Published: Jan. 24, 2022

Welcome back, Buffs! This week brings the social gaming event of the semester, Winter Welcome with the Pride Office, an advance screening of “Jackass Forever,” a mobile food pantry and much more.

Students on snowy campusMonday, Jan. 24

Spring Kick-Off at the Rec

 Jan. 24–30  Times vary ​ Rec Center
Stop by the Rec Center and explore different activities you can be a part of throughout the semester. The Rec will offer free classes for a limited time to help you find something you enjoy. Don’t forget to bring your Buff OneCard to participate! Check out:

I Love Mondays: Sliders and chips

 2–3 p.m.  UMC North Dining Room
Connect with other Buffs while you enjoy some light treats. I Love Mondays is a space to learn about campus departments, student organizations and events to help you become more connected on campus. 

Tuesday, Jan. 25

DIY Night: Magazine Mosaics

 5–7 p.m. ​ UMC 330
Let your creativity shine at DIY Night! This is a great event to meet others while participating in a fun craft project. Today’s craft is making magazine mosaics. Space is limited, and registration closes at noon Jan. 24.

SmartER Goals: Bouncing back if things aren’t going as planned

 2–4 p.m.  Engineering Center, lobby
Sometimes our goals become hard to maintain. Come find support in evaluating your progress, revising your goals as needed and figuring out what's most important to you.

Wednesday, Jan. 26

Winter Welcome

 5:30–7 p.m. ​ C4C, Abrams Lounge
Join the Pride Office to celebrate the start of a new semester and welcome all LGBTQ communities back to campus. Food and fun will be provided.

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Tournament

 5–10 p.m. ​ UMC, The Connection
Show off your skills at a video game tournament! Sign-up starts at 4 p.m. at The Connection front desk. Co-hosted by CU Gaming and The Connection.

Thursday, Jan. 27

Mobile Food Pantry

 2–4 p.m.  UMC South Terrace Plaza
Are you facing food insecurity? The Mobile Food Pantry is here to help you. You can receive up to 30 pounds of food in multiple boxes including dairy, meat, fresh produce and more. Be sure to bring your Buff OneCard and several reusable bags with you to carry items easily. Food will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis. The pantry is free and open to CU Boulder students, faculty and staff as well as community members of Boulder and Broomfield Counties.

​If you would like to volunteer to help out at the mobile food pantry, please sign up here.

Think about it Thursdays: Overcoming obstacles

 3:30–4:30 p.m.  Zoom
Learn how to set smart goals and identify factors that may help or hinder you in meeting those goals.

Friday, Jan. 28

Friday Night Film Series: Jackass Forever

 8–10:30 p.m. ​ Chemical Engineering, Room 140
Come watch a movie on the big screen with Program Council. Tonight’s film is an advance screening of Jackass Forever. There will be free popcorn, and the event is open to all students and guests. Doors open at 7:30 p.m.; the film begins at 8 p.m.

Press Start to Continue – The Social Gaming Event of the Semester

 6–10 p.m. ​ UMC, Glenn Miller Ballroom
Join CU Gaming for the social gaming event of the semester, featuring VR play, PC free-play, 
Smash Friendlies, fighting games, D&D, Magic: The Gathering, esports and more.