Published: March 7, 2022

This week brings women's rock climbing night, the Graduate School Fair, an LGBTQ+ pool party, St. Patrick’s Week at the Rec Center, fire pits at Beach Park, a Legally Blonde film screening and more.

Students catch up on studying and relaxing at the UMC fountain areaMonday, March 7

Trivia Night: Jurassic Park

 7–9 p.m.  UMC, The Connection
Join The Connection for Trivia Night! Today’s theme is Jurassic Park. Sign up for free with a team or individually. Sign-up starts at 6 p.m. at The Connection front desk. Prizes will be awarded to top finishers!

Women Rock (Postponed until March 14)

 7–10 p.m.  Rec Center 
Enjoy a night of climbing at the Rec Center climbing gym! Outdoor Program staff will be available to provide belay support and instructional advice. The event is open to first-time and experienced climbers. All expressions of the female and non-binary identity are welcome.

Tuesday, March 8

Food Pathways

 5–6:30 p.m.  Rec Center, ice rink overlook room
Attend this workshop to hear from speakers on the direct connection between food and climate justice. These discussions, demonstrations and presentations will highlight the leadership of many local BIPOC leaders that are centering food sovereignty as solutions to address climate change. Register to be part of this event.

Womxn’s Appreciation Cards

Noon–2:30 p.m.  UMC 457
Come show love and support for a friend, loved one or mentor by making a card and celebrating International Womxn’s Day at the Dennis Small Cultural Center.

Wednesday, March 9

Graduate School Fair

 11 a.m.–4 p.m.  Virtual
Considering graduate school? The graduate fair is a great way to explore opportunities with more than 100 graduate schools. Learn about their application deadlines, interview prep, materials and more! To increase your chance of being selected to talk one-on-one, complete your profile and RSVP for the event in Handshake.

Thursday, March 10

Buffs Hire Buffs

 5–7 p.m. Virtual
Come to this networking night to hear from some of CU Boulder’s most prominent alumni employers. Alumni recruiters present their company, what it means to be a Forever Buff and open job and internship opportunities.

LGBTQ+ Pool Party Bash

 8 p.m.  Rec Center, Clare Pool
Join the Rec Center and Pride Office for an LGBTQ+ swim night. All identities, allies and body types welcome! No registration necessary.

Friday, March 11

St. Patrick’s Week at the Rec Center

 March 11–17  Times vary  Locations vary
Visit the Rec Center for a week of fun, free events with lots of swag available.

Fire Pit Friday

 7–9 p.m.  Beach Park on the Hill
Join Off-Campus Housing and Neighborhood Relations at Beach Park on the Hill to warm up with some fire pits! Snacks and hot beverages will be available. All students are welcome.

Friday Night Film Series: Legally Blonde

 8–10:30 p.m.  CHEM 140
Come watch a movie on the big screen with Program Council. Tonight’s film is Legally Blonde. 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.

Bonus: 4 things to do on Saturday

Transfer Students: Hike to Chautauqua

 9 a.m.–noon  Chautauqua Loop
Join fellow transfer students on a 3.6-mile hike to the Flatirons where you can meet new friends and manage your personal well-being. Meeting location will be at the base of the Chautauqua loop. 

RHA’s Shamrock Showdown

 7:30–10 p.m.  Farrand Field
Join Residence Hall Association for our Shamrock Showdown—the campus's premiere St. Patrick's Day competition. Come out and enjoy fun games and inflatables to compete against your friends, get a bite of some yummy food and the chance to win prizes on Farrand Field.

St. Patrick’s Day Silent Disco

 8–10 p.m.  UMC, The Connection
Come and join the Silent Disco party in Club 156 as an early St. Patrick's day celebration. Bring a friend to dance the night away and enjoy free bowling! Food and snacks will also be available for purchase.

Denver Nuggets Game

 7 p.m.  Ball Arena
Get a free ticket to see the Denver Nuggets take on the Toronto Raptors at Ball Arena in Denver! Pick up your ticket at 10 a.m. March 8 in UMC 330. One ticket per student with a valid Buff OneCard. If you want to go to the game with a friend, please pick up your tickets together. No tickets will be held.

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