Published: Oct. 18, 2021

This week brings National Transfer Student Week events, open mic night, Health Huts: Continuum of Use, a talk with acclaimed speaker and sexuality educator Ericka Hart and more.

person sitting on bench outsideMonday, Oct. 18

Mindful Mondays

 2–3 p.m.  Wardenburg, West Solarium, Room 321
Our bodies carry us through our entire lives, but we may not always appreciate all they do for us. Attend this workshop to learn about body positivity, neutrality and liberation as well as ways to treat our bodies better.

Networking: The Basics and Beyond

 1–2 p.m.  Virtual
Learn about networking basics, how to network in a genuine way and how to take networking to the next level. Make sure to register on Handshake to attend this session.

National Transfer Student Week

 Oct. 18–22  Time varies  Location varies
National Student Transfer Week is a great place to meet transfer Buffs, attend transfer student events and get to know campus! Check out some events to be on the lookout for:

View the full list of National Transfer Student Week events.

Tuesday, Oct. 19

Designing Positions for Volunteers: Volunteer Management Training series

 10–11:30 a.m. Virtual
Do you want to learn more about how to get volunteers for your organization? Join the Volunteer Resource Center on this training series to learn about the process of creating and managing volunteer roles. The series is open to CU Boulder students, staff and faculty as well as nonprofit organizations.

Health Huts: Continuum of Use

 2–4 p.m.  Rec Center lobby
Explore how alcohol and other drugs impact your life and where you are on the continuum of use. You will also learn about on-campus resources.

Poker Tournament

 7–9 p.m.  UMC, The Connection
Come show your skills at the free Texas Hold’em poker tournament. Sign-up starts at 6 p.m. at The Connection front desk. Prizes for top finishers!

Wednesday, Oct. 20

LGBTQ+ Game Night

 5–6:30 p.m.  C4C N320
Let your competitive side shine at the LGBTQ+ game night! There will be board games, video games, free snacks and friends. Take a few hours to relax in community with other LGBTQ+ Buffs. 

Journey Leader Informational Meet & Greet

 6–7 p.m.  C4C S350
Come meet current and past Journey Leaders and learn more about the position and application process. Bring a friend and come enjoy activities and snacks while you learn more about how you can get involved and become a Journey Leader.

Thursday, Oct. 21

Speaker Series: Ericka Hart

 5:30 p.m.  Koelbel 102
Join the first speaker series hosted by the Center for Inclusion and Social Change with honored guest Ericka Hart, a black queer femme activist, writer, highly acclaimed speaker and award-winning sexuality educator. Both radical and relatable, she continues to push well beyond the threshold of sex positivity. This event is open to all CU Boulder students, faculty and staff, and will be available both in person and virtually. Don’t forget to register online!

Friday, Oct. 22

Open Mic Night

 7–9 p.m.  UMC, The Connection
Calling all performers! Are you a singer, musician, band, comedian, poet, storyteller or have any other talents you want to share with the world? If so, then come perform at Open Mic Night at The Connection’s Club 156. All types of performers, first-timers and experienced artists are welcome. Performer sign-up begins at 6 p.m. at The Connection front desk.