and Buffs gear.

CU esports free-for-all

 Noon to 10 p.m.  Zoom
Join CU Boulder Esports and the Center for Student Involvement for a day of esports tournaments! Game titles including Fortnite, Valorant and Rocket League. Featuring a showmatch with a rival university, root for your fellow Buffs to crush our collegiate competition! Join in with a group of friends, or sign up solo and find a team to earn in-game prizes. Registration begins at noon.

How to Register for Fall Virtual Career Fairs

12:30–1:30 p.m. Zoom
Learn how to register for the virtual career fairs this semester, best practices for putting your best foot forward in employer chats and how to navigate Handshake.

Apply to the CU GOLD leadership program

Closes at 5 p.m.
CU GOLD (Gaining Opportunities through Leadership Development) provides free leadership development opportunities to all CU students. There are two tiers of advanced leadership training that include semester-long weekly seminars (the introductory Core Leadership Program and the advanced Applied Leadership Program). Applications close at 5 p.m., so complete yours today!


Saturday, Sept. 5

Succulent potting

2–4 p.m., 6–8 p.m.  Village Center, UMC
Looking for some greenery for your space? Join the Center for Student Involvement for this free event from 2 to 4 p.m. in the Village Center Innovation Station and then from 6 to 8 p.m. in the UMC South Terrace Tent. 

The Office virtual trivia

8 p.m. Zoom
Think you are an expert on The Office? Test your knowledge and win prizes! You can participate by yourself or with a team. Drop in any time! 


Sunday, Sept. 6

Guided painting class

7 p.m. UMC South Terrace Tent and Zoom​

All supplies are included for this free event! Sign up to participate either in-person or virtually. If joining via Zoom, please pick up your supplies in UMC 330 by Friday, Sept. 4, at 5 p.m.

CU Museum of Natural History at home

The CU Museum is now offering a wide range of exhibits and educational offerings for students, families and community members on their Museum From Home page. Find recent exhibits, engaging activities for kids and even some Zoom backgrounds. 


Monday, Sept. 7

Free fitness classes at The Rec

11 a.m., 3 p.m., 4:30 p.m.  Various locations
This Labor Day, The Rec is offering free fitness classes including cycling by the Buff Pool, outdoor yoga and more! Learn more and register today.