Published: Nov. 1, 2021

Editor’s note Nov. 2: Due to a positive COVID-19 test within the band, the 2021 Homecoming Concert featuring Peach Tree Rascals will be postponed to a later date.

This week brings the fall Diversity and Inclusion Summit, mindfulness for stress relief, Homecoming kickoff, karaoke night, fall treats at CU on Friday and more.

students walking outdoors on campusMonday, Nov. 1

Mindful Monday: Stress and Coping

 2–3 p.m.  Wardenburg, West Solarium, Room 321
What is currently causing you stress? Take a break to reflect and learn about mindfulness exercises that you can incorporate into your daily routine to keep stress at bay.

Homecoming Kickoff

 12–2 p.m.  Norlin Quad
Wear your CU apparel to get free food at the Homecoming Kickoff! Remember to bring your Buff OneCard to enter and check out a full list of events to celebrate homecoming week.

Tuesday, Nov. 2

Diversity and Inclusion Summit

 9 a.m.–7:15 p.m.  Virtual
The theme of this semester’s Diversity and Inclusion Summit is “The Power of Community: C.L.I.M.B. with Purpose.” Join fellow Buffs to explore how self-reflection plays a vital role in cultivating inclusive excellence while tapping into both your head and your heart. View the full schedule and register in advance to not miss out on this insightful event.

Health Huts: Stress Management

 2–4 p.m. Imig Music, student lounge, Room N102
Not all stress is bad stress! Stop by and learn about strategies to reduce stress and improve well-being. You’ll learn about self-care practices in each of the eight dimensions of wellness.


 5–6:30 p.m.  Virtual
Do you want to find out where your talents plug in? Explore the exciting world of startups and entrepreneurship! Meet with employees at startups and learn how you can get involved in what they are doing. Whether you’re interested in IT and engineering, content and design, social media and more, there’s something for everyone. Be sure to register on Handshake to attend this event!

Wednesday, Nov. 3

Lug Your Mug

 9–11 a.m.  ATLAS Center, outside Pekoe Coffee Shop
Come get a free coffee if you lug your mug! All you have to do is bring your own mug and you get rewarded with free coffee. The Zero Waste Outreach Team wants to reward you for getting out of the disposable mentality.

 Postponed: Homecoming Concert: Peach Tree Rascals  

 7–10 p.m.  UMC, Glenn Miller Ballroom
Due to a positive COVID-19 test within the band, the 2021 Homecoming Concert will be postponed to a later date. Program Council, along with the CUSG Homecoming Coalition, are actively working with the artist and venue to find a suitable new date for the concert, hopefully during the later part of the fall 2021 semester. All tickets purchased for the Nov. 3 date will be honored. When a rescheduled date is announced, tickets will go back on sale, and any ticket holders who can no longer attend can seek a refund. Please email with any ticket related questions.​

Thursday, Nov. 4

Karaoke Nights

 7–9 p.m.  UMC, The Connection
Here’s your chance to take your best rendition of “Billie Jean” or “Oops!... I Did It Again” to the people! Join this event for a night of great music and a fun time with friends. 

Skills for Success Lab

 1–3 p.m.  Virtual
Are you working on building a skills plan through the Skills for Success program? Come to the weekly drop-in advising and consulting forum to get your questions answered. Register on Handshake. 

Friday, Nov. 5

CU on Friday

 4–6 p.m.  UMC, The Connection
Connect with your community at this fun UMC tradition! November’s theme is “Keep Calm and Be Grateful.” Come decorate your free eye/sleep mask, grab a gratitude journal and enjoy some caramel apples, pumpkin bread and hot apple cider. Plus, there will be half-price bowling and billiards during the event.